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The collection of baptism, marriage and burial records spans four centuries of the port city's history
We take our weekly look at the best special offers for family historians - including an exclusive 25% discount on RootsTech London passes and a free Living DNA kit
Sarah Williams talks to FamilySearch CEO Steve Rockwood and RootsTech director Jen Allen about the world's largest family history gathering coming to London
Britain's biggest family history society says it has 'outgrown' its current premises in Clerkenwell, London
We take a look at the top family history TV and radio programmes this month – including Peaky Blinders, Who Do You Think You Are? and more
Descendants of the political protesters recreated the photograph to mark the 200th anniversary of the massacre
Austerity, authoritarianism, public protest and ‘fake news’… Janette Martin explores the causes and effects of Peterloo, a tragedy that resonates just as strongly 200 years later
Devon Family History Society will host the Mayflower International Genealogical Conference in Plymouth in August 2020
On Who Do You Think You Are?, Kate Winslet discovered her 3x great grandfather was a drum major in the Napoleonic Wars. Trace your ancestors in Wellington’s army with our guide
Jad Adams looks at the colourful lives of our ancestors who worked as travelling salesmen, as featured in the Whitehalls’ episode
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