Plus: Appeal for family stories of those killed in the Somme; Findmypast and BNA to publish Trinity Newspaper Archive; Ancestry adds seamen’s hospital records
Rosemary Collins talks to Kate Maisey of Gloucestershire Archives about a document in their collection which sheds a unique light on the horrors of slavery
The pictures and stories will be displayed online as part of the Shrouds of the Somme project to commemorate the end of the First World War
Plus: Warwickshire family history society announces free war memorials database; Findmypast adds Surrey records; AncestryDNA introduces opportunity to hide DNA matches
Pauline Thomas contacted the magazine after seeing our blog post about her missing folder
Plus: Over a million Portsmouth records go online; TheGenealogist expands Warwickshire and Worcestershire baptism collections; The Secrets in My Family to broadcast on 6 November
The collection was launched on Findmypast as the first stage in a new partnership
Plus: Fife poorhouse records available on Ancestry; FamilySearch starts South Australian immigrant collection; Irish GRO confirms new record releases after IGRS raises concerns
Plus: Findmypast expands East End and Kent collections; Antiques site appeals for help with First World War engagement mystery; TheGenealogist adds army records
Researchers can order birth and death records for £6 each for the next three months
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