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Detailed records of historic Irish births, marriages and deaths have appeared on the web more than 24 hours before their ‘official’ launch
Irish civil registration records set to go online in a move that will transform Irish genealogical research
Plus: Irish names database expands; "Enemy alien" files hit the web; Findmypast adds Victoria passenger lists; Ancestry publishes Kent Poor Law Union records
A BBC Four documentary offers a nostalgic glimpse into Scotland's past, while there's another chance to catch Larry Lamb's classic episode of Who Do You Think You Are?
Plus: Ancestry adds Irish police gazettes; "Technical difficulties" force ScotlandsPeople Centre closure; Yorkshire society relaunches site; Council backs £1.7m archive centre for Powys
Doctor Who star Jenna Coleman tackles the role of Queen Victoria in a new ITV drama, while actor Rob Lowe uncovers his roots in the stateside version of WDYTYA?
Experience four days of remembrance and research in London, including 4* accommodation and guided tours, for a special price of £399
Plus: Ancestry adds transportation records; Bexley records go online for the first time; ScotlandsPeople to be taken offline next month; Stirling Poor Relief indexes hit the web
A new BBC Four documentary charts the history of the iconic ocean liner Queen Mary, while Rashida Jones receives the WDYTYA? treatment in the stateside version of the series
Plus: Historic nursing records revealed on the web; Book commemorates Houghton's fallen; Catalogues reveal Cambridgeshire gems; Holocaust centre plans to go ahead
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