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Researchers can now gain web access to a tranche of 171 unit diaries recording the activities of the Indian Infantry during the First World War
Comedian Billy Connolly investigates his Indian connections in Who Do You Think You Are?, while a programme on BBC Two looks at what is being done to save East Anglia's historic buildings
Over 2.5 million historic school records from across England and Wales have been published online for the very first time
Over 2.5 million historic school records from across England and Wales have been published online for the very first time
DJ and presenter Reggie Yates uncovers his Ghanaian heritage on Who Do You Think You Are?, while new three-part documentary series The Long Shadow begins
Northamptonshire Hearth Tax records and Dorset Marriage registers were among the sets that hit the web as part of last week's first 'Findmypast Friday'
Thousands of parish records transcribed by family history societies in south-east England have been made available at Findmypast.co.uk
Actor Martin Shaw investigates his roots on WDYTYA?, while a BBC Four programme looks at how people in Tyneside are marking the WW1 centenary
Deceased Online has added burials from two Hertfordshire cemeteries, bringing the total number of records it holds for the county to over 200,000
This week, culinary queen Mary Berry receives the Who Do You Think You Are? treatment while Long Lost Family revisits some of its most memorable reunions