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As increasing numbers of probate resources go online, we give you a comprehensive guide to tracking down your ancestors' final requests. Plus, there's a look at Who Do You Think You Are? around the world, our tips for pinning down elusive dates, and much more...
The winter's heavy snow forced one group of Yorkshire revellers to extend their New Year's celebrations to three days. Alan Crosby considers the bitter reality of winters past
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With snow continuing to fall over the country, Alan Crosby takes a look back at the history of Britain's White Christmases
The January issue of Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine is on sale now, featuring our guide to tracing your ancestors in the Royal Navy and a look ahead at the top 25 websites of 2010
Information recorded by an emergency survey of Britain as it entered the Second World War may be released thanks to the efforts of a campaigning genealogist. We have all the latest updates
...and the goose is getting fat. Alan takes a look back at Christmas dinners of the past, and discovers there's very little that's 'traditional' about turkey.
The makers of two new BBC history shows are looking for help – and you may have just what they’re looking for
This year's Who Do You Think You Are? LIVE promises to be bigger and better than ever – and event organisers have revealed the first celebrity guest.
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