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WDYTYA 2017 Series starting soon!

Maybe I've missed it but I can't find anything on the forum about the new series.

Apparently it starts NEXT week! On 6 July the first subject will be Charles Dance.
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Don't ignore the Grands, please.

During many episodes I've heard what should be Grandaunts or Uncles referred to as "Greataunt" or Uncle by the show's staff. We've got folks calling the siblings of their Grandparents "Great" and they're even including it on charts. Doesn't the show feel a responsibility to represent relationships correctly? Even at Ancestry.com, my grand aunts are identified as a "Greataunt" in my tree. That's all kinds of wrong.
How can your sibling's grandchild be a "Grandniece ...
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Leicestershire electoral registers

These are impossible to use as you cannot find an address without browsing the entire series, I will give Find My Past 'null points' for this idea.
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divorced/remarried

First, sorry if this question has been answered in the past, as I'm new to researching family tree and have only just joined this forum.

My question is, how do you find a woman who has been married and re-married, ie. you have her maiden name and her first marriage name but no details of her next marriage (or subsequent marriages for that matter) or if the female relative is indeed alive or dead?

I ...
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Frederick Harris

Frederick Harris was born in The cape of good hope in 1797. He was brought to England by Lord Londesborough and given the name Frederick Harris. Does anyone know where I can get any papers
regarding Lord Londesborough from.
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missing father on marriage cert

cAn anyone offer advice please.
Frances Eyre was born 1890?
marriage certificate to George Lillie, has her father
"deceased" no name or occupation.

SHe married and Lived in Walker Tyneside, but i cannot find her on
1891, 1901 or 1911 census.

SHe is naturally on the 1939 register as she married G Lillie in 1913.

thanks
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Regiment

I have the WW1 Pension Records for Thomas Fredrick Wilson Truscott and his service number 095523 but I can't read which regiment he was with. Can anyone help?
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Lithuanian Family History Research

Please can anyone give any advice on tracing family history in Lithuania?
My grandfather was born in Vilnius in 1886 and came to Manchester around 1890 with his parents.
On the 1901 census the family are listed as being all born in Russia but with British Subjects entered. I have been unable to find out how this status was achieved-did they have to be nationalised? Any help or advice on information regarding tracing family in ...
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Canada in WDYTYA

I have watched all of the BBC's WDYTYA programmes, and I am sure at least one celebrity went to Canada for their search. Does anyone know or remember which one it was, please?
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Who Do You Think You Are? US 2014 Series

As it's the start of the summer holidays, I thought I'd watch an old episode. Having watched the UK series, I thought I'd look at a US episode and decided to watch the one with Rachel McAdams even though I don't know much about her.

Rachel and her sister came over to Plymouth to investigate their mother's family. They saw a copy of their great-grandfather's birth certificate which named his father as William Henry Creber ...
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