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Plus: Irish workhouse records hit the web; Canadian WW1 project reaches milestone; Conscientious objectors database goes online
Millions of Dublin workhouse records have been added to Findmypast – the first tranche of a collection that will eventually cover every county in Ireland
A new three-part documentary series looks at the untold story of the Spanish Armada, while there's another chance to catch Barbara Windsor's classic episode of WDYTYA?
Plus: Findmypast adds BillionGraves headstone records; National Records of Scotland addresses web issues; WW2 casualty records to go online in August
Neil Oliver presents a new documentary examining the Quintinshill rail crash, which claimed the lives of more than 200 people on 22 May 1915
Plus: Maps join Ancestry; WW1 casualty records go online; Museum marks Penny Black birthday; Liverpool remembers Lusitania victims
A collection of around 70,000 historic wills dating back to the 15th century can now be explored on the web thanks to the work of staff and volunteers at Essex Record Office
A new four-part BBC series starting on Friday hears from the men and women who helped carry Britain through the Second World War
Plus: WDYTYA? Live 2016 tickets now on sale; Black Country burials added to Deceased Online; Ancestry releases Apple Watch app
A new series tells the story of a Cheshire Women's Institute during WW2, while the 24 Hours in the Past stars struggle with work at a coaching inn
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