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I’m glad to say the Society of Genealogists is in the position to do something positive to help family historians and relieve pressure on staff at TNA. Anyone who needs personal help with starting their family history can book a free session with our community officer.
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I was in South Wales last week, visiting a wide range of historic sites, and I was very impressed with the work of those who are the guardians of our heritage. The sites, such as Kidwelly Castle, are beautifully maintained and a smelly latrine chamber beats any online resource.
Davina's episode takes Sarah on a roundabout route to a newspaper clipping that places her great grandfather in the Boer War.
We would like to apologise to anyone who went to The National Family History Fair on Saturday expecting a free copy of Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine with their purchase of the Family and Local History Handbook.
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Everyone can dig deeper to discover more about their ancestors now that the British Library has made two million pages from 19th-century newspapers available to search and view online.
I am entirely in favour of wider access to the National Archives (TNA), and I am no less in favour of family history. But I am gravely concerned by what is happening at there.
I think Alan Crosby is being harsh about the National Archives (TNA) supposed bias toward family historians. All statistics show that family historians comprise by far the biggest group of users of archives. 
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