Features

Blog
01 October 2015

Hannah Richards looks at the resources available for researching the story of individuals living in India at the time of the country’s Partition in 1947

Blog
29 September 2015

Laura Berry looks at the records available for researching the life of a convict after their transportation

Blog
20 September 2015

Laura Berry explains how to access some of the best archive footage for researching everyone from performers to paupers

Blog
11 September 2015

Dr Matthew Thomas reveals how family historians can help make fascinating records from the Battle of Waterloo more accessible thanks to an innovative new project

Blog
27 August 2015

Laura Berry reveals the sources used to trace Sir Derek Jacobi’s French ancestors who emigrated to England during the 17th and 18th centuries

Blog
26 August 2015

Laura Berry explores the document trail left by Jewish people who evaded the Holocaust after the Germans invaded Poland

Blog
14 July 2015

We select some of the highlights from the BFI's new Britain on Film website, which showcases historic footage from across the country

Blog
10 July 2015

Jonathan Scott surveys the best websites for researching ‘the Few’ and the RAF ground staff that supported them in the Second World War

Blog
18 June 2015

The bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo means that there’s never been a better time to research ancestors who fought in the Napoleonic Wars, writes Jonathan Scott

Blog
08 May 2015

Following yesterday's General Election, Paul Blake take a look at poll books and electoral registers, which can reveal your ancestors' voting habits and much more besides

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