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News
17 August 2017

Scottish statutory birth, marriage and death records play a vital role in any Scottish family history research as pop legend Lulu discovered. Follow our three steps to discover your own family history

Blog
17 August 2017

Circus historian Steve Ward reveals the best resources for finding your ancestors who ran away with the Big Top

News
26 July 2017

The Sweet Makers, a new BBC series, explores the story of confectionery. The show’s historian, Annie Gray, examines the rise and fall of the trade

Blog
23 July 2017

Camping holidays first became popular in the UK in the early 20th century and have remained so ever since

Blog
13 July 2017

Genealogist Pam Ross shows you the best free resources for taking your tree back even further, from Scotland to India

News
05 July 2017

The BBC’s Home Service broadcast an announcement by government minister Dr Edith Summerskill in 1948 in which she proclaimed the arrival of the NHS. 

Blog
29 June 2017

On the eve of the country’s 150th anniversary, Jonathan Scott hunts down online resources for researching Canadian family history

Blog
22 June 2017

To mark Findmypast offering five days of free access, Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine editor Sarah Williams explains how the site can help with your family history research

Blog
15 June 2017

Ayrshire-based genealogist Chris Paton takes a look at 17 free resources to help you unlock your Caledonian family connections

News
07 June 2017

As Poldark returns to our screens, Anthony Burton looks at the backbreaking work of Cornish miners over the centuries

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