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In 1939, Eleanor Anstruther's grandmother 'sold' her son. We talked to Eleanor about turning her family history into her new novel, A Perfect Explanation
Many researchers are seeing unexpected Jewish ancestry in their DNA test results. Emma Jolly explains what the results mean
We take a look at this month’s top TV and radio for family historians, including A House Through Time, Churchill’s Secret Son and more
This month, Ancestry indexes its London Poor Law hospital records, FamilySearch adds a new collection of Hampshire parish records and more
Registration for RootsTech’s first European family history event is now open – and passes are available from £49
The 1921 record set, listing almost 38 million people, will be available exclusively on Findmypast
Bourne Hall Museum is looking for people whose ancestors were involved in a 1919 riot by Canadian soldiers which killed a police officer
Family historians can now order digital copies of their ancestors’ records from the General Register Office
Men and women of the First World War can now be remembered online following the launch of a ‘permanent digital memorial’
Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine’s annual volunteer event broke new ground as our readers transcribed an entire book of railway accident records
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