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A BBC documentary exploring the history of unemployment in York will reveal how the efforts of a local family history society helped unravel a 100-year-old mystery when it airs later this week
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A collection of archive material telling the story of Bournemouth across nearly 200 years is now available online, thanks to the launch of a new virtual museum
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Local and family historians can now learn more about their area nearly 1,000 years ago thanks to the latest addition to the Labs section of The National Archives website
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An extraordinary collection of textile mementos will be unveiled at a new exhibition launching later this month, telling the stories of thousands of babies cared for at a pioneering children’s home during the 18th century
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Details of millions of people recorded in some of London’s oldest existing parish registers are now available to explore online for the first time, offering family historians the chance to learn more about their earliest ancestors
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The producers of a new BBC series are looking for three or four generations of the same family to take part in a programme exploring social change in Britain through a century of census results
Our regular columnist Alan Crosby updates us on his family history finds – including an exciting trip to Poland
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From cooks to nurses, find out more about the forebears who kept the front line fighting in the First World War and the best records to use with our expert guide. Plus tips on using maps and surveys, probate registers, settlement records and more...
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The Christmas issue features two great gifts – our Family History Web Directory 2011 CD and huge seven-generation family tree wallchart. There's plenty inside, too, including our guide to 25 websites not to miss in 2011, tips on researching adopted ancestors and more...
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Family historians will now be able to access more than 850,000 Devon parish records online thanks to a joint project between Devon Family History Society and Findmypast
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