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Plus: Family Tree Maker launches after delays; Findmypast adds Westminster Catholic records; Researcher reveals names of black 18th century POWs in Portsmouth castle
A new exhibition will tell the story of the African-Caribbean soldiers interned at Portchester Castle after fighting for France
WDYTYA? readers have the chance to win a trip to Scotland to visit major historic sites and a new Bonnie Prince Charlie exhibition
This week we’ve got free access to Ancestry war records, a massive summer sale on Who Do You Think You Are? subscriptions, a Findmypast discount and more
Organisers of the heritage project want to hear from descendants of the 26,000 people buried there
Members of the public are being invited to contribute to a new time capsule at Killerton House in Devon
Plus: Women volunteers’ wartime diaries go online; Findmypast adds 1861 and 1871 Canadian censuses; TheGenealogist adds doctors’ and dentists’ records
The BBC’s Home Service broadcast an announcement by government minister Dr Edith Summerskill in 1948 in which she proclaimed the arrival of the NHS. 
The free online archive of 30,000 pages of Royal Voluntary Service reports offers an insight into women's contribution to the war effort
Plus: Welsh tithe maps go online; ScotlandsPeople releases records of breakaway Presbyterian sects; University seeks information about 1920s Yorkshire criminals
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