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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.
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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. 
Every record from the 1911 census for England and Wales can now be searched and viewed online after Findmypast.com announced that it has uploaded returns for Wales, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man and military personnel serving overseas.
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