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Records detailing the service of thousands of RAF officers can now be searched online for the first time
If you have coalminers in your family tree, we show you how to tap into the rich seam of information. Plus, with just weeks to go until Who Do You Think You Are? LIVE, there's a free official showguide for every reader – the best way to find out about the event before it happens.
As much of Britain is hit by more autumnal storms, Alan Crosby wonders about the power of nature on our local environment
A tattered wartime photograph leads Alan Crosby to reflect on the impact of the Great War on his family tree – and on towns and villages around the country
Full service records of millions of First World War soldiers are available to browse online for the first time at Ancestry.co.uk.
As autumn arrives, Alan Crosby takes a gastronomic trip through the Surrey countryside
Construction finishes on Cardiff's Glamorgan Archives, allowing staff to start transferring thousands of records into the new building
The medieval village of Fawsley is a fascinating historical landscape, but it's also home to a possible literary connection
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