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The identities of the ten celebrities set to trace their family trees in this year's series of Who Do You Think You Are? have been revealed – we have all the exclusive details
The current affairs magazine has added 1.5 million pages from its extensive archive to a free online database, featuring editions dating as far back as 1828
In this week's highlights, Dr Ian Mortimer delves into the lives of the Elizabethan middle classes while the first series of BBC Four's Up the Women draws to a close
Genes Reunited users could uncover new information about their ancestors thanks to the addition of five major wills and probate collections to the site
The National Library of Wales has revealed which of its archive materials were damaged or destroyed during a fire that gutted part of the building back in April
Michael Portillo offers his view on the alleged "calm before the storm" of the Great War, while Channel 4 provides a conclusion to its ambitious 24-hour history experiment
More than 2.5 million petty session records from across Ireland have been made available to explore at findmypast.co.uk, offering an insight into 19th-century society before and after the Great Famine
There's a chance your ancestors could feature among the likes of Brunel in a vast collection of papers drawn from two of Britain's key engineering institutions
A project has been launched to match names to the faces of Belfast men who fought in the First World War. Can you offer any insight?