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With election day finally here, our regular columnist Alan Crosby takes a look at the very different choices on offer for voters 200 years ago
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Family historians with links Down Under may soon find it easier than ever to trace their ancestors thanks to the acquisition by Findmypast of a major Australian website.
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There's disappointing news for British family historians looking forward to seeing the US series of Who Do You Think You Are?.
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More than 300 million names have been added to the database at FamilySearch, the world's largest collection of genealogical information.
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Details of more than 75,000 Royal Marines awarded medals during the First World War can now be searched online.
Our regular columnist Alan Crosby on the tricky business of learning more about the lives of the people behind the records
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Naval history, the catastrophic effects of wartime bombing and three more stories from the Who Do You Think You Are? archives feature among this week's top TV & radio for family historians.
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The records of more than 400,000 people who had shares in one of Britain’s largest railway companies can now be searched online.
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Images recording some of the major events from the past two centuries of British history have been made available to view online for the first time.
Our regular columnist Alan Crosby on the challenges – and unexpected rewards – of dealing with documents that have been edited over centuries
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