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Details of seat-holders at 18 London synagogues between 1920-1939 have been released on the web
Plus: IGRS transcribes historic Ballymena census; Brunel museum receives £4.78 million boost; East London project preserves residents' names
The early lives of Virginia Woolf and the 'Bloomsbury Set' are explored in a new BBC drama, while singer Kelly Clarkson appears in WDYTYA? USA
Plus: Essex sights and sounds to be saved; parish record site given makeover; Guild of One-Name Studies recruits 7000th member
Details of women who earned medals while serving in the Territorial Force Nursing Service during WW1 have been made available to explore on Forces War Records
In its centenary year, Lucy Worsley looks back at the history of the Women's Institute, examining the more radical side of the organisation founded in a garden shed in 1915
HRH Princess Alexandra attended the opening of the UK's first Huguenot Museum in Rochester on Monday  
Plus: Irish Catholic parish registers go online; Trinity College Dublin puts WW1 exhibition on web; BFI launches historic film service
Irish baptism and marriage records dating back to the 1740s can now be accessed on the web free of charge thanks to a major digitisation project
David Olusoga looks into the compensation paid to slave owners after the 1834 abolition, while Kelsey Grammer travels along the West Coast in the latest WDYTYA? USA
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