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Researchers can now order digital copies of probate records dating back to 1858 following the creation of a new online system
Plus: Scotland's 1925 Valuation Rolls go online; Headstone photographs added to TheGenealogist; 23andMe launches in the UK and more
A new documentary looks behind-the-scenes at Britain's most famous cathedral, while there's also a chance to see Lesley Sharp's WDYTYA?
Family historians can now discover whether their ancestors belonged to a trade union following the digitisation of records held at the University of Warwick
Tickets for Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2015 are now on sale! Find out how you can get your hands on two tickets for the Birmingham event for just £22
The National Library of Ireland has confirmed it will be scanning its entire collection of microfilmed Catholic parish registers, with the images available to download for free by summer 2015.
Michael Portillo makes his final continental railway journey of the series, while there's also a chance to revisit Nigel Havers' classic episode of WDYTYA?
Based entirely online, the newly formed Surname Society aims to help like-minded researchers around the world collaborate and promote surname studies
Tony Robinson heads to the West Country for Walking Through History, while Lucy and Len try the Charleston in Dancing Cheek to Cheek
The Society of Genealogists has raised concerns over plans to introduce a new online service for ordering copies of post-1858 wills that could be "impractical" for family historians
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