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Ancestry has made millions of historic Midlands records available for free to mark this year's WDYTYA? Live show in Birmingham. But hurry, the offer ends on Saturday!
Plus: Australian prisoner snaps added to Findmypast; Harvard embarks on manorial records project; FFHS appoints chair; IWM cuts research hours
The Quizeum heads to the Museum of London, while there's a chance to see Patsy Kensit receive the Who Do You Think You Are? treatment
Plus: Free maps go online; Findmypast adds school records; Rate books hit web; Guild of One-Name Studies appoints new Chairman
The tension is ramped up in Banished as the series draws to a close, while Fergal Keane takes a look at the First World War from a unique aerial perspective
The Irish government has finally restored access to the country's historic birth, marriage and death indexes, several months after the entire resource was taken offline due to security fears
The National Library of Scotland has digitised thousands of maps covering Buckinghamshire, Essex, Kent, London, Surrey and Sussex
Findmypast has added 2.5 million new records to its National School Registers collection, covering counties across England and Wales between 1870-1914
Family historians planning to visit this year's Who Do You Think You Are? Live show at the Birmingham NEC can secure two tickets for just £26. But hurry – the offer ends tomorrow!
Plus: Hearth tax records fully transcribed; Scottish pamphlets hit the web; DNA of entire nation revealed; FamilySearch adds global records
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