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Findmypast has released a collection of records which tells the story of young Jewish children who sought refuge in Britain at the outbreak of the Second World War.  
More than 60 million historic newspapers are housed in the British Library's new storage facility in Boston Spa
David Dimbleby leads this year's coverage of Holocaust Memorial Day, while there's a chance to catch episode two of Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall
Plus: Soldiers' Effects Records now available online; South Wales mining records to be digitised; East End marriage records hit the web
Soldiers' Effects records from the National Army Museum spanning 1901-1929 have been added to Ancestry.co.uk
Internationally renowned genealogist and blogger Dick Eastman will be the keynote speaker at this year's Who Do You Think You Are? Live event
The TV adaptation of Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies begins on BBC Two, while Yesterday is airing Nick Hewer's episode of WDYTYA?
Plus: Notts records join Findmypast; Calls to save British Library sound archive; Catholic records added to RootsIreland and more
Pleased with the research you accomplished over Christmas? Enter your tree into the first annual Findmypast Tree Awards now to be in with a chance of winning top genealogy prizes
Plus: York Archives reopen; Isle of Man records hit Findmypast; Denbighshire Record Office cuts opening times; Expert identifies British grave in Japan
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