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Citizen Khan star Adil Ray travels to East Africa to trace his ancestry, including a rumoured royal connection
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Plus: 14 new archives receive accreditation; New £26m Postal Museum opens; Findmypast adds Somerset records; Gwent Archives receives funding to commemorate soldier's letters
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Museum visitors will soon also have the chance to ride restored Mail Rail trains and view archive materials in a state-of-the-art Discovery Room
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The Sweet Makers, a new BBC series, explores the story of confectionery. The show’s historian, Annie Gray, examines the rise and fall of the trade
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Comedy star and presenter Adil Ray traces his Kenyan and Ugandan roots on Thursday 27 July 2017. Here's five things you might not know about the Citizen Khan star...
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Camping holidays first became popular in the UK in the early 20th century and have remained so ever since
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Plus: Family Tree Maker launches after delays; Findmypast adds Westminster Catholic records; Researcher reveals names of black 18th century POWs in Portsmouth castle
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Clare Balding's WDYTYA? journey takes her from the art scene of 1930s Britain to the founding and building of New York City. Discover the locations that she visited with our handy guide...
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Watch an exclusive clip from Clare's episode of Who Do You Think You Are? that didn't quite make the final cut
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Clare Balding's episode of WDYTYA? was filled with an exciting array of British and American sources. We take a look at some of the most interesting documents seen on screen...
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