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Researchers can now discover whether their ancestors worked on ships registered to the Port of Liverpool thanks to a new Ancestry.co.uk release
Five-part First World War drama The Passing Bells will be broadcast next week, as well as several classic episodes from the Who Do You Think You Are? vaults
The British Red Cross has started digitising index cards containing details of the men and women who signed up to help the sick and wounded during the First World War
The University of Huddersfield's new Heritage Quay archive centre was unveiled earlier this week, providing access to thousands of historic records
Tony Robinson retraces the footsteps of the Bröntes in Walking Through History, while there's a chance to revisit the 2012 series of Who Do You Think You Are?
The Wellcome Library in London has teamed up with a number of archives across the UK to digitise records of psychiatric hospitals dating back to the 18th century
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