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Based entirely online, the newly formed Surname Society aims to help like-minded researchers around the world collaborate and promote surname studies
Tony Robinson heads to the West Country for Walking Through History, while Lucy and Len try the Charleston in Dancing Cheek to Cheek
The Society of Genealogists has raised concerns over plans to introduce a new online service for ordering copies of post-1858 wills that could be "impractical" for family historians
World War II Air Crash Detectives looks at some of the many aerial tragedies of the Second World War, while there's another chance to see a whole host of classic WDYTYA? episodes
Millions of First World War service records have been added to familysearch.org plus new additions to British Newspapers and School Registers projects
Findmypast has added more than 1.7 million new parish records to its Devon collection in partnership with the South West Heritage Trust.  
Over 200 archives across the UK and Ireland are celebrating the second annual Explore Your Archive week with an array of events and exhibitions
Ruth Goodman and her Farm colleagues help construct a medieval castle, while there's a chance to see Spielberg's WW1 epic War Horse
Millions of First World War medal records held by The National Archives have been digitised for the first time and uploaded to Ancestry.co.uk  
Find your First World War Army ancestors with our free 10-page research guide, available to download now
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