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Alan Crosby laments the problems caused by constantly changing technology – but has come up with a surprisingly enjoyable solution
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As the 70th anniversary of the Dunkirk evacuation approaches, we explore the real story and show you how to trace your family's heroes. Plus our guides to using Scottish parish registers, accessing the 1939 Register, learning more about Suffolk ancestors and much more...
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Our guide to tracing your family tree without breaking the bank kicks off the new-look July issue, featuring over £100 of fantastic money-off vouchers. Also inside this month: how to access 300 million names for free, tracing your Jewish ancestors and much more...
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A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Sussex has highlighted the potential risks of tracing your family history.
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Thousands of additional records are now available online after a series of updates to two major collections at findmypast.co.uk.
Alan Crosby discovers how one man's hortcultural quest shaped the contents of generations of British gardeners
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Details of people buried in Bristol across hundreds of years can now be browsed online.
Brooke Shields traced her family tree back to royalty – but the stories of even most 'ordinary' ancestors can be incredibly inspiring, says US genealogist Kimberly Powell
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 Details of people banned from the pubs of one of Britain’s major cities at the start of the 20th century are now available to search online.
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Family historians with Welsh connections will be able to access valuable information at the weekend, after a major library announced it is to reopen on Saturdays.
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