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English and Welsh will ordering goes online from 12 December 2014 Posted Dec 09, 2014 By Web Master

From Friday 12 December 2014, the Probate Service will make will records for England and Wales from 1858 to the present-day available to search online.

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RTFHS takes part in Remembrance Day parade, London, this Sunday Posted Nov 07, 2014 By Web Master

We’re proud to announce that our Honorary Vice President Janet Keet-Black will again be leading a contingent in the Remembrance Day march past at the

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Explore Your Archive: special events throughout November 2014 Posted Oct 27, 2014 By Web Master

November 2014 sees the launch of a new campaign to encourage everyone to find out more about what’s available in the archives and record offices

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Meet us this Saturday in Girton, Cambridgeshire Posted Oct 20, 2014 By Web Master

Please come along and meet the RTFHS team this Saturday – 25 October 2014 – at the Cambridgeshire Family History Society Family History Day in Girton,

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Please join us this Saturday in Haywards Heath Posted Oct 15, 2014 By Web Master

Please come along to the RTFHS Open Day on 18 October 2014. It’s an informal, drop-in event where you can meet other RTFHS members and

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Video clips added to ‘Tracing your WW1 ancestors’ and ‘Specialist family history resources’ Posted Sep 19, 2014 By Web Master

For the first time today, we’ve started to add video clips to this site. There’s one about Gypsies who served in the First World War,

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Celebrating Gypsy Heritage event at Thorney Hill, New Forest, Saturday 4 October 2014 Posted Sep 15, 2014 By Web Master

On 4 October 2014 at Thorney Hill Church, near Bransgore in the New Forest, Jigfoot with Simon and Jo Harmer (and possibly also Janet Keet-Black

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Tracing your WW1 ancestors: new guide added to our site Posted Sep 12, 2014 By Web Master

To mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War and commemorate the lives of the thousands of Romany, Traveller and Fairground

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See Thomas Acton get shorn for charity – Saturday 6 September 2014, Olympic Legacy Park, Stratford, London Posted Sep 02, 2014 By Web Master

RTFHS member Thomas Acton is lined up to get a complete shave and a skinhead hair cut in aid of charity this Saturday, 6 September

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Ancestors in Eastwood, Essex? Head there this Sunday – 7 September 2014 Posted Sep 01, 2014 By Web Master

Do you have family connections with Eastwood, Essex? Then head to Eastwood this Sunday – 7 September 2014 – and meet people whose ancestors belonged

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Hertfordshire Brinkley portraits in new book about the artist Peggy Angus Posted Jul 14, 2014 By Web Master

If you’re related to the Brinkley family who attended Barnet Fair in the early 1920s and travelled in and around Hertfordshire, take a look at

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Gypsy Fair exhibition, St Boswells, Melrose, Scotland, 18-20 July 2014 Posted Jul 08, 2014 By Web Master

There’s an exhibition about the history of St Boswells Fair at St Boswells Public Hall, St Boswells, near Melrose in the Scottish Borders, from 18-20

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