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Lost Cousins founder Peter Calver found thousands of birth and death records were missing from the GRO index
If you want to find out if you have Essex family history, the clue could be in your ancestors' surnames
Every Thursday, we scour the web in search of the best family history deals for our readers. This week, we've got 50% off Findmypast subscriptions, discount DNA tests from Ancestry and more
We take a look at this month's online family history records. This month, TheGenealogist announces a new collection to mark the end of the First World War
This month's TV listings feature several programmes marking the end of the First World War Centenary, including a BBC Four documentary presented by Huw Edwards
Following four years of research, the Maritime Archaeology Trust has launched a fully interactive map displaying the sites of nearly 1,200 First World War shipwrecks
If you have a family member who died on Malta, you can share their story and photograph via the CWGC's website
The new BBC Two series Made in Great Britain, which begins on 26 October, reveals how our talented ancestors helped to craft modern Britain, says Nell Darby
The database features almost 30,000 items, allowing members of the public to discover the charity's history
We pick this month's best historic TV and radio programmes, including a celebration of Great Britain's craft history and the cast of Emmerdale revisiting the First World War
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