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We take a look at the top family history TV and radio programmes this month – including Peaky Blinders, Who Do You Think You Are? and more
Descendants of the political protesters recreated the photograph to mark the 200th anniversary of the massacre
Austerity, authoritarianism, public protest and ‘fake news’… Janette Martin explores the causes and effects of Peterloo, a tragedy that resonates just as strongly 200 years later
Devon Family History Society will host the Mayflower International Genealogical Conference in Plymouth in August 2020
On Who Do You Think You Are?, Kate Winslet discovered her 3x great grandfather was a drum major in the Napoleonic Wars. Trace your ancestors in Wellington’s army with our guide
Jad Adams looks at the colourful lives of our ancestors who worked as travelling salesmen, as featured in the Whitehalls’ episode
The world’s biggest family history show is coming to London… don’t miss our fantastic deal on three-day passes
With English and Welsh wills now available for just £1.50, Paul Blake explains how to use online Probate Calendars to track down your family's wills and grow your family tree
Family historians can now order copies of their ancestors’ probate records for just £1.50 via the government Find a Will website
The family of Peterloo protester Charles Worsley has donated the ‘Peterloo cane’ to the People’s History Museum
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