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    Counting the people

    Census returns are among the most popular records used by family historians and other researchers, but many of us give little thought as to what went on behind the scenes every time a census was taken. This talk explores the […]

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    Introducing the 1911 census – British Sign Language Video

    Mark Pearsall is a family history specialist at The National Archives. Here he provides an introduction to the newly released 1911 census and tells us how invaluable it will be for family historians.

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    Voices of the Armistice: 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment

    Extracts from the war diary, following the battalion from 1915 to setting off for home in 1919. Original document catalogue reference: WO 95/1495

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