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Plus: Manchester cholera victims revealed, Irish newspapers online, Nottingham cemeteries and West Yorkshire Poor Law records online
We uncover the truth behind Britain's greatest naval hero in Nelson in His Own Words, plus the final episode of Suffragettes Forever! and more angst Down Under with Banished  
Both new and existing Findmypast users are set to benefit this weekend, as the genealogy website offers free access to its collections and extends World subscriptions
As Scotland celebrates the 125th anniversary of the Forth Bridge, we take a look at a project to commemorate those who died building it
Plus: World's endangered records go online; Findmypast Royal Artillery collection expands; Questions over future of NRS headquarters
Russell Tovey and Julian Rhind-Tutt are among the stars in new BBC period drama Banished, which tells the story of the first British convicts in Australia
The New Tricks star will be sharing the stories of her Italian ancestors at this year's show, to be held at the Birmingham NEC for the first time
Julie Walters stars in new Channel 4 drama Indian Summers, while Dr Janina Ramirez traces the history of monasteries in Saints and Sinners
Plus: Wellington exhibitions unveiled; Irish birth index launched; Scandinavian records uploaded
To mark the arrival of Valentine's Day we've taken a sneaky peek into the past to see what romance was like for our ancestors
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