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  • What's your heritage? Map

    By The Saving Britain's Past team

    David Dimbleby's tour of the country, Seven Ages Of Britain, shows how objects can reveal unexpected stories about...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Jul 2009

  • What's your heritage? Map

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    What's your heritage? Map Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image By Mukumbura via Flickr under Creative Commons licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 10 Jul 2009
    David Dimbleby's tour of the country, Seven Ages Of Britain, shows how objects can reveal unexpected stories about the past. We want to hear about the things...
  • Debate: Seeking a soldier

    By The OpenLearn team

    Forum member John777 was seeking the original recipient of a piece of silverware

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Feb 2009

  • Debate: Seeking a soldier

    Debate: Seeking a soldier Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: Jupiter Images
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Feb 2009
    Forum member John777 was seeking the original recipient of a piece of silverware
  • Tracing your family history

    By Dr Nick Barratt

    These days, everyone seems to want to know about the origins of their family. Nick Barratt tells you how to start...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Nov 2008

  • Tracing your family history

    Tracing your family history Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 11 Nov 2008
    These days, everyone seems to want to know about the origins of their family. Nick Barratt tells you how to start finding out.
  • History How-to videos: Decoding medals

    By Neil Oliver

    Medals don't just rerward bravery - they tell the tale of the battles they were won in.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Sep 2007

  • History How-to videos: Decoding medals

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    History How-to videos: Decoding medals Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: Lion TV
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Sep 2007
    Medals don't just rerward bravery - they tell the tale of the battles they were won in.
  • History how-to videos: Books and bibles

    By Neil Oliver

    What does the information in the front of books tell us about where they come from?

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Sep 2007

  • History how-to videos: Books and bibles

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    History how-to videos: Books and bibles Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: Lion TV
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Sep 2007
    What does the information in the front of books tell us about where they come from?
  • Tracing Military Records

    By The History Detectives webteam

    The records collected by the armed forces can help untangle a lot of questions about family history.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Sep 2007

  • Tracing Military Records

    Tracing Military Records Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: photos.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Sep 2007
    The records collected by the armed forces can help untangle a lot of questions about family history.
  • The picture in the attic - and what it reveals

    By The History Detectives webteam

    Don't take a painting at face value - there might be a bigger story held in that frame...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Sep 2007

  • The picture in the attic - and what it reveals

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Sep 2007
    Don't take a painting at face value - there might be a bigger story held in that frame...
  • Deathly clues to family history

    By The History Detectives webteam

    The traces people leave as they end their life can provide family historians with the perfect starting place.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Sep 2007

  • Deathly clues to family history

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Sep 2007
    The traces people leave as they end their life can provide family historians with the perfect starting place.
  • The children of slavery: John Kent - Carlisle

    By The Hidden Slave Trade web team

    John Kent was Britain's first black policeman - and the child of a former slave.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Oct 2006

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  • Picturing the family

    Besides being simple mementos, family photographs can offer insights into the past. This free course, Picturing the family, looks at some of the...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Jan 2016

  • Picturing the family

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    Picturing the family Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image Used with permission under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 27 Jan 2016
    Besides being simple mementos, family photographs can offer insights into the past...
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