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Was your ancestor wounded in the First World War? 2nd September 2014

From future prime ministers and war poets, to the friends and colleagues in the Pals Battalions, the most comprehensive collection of First World War Casualty Records has been released online by TheGenealogist. Read full article...

Thousands more First World War Heroes Uncovered 28th August 2014

Records of thousands of more First World War heroes are now available online at TheGenealogist. This new medal release gives full details of the soldiers and their deeds in the First World War and The Boer War. An analysis of new Distinguished Conduct Medal records uncovers stories of heroism and exceptional bravery from ordinary soldiers. Read full article...

Brendan O'Carroll 28th August 2014

The star of 'Mrs Brown's Boys' discovers truth about his grandfather's murder in the Irish War of Independence in the 1920s. Read full article...

Tamzin Outhwaite 20th August 2014

Former Eastenders actress Tamzin Outhwaite discovers true East End roots, and finds out more about her Italian ancestry, and the hardships they endured. Read full article...

Brian Blessed 13th August 2014

We look at the story of legendary actor Brian Blessed who was born in Mexborough, Yorkshire to parents William Blessed and Hilda Wall. Read full article...

Who Do You Think You Are?

Every year the popular BBC series Who Do You Think You Are? brings us a host of new and exciting stories. We have taken a look at each celebrity as they journey into their family history, and you can read about their discoveries in our articles.

Click here to read stories from the latest series.

Julie Walters

You can also read the stories of celebrities from previous series:

Who Do You Think You Are? Series 10 (2013)

Who Do You Think You Are? Series 9 (2012)

Who Do You Think You Are? Series 8 (2011)

Who Do You Think You Are? Series 7 (2010)

Do you have a story to tell?

Do you have a skeleton in your family closet, or a tale you want to share? Why not submit it here, and you could win £100 in S&N Vouchers.