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Researchers with Mancunian roots could discover religious dissenters in their family tree following the release of 400,000 nonconformist records online
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Ian Hislop looks at how Britain's thinkers looked back to the values of the Middle Ages during the chaos of the Industrial Revolution, while there's another chance to catch At Home with the Georgians
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Family historians have criticised findmypast for the handling of its recent redesign, as well as its answers to questions posed by Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine earlier this week
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The past week has shown that the collective passion of family historians is a force to be reckoned with. Let's put it to good use, says Sarah Williams
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More than 150 files created by MI5 during the First World War have been made available to download from the web, revealing details of organisations and individuals put under surveillance
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We asked findmypast to respond to the widespread criticism about the handling of their recent redesign. Here's what they said...
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More than 200,000 pages from the Jewish Chronicle dating back to the 1840s are now available explore at genealogy website MyHeritage
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Production Editor Steve Harnell looks at how the digital editions of Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine can help with your family history research
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A new First World War drama follows the lives of nurses on the front line, while Private Eye editor Ian Hislop looks at the British thirst for nostalgia
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The General Register Office for Northern Ireland has unveiled its eagerly awaited family history website – several days before its ‘official’ launch on Wednesday 9 April