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Alan Crosby considers the central role that walking played in the lives of many of our ancestors
New fees for ordering birth, marriage and death certificates from the General Record Office (GRO) in England and Wales will come into force in April, the Home Office has announced.
While the first episode could have squeezed more genealogy out of its hour-long slot, if it encourages people to start uncovering their own family history it will have fulfilled its purpose, says Kimberly Powell
To celebrate the arrival of Who Do You Think You Are? in America, we've brought down our overseas subscription rate
Alan Crosby pays a visit to Leeds' Grand Theatre, and lifts the curtain on what such buildings can reveal about the cultural lives of our ancestors
US genealogist Kimberly Powell wonders if Who Do You Think You Are? will make genealogy as popular a hobby in the US as it is in Britain.
Found your ancestor in the census but want to know more? We reveal the secrets that can help you see the bigger picture. Plus how to identify medals online, track down the migrants drawn to the gold fields of Australia and America, trace your North Yorkshire ancestors, and more...
Alan Crosby celebrates the work of Edwardian and Victorian librarians in preserving valuable documents in borough record offices around the country
Alan Crosby sets out on a journey through Britain's historical landscape, exploring the surprising role that moss has played in our rural communities
The NHS Information Centre has announced the launch of a new fee-paying service to the 1939 National Register after several high-profile appeals for access. 
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