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Ancestry.co.uk has uploaded 600,000 parish records from 1580-1979 following a new partnership with Wigan Archives and Local Studies
A new ITV drama tells the story of the Great Fire of London, while art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon looks at Britain's love of all things gothic
The National Library of Scotland has uploaded 5,000 Ordnance Survey maps of Edinburgh and London created between the 1940s and 60s
The second series of Peaky Blinders reaches the halfway mark, while there's a chance to see Christina Applegate's episode of Who Do You Think You Are? USA
Family historians can now discover the illnesses and injuries that First World War soldiers suffered thanks to a major project undertaken by Forces War Records
Researchers can now find out whether their ancestors were put behind bars for bankruptcy following the launch of a new record set at Ancestry.co.uk
While this year's series of Who Do You Think You Are? is coming to an end, epic new radio drama Tommies is only just beginning
Researchers can now gain web access to a tranche of 171 unit diaries recording the activities of the Indian Infantry during the First World War
Comedian Billy Connolly investigates his Indian connections in Who Do You Think You Are?, while a programme on BBC Two looks at what is being done to save East Anglia's historic buildings
Over 2.5 million historic school records from across England and Wales have been published online for the very first time