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Thousands of parish records transcribed by family history societies in south-east England have been made available at Findmypast.co.uk
Actor Martin Shaw investigates his roots on WDYTYA?, while a BBC Four programme looks at how people in Tyneside are marking the WW1 centenary
Deceased Online has added burials from two Hertfordshire cemeteries, bringing the total number of records it holds for the county to over 200,000
This week, culinary queen Mary Berry receives the Who Do You Think You Are? treatment while Long Lost Family revisits some of its most memorable reunions
The first ever WDYTYA? Live show outside of London begins at the Glasgow SECC on Friday, bringing together a wide range of experts and exhibitors
Sheridan Smith receives the Who Do You Think You Are? treatment, while Andrew Marr delves into the life of celebrated Scottish poet Hugh MacDiarmid
Records of all known New Zealanders who served their country during the First World War are now free to access online following a major digitisation project
Users of the genealogy website Ancestry.co.uk will now be able to access new naval records from 1802-1919
Read a preview of next week's TV and radio highlights, including the fourth episode of Who Do You Think You Are? 2014 featuring Brendan O'Carroll
Genealogy website Findmypast.co.uk has launched a virtual ‘Hall of Heroes’ to showcase inspiring tales from people's family histories