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Surprises await the film director as he embarks on a quest to learn more about his mother's side of the family.
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Records of thousands of European soldiers who served in Bombay (Mumbai) during the 19th century can now be searched for free online
Earlier in the week I was teaching a course about the history of poverty in North-West England between 1600 and 1900 and the wealth of material which we could use to investigate the subject was impressive.
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Street directories from Belfast and surrounding towns spanning much of the 19th century have been made available to search online for the first time by the Public Record of Northern Ireland (PRONI).
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Were your ancestors on the wrong side of the law? We show you how to track them down with new resources available online. Plus the incredible stories of the men who built Scotland's Forth Bridge, the best websites for researching First World War records, and much more...
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As 2009 draws to a close, we look back at a vintage year for Who Do You Think You Are? and explore the real Victorian Christmas. Plus the ancestors who worked on London's lost docks, how to raise the curtain on your theatrical ancestors, and more.
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The National Archives (TNA) will close on Mondays from January 2010 in an attempt to save money, but England’s premier archival institution insists that the expert services it provides to family and local historians will not suffer as a result.
With spending cuts in central and local government now topping the agenda, the axe will inevitably fall on record offices, libraries and museums. So will heritage and local history become another victim of the financial crisis?
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Over 18 million records from Greater London between 1538 and 1980 now available to search through Ancestry.co.uk
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The entire 1911 census of Ireland is now available to search online for free as a project by the country's National Archives reaches completion
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