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Blog
15 November 2017

How did your ancestors celebrate Christmas? We take a look at the best bygone festive seasons

Blog
08 November 2017

Phil Tomaselli picks out the best websites for uncovering your ancestors' service in the Great War over Remembrance Day weekend

Blog
17 October 2017

To mark the release of the BBC’s drama series Gunpowder, we look at how our ancestors celebrated Bonfire Night

Blog
27 September 2017

Jonathan Scott reveals the online resources that will help you take your family tree back to the 1600s

Blog
20 September 2017

Jonathan Scott asked five genealogical movers and shakers for their brick-wall busting top tips. Here’s what they came up with…

News
14 September 2017

The Battle of Britain could not have been won without support from the ground crew. Henry Buckton interviews the surviving personnel

Blog
08 September 2017

From mascots to war horses, we take a look at some of the surprising roles performed by animals in wartime Britain

News
06 September 2017

Phil Tomaselli explains how to trace British WW2 prisoners of war like Lisa Hammond did in her WDYTYA? episode

Blog
22 August 2017

During the Second World War, children were called upon to keep the country fed during the conflict

News
17 August 2017

Statutory birth, marriage and death records play a vital role in Scottish family history research, as Lulu discovered. Follow these three simple steps to discover your own ancestors

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