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The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded over £1.2 million to a Kent charity to create the UK’s first ever Huguenot Heritage Centre
Tom Service and Amanda Vickery tell the remarkable story of Handel's Messiah and its debut performance at the Foundling Hospital in London
Family historians have criticised findmypast for the handling of its recent redesign, as well as its answers to questions posed by Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine earlier this week
Researchers with Mancunian roots could discover religious dissenters in their family tree following the release of 400,000 nonconformist records online
Ian Hislop looks at how Britain's thinkers looked back to the values of the Middle Ages during the chaos of the Industrial Revolution, while there's another chance to catch At Home with the Georgians
Family historians have criticised findmypast for the handling of its recent redesign, as well as its answers to questions posed by Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine earlier this week
More than 150 files created by MI5 during the First World War have been made available to download from the web, revealing details of organisations and individuals put under surveillance
We asked findmypast to respond to the widespread criticism about the handling of their recent redesign. Here's what they said...
More than 200,000 pages from the Jewish Chronicle dating back to the 1840s are now available explore at genealogy website MyHeritage
A new First World War drama follows the lives of nurses on the front line, while Private Eye editor Ian Hislop looks at the British thirst for nostalgia