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Northamptonshire baptisms and burials go online on Ancestry Posted Feb 25, 2015 By Web Master

Baptisms and burials from Northamptonshire parish registers and Bishops Transcripts have just been added at the by-subscription Ancestry.co.uk website. They range from 1813 to 1912

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Free access to Ancestry.co.uk this weekend Posted Feb 06, 2015 By Web Master

Ancestry is offering free access to its 1 billion UK records from today – 6 February 2015 – until midnight on Sunday 8 February 2015. Our

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Cheaper English and Welsh certificates on the way for family historians? Posted Feb 06, 2015 By Web Master

We hear that the Government has accepted an amendment to the Deregulation Bill currently going before the House of Lords that allows for the publication

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Gypsy families and life in the Chilterns: free essay just published online Posted Jan 26, 2015 By Web Master

The Chilterns Conservation Board has just published Our Common Heritage. It’s a free online publication containing six essays about the social history of an area

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Scottish showmen and women on TV: watch now on BBC iPlayer Posted Dec 23, 2014 By Web Master

We hear that there was a TV programme about the lives of Scottish showmen and women, shown on BBC2 in Scotland a few days ago.

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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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