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Ancestry has released the first stage of the Western Front Association pensions records, featuring naval records
To mark Huguenot Month, Kathy Chater explains how to find out if you are descended from refugees fleeing religious persecution in France
We talked to the DNA testing company about their new method for analysing customers' ethnicity
Plus: Documents discovered at The National Archives shed light on William Shakespeare's father; Reclaim the Records publishes New York State Birth Index
Plus: TheGenealogist releases Lloyd George Domesday Survey records for Brent; FamilySearch adds 1858-1957 will index
Ahead of the anniversary of the City of Benares disaster which killed 77 children, Janet Sacks explains how you can research the stories of overseas evacuees in the Second World War
Plus: Findmypast releases new electoral registers collection; Appeal to identify First World War nurses in newly colourised pictures; Heritage sites open doors in Open Days festival
The family history website reprocessed its existing registers to create a set of 53 million records covering 1920-32
Plus: Findmypast warns users that records will only be available with subscription from September; 3D virtual tour of Hollybrook First World War memorial launched
The change means that users without current Findmypast subscriptions are advised to download their records during September 2018
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