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Images of original records spanning 400 years are now available for website subscribers to search
Sara Khan, lead genealogist on Who Do You Think You Are?, shows how you can find Welsh wills in just half an hour
The first database of Parliamentarian officers, from the Cromwell Association, is now available to search for free
Plus: Ancestry acquires exclusive London cemetery registers; Findmypast adds over 4,000 records of London ironmongers; MyHeritage offers 50% discount on DNA test
The project, started on 12 May 1937, uses one-day diaries to create a record of ordinary people’s lives
As Mass Observation seeks new volunteers, Simon Fowler looks at how this giant anthropology project first came about 80 years ago
The series will feature ordinary members of the public using DNA testing to solve their family mysteries 
Heritage organisations have called for EU and National Lottery funding to be preserved ahead of the general election
WDYTYA? Magazine is sorry to announce that the UK’s largest family history event has come to an end after ten years
Findmypast has released new records of people who fought on both sides in the struggle for Irish independence
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