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Access to the website's military records and entire UK and Irish census collections will be free until Monday 4 July
Plus: Gloucestershire prison registers go online; Deceased Online publishes Calderdale burials; Societies honour Irish genealogist; DNA results resolve baronetcy dispute
A Channel 4 documentary broadcasts remarkable footage from the Second World War, while there's another chance to watch Sir Patrick Stewart's WDYTYA? journey
A report published by the Office for National Statistics states that the next England and Wales census will not ask residents to list their birthplaces or maiden names
More than 235,000 criminal records from the collections of Gloucestershire Archives have been digitised and made available to explore on Ancestry
Plus: First World War naval site hits the web; WW2 digital archive pays tribute to US air heroes; Irish Family History Centre opens doors; Wark backing new CWGC initiative; Historic Irish newspaper revealed online
Records of thousands of Royal Navy officers and ratings who served during the First World War are being transcribed and added to a free web resource
We take a look at the work of some superb silversmiths in Handmade: By Royal Appointment, plus there’s another chance to see Minnie Driver's episode of WDYTYA?
More than 30,000 documents relating to United States air personnel stationed in East Anglia during the Second World War can now be accessed via a new web resource
Ancestry adds millions of Dutch records; WW2 diary project smashes fundraising target; Lancashire researcher seeks newspaper photos; Shakespeare's will to return home
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