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What are your options if you can't find an ancestor on the census? In his second census blog, Paul Chiddicks ...

13/08/2018

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Writer Lydia Syson has already explored her own family history in a number of critically acclaimed historical ...

24/07/2018

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Paul Chiddicks takes a look at how to use the UK census for family history research, in the first instalment of a ...

23/07/2018

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Matt Richards and Mark Langthorne tell the incredible story of how hundreds of pilots and soldiers were hidden ...

03/07/2018

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Do you have a rare surname? Could your family be amongst the final bearers of near extinct British surnames? ...

20/06/2018

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Find out how to overcome writer's block with Natalie Pithers' top tips for genealogists who write a blog or ...

30/05/2018

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When we're researching our family history, visiting an ancestor's grave is an important and moving trip to make. ...

04/05/2018

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Suzanne Hirst has spent decades researching the Coromandel and those who set sail in her about 180 years ago with ...

24/04/2018

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Build a little family history research into your daily routine and you’ll be surprised at what you can achieve, ...

17/04/2018

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Find out how to plan a family history road-trip and visit the places where your ancestors lived, in Paul ...

26/03/2018

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It's one thing telling your family story - but how do you uncover those clues in the first place? Discover hints ...

19/03/2018

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Find out how to promote your family history book and secure strong sales figures with Belinda Griffin's expert ...

14/03/2018

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