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  • What's your heritage? Map Creative commons image Icon By Mukumbura via Flickr under Creative Commons licence under Creative-Commons license

    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

    What's your heritage? Map Creative commons image Icon 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 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Jupiter Images

    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 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 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team

    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 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 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Lion TV

    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

    History How-to videos: Decoding medals Copyrighted image Icon 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 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Lion TV
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Sep 2007

  • History how-to videos: Books and bibles

    History how-to videos: Books and bibles Copyrighted image Icon 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 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: photos.com

    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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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Sep 2007

  • Tracing Military Records

    Tracing Military Records Copyrighted image Icon 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 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: photos.com
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Sep 2007

  • The picture in the attic - and what it reveals

    The picture in the attic - and what it reveals Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: photos.com
    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 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: photos.com

    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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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Sep 2007

  • Deathly clues to family history

    Deathly clues to family history Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: photos.com
    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.
  • Families re-writing history: A Things We Forgot To Remember podcast Creative commons image Icon Valerie Reneé under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Nov 2006

  • Families re-writing history: A Things We Forgot To Remember podcast

    Families re-writing history: A Things We Forgot To Remember podcast Creative commons image Icon Valerie Reneé under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 17 Nov 2006
    Amongst the other things they hand down to you, your ancestors are shaping your view of the past.
  • The children of slavery: John Kent - Carlisle Creative commons image Icon Adam under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Oct 2006

  • The children of slavery: John Kent - Carlisle

    The children of slavery: John Kent - Carlisle Creative commons image Icon Adam under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Oct 2006
    John Kent was Britain's first black policeman - and the child of a former slave.

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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

    Picturing the family Creative commons image Icon 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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