Bringing family history to life
The 13th annual Who Do You Think You Are? LIVE show opened its doors to visitors this morning, attracting hundreds of family historians from across the UK and beyond
Plus: New look for National Army Museum; GRO trial reaches final phase; Historic colour tithe maps go online; Newly digitised index cards reveal Jewish persecution
The free Chelsea museum has undergone a major revamp, featuring five new permanent galleries that tell the story of the British Army from past to present
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