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Plus: TheGenealogist adds Warwickshire parish registers; Religious occupation records go online; Findmypast updates Lincolnshire Collection; Glasgow electoral records hit the web
A new version of the genealogy website – offering digital access to millions of records held by the National Records of Scotland – has been delayed for the second time in the space of one month
A new BBC series uncovers some of the hidden art treasures lurking in museums and galleries across Britain, while Jenna Coleman continues her star turn in Victoria
Plus: Over three million Irish records hit the web; Dundalk to host family history day; Mental health exhibition opens at Wellcome Collection; MyHeritage adds 33 million Finnish records
Genealogy website Findmypast has released four free Irish record sets in partnership with the National Archives of Ireland and FamilySearch
BBC Four re-airs a topical documentary on the history of grammar schools, while Victoria and Albert’s marriage is in sight – only to be halted by Parliament – in ITV’s Victoria
Plus: Historic Irish BMD records now free online; Twile adds GEDCOM merge feature; Scientists confirm cause of Great Plague; Campaign seeks families of Llanelli war heroes
The Queen meets her future husband in ITV drama Victoria, while there's another chance to watch former footballer John Barnes uncover his family tree in Who Do You Think You Are?
Detailed records of historic Irish births, marriages and deaths have appeared on the web more than 24 hours before their ‘official’ launch
Irish civil registration records set to go online in a move that will transform Irish genealogical research
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