Plus: East India Company files revealed; Findmypast releases Methodist records; New additions to the British Newspaper Archive; Plymouth History Centre work begins
Sir Ian McKellen uncovers music hall stars and radical campaigners in Who Do You Think You Are?, while Neil Oliver investigates a dark chapter in Scottish history
Plus: Ancestry asks users to solve casebook mysteries; Findmypast publishes new records and offers free access; Oxford Dictionary of National Biography adds 240 new entries
Stephen McGann explores the true stories behind Call the Midwife, while there's a chance to revisit Alex Kingston's classic episode of Who Do You Think You Are?
Plus: Deceased Online releases Highgate burials; Early Irish Indexes reach 250,000 milestone; FIBIS transcribes passenger notices; Findmypast adds dog licence records
A total of 160,000 records from London's famous Highgate Cemetery have been released online for the first time, providing details of burials spanning 1839-2010
Michael Portillo continues his journey around Britain, while Neil Oliver and Chris Packham admire the achievements of Stone Age Orcadians and Alexander Armstrong heads off to Venice
The fourth annual Explore Your Archive campaign saw over 100 archives across the UK and Ireland hold special events and celebrate their work on social media
Plus: New version of TreeView, Forces War Records discount, CWGC intern scheme and last chance for WDYTYA? Live Christmas ticket offer
Call the Midwife enjoys another Christmas special, plus there's a documentary looking at new evidence from the sinking of the Titanic
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