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Family historians exploring the experiences of ancestors brought up in care will be able to learn more about what their forebears’ early lives may have been like thanks to the launch of a new exhibition
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Genealogists tracing Irish links will have new online access to records following the launch of a comprehensive new website.
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As the BBC launches a series on Irish history, we look at the events of the Great Famine – and how to trace your ancestors who fled the country. Plus tips on using newspapers to uncover your family's story, making the most of overseas BMDs, finding shipwrecked ancestors and more...
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Details of thousands of ancestors captured in records across four centuries can be explored in a single place for the first time thanks to the launch of a new website
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Two major sets of records featuring details of people who lived in Liverpool over the course of five centuries can now be explored online for the first time
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The day of the royal wedding finally arrives on Friday, with plenty of historical perspective on the ceremonies of the past. Plus the rest of the week's highlights
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To celebrate this month's royal wedding, we've put together a souvenir wallchart of Kate and William's family tree
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A collection of archive material telling the story of Britain’s census has gone on display at a new exhibition
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A new show from the makers of Who Do You Think You Are? aims to reconcile estranged family members, plus the rest of this week's TV and radio highlights
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A project to trace hundreds of children who were displaced by the Holocaust has been launched by a major American museum
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