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Genealogy: Your Family Tree article icon

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Genealogy: Your Family Tree

How do you trace your family tree? Here's some advice to get you started.

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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 ways photographs can reveal, and sometimes conceal, important information about the past. It teaches the skills and provides some of the knowledge needed to interpret such pictorial sources.

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12 hrs
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History how-to videos: Books and bibles audio icon

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History how-to videos: Books and bibles

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

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5 mins
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History How-to videos: Decoding medals audio icon

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History How-to videos: Decoding medals

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

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5 mins
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What's your heritage? Map

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 that tell your story. Tell us about a place, object or practice that means something to your sense of identity and community

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Debate: Seeking a soldier

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

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Debate: The Irish Plantation article icon

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Debate: The Irish Plantation

Forum member Jimbo wanted to verify some family history

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Tracing your family history

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

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Deathly clues to family history

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

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The picture in the attic - and what it reveals

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

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Tracing Military Records

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

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