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As much of Britain is hit by more autumnal storms, Alan Crosby wonders about the power of nature on our local environment
A tattered wartime photograph leads Alan Crosby to reflect on the impact of the Great War on his family tree – and on towns and villages around the country
Full service records of millions of First World War soldiers are available to browse online for the first time at Ancestry.co.uk.
As autumn arrives, Alan Crosby takes a gastronomic trip through the Surrey countryside
Construction finishes on Cardiff's Glamorgan Archives, allowing staff to start transferring thousands of records into the new building
The medieval village of Fawsley is a fascinating historical landscape, but it's also home to a possible literary connection
As the BBC launches a major new series on the history of the Royal Navy, we help you navigate the records to trace your seafaring ancestors. Plus the 25 hottest websites for 2010, a day in the life of the Heir Hunters and our guide to getting the most from settlement and removal records.
A new website, developed by academics from the University of Nottingham, will offer a window into Nottingham's cultural past during the mid-19th century.
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