The records of thousands of 19th century immigrants to Britain are now available to search and download online.
The collection, which covers the period 1801 to 1871, includes records relating to more than 7,000 people who applied to become British citizens [...]
Mother, bark and spit are just three of 23 words that researchers believe date back 15,000 years, making them the oldest known words.
The words, highlighted in a new PNAS paper, all come from seven language families of Europe and Asia. [...]
A class of Canadian schoolchildren who unearthed the Scottish story behind a mystery World War I medal are appealing to find the family of its owner. The service medal, which bears the name of Pte Andrew Gibson, was found at [...]
Most of us know our families back a few generations but, beyond that, have little idea who our ancestors were or where they lived. Jumping further back, all of us alive today likely share most of our ancestors from 3,000 [...]