14 January 2023 - Edition #16
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Family History Zone Update

The Week on FamilyHistory.Zone

300th anniversary of the Constitutions of the Free-Masons

To celebrate the tercentenary of the Constitutions of the Free-Masons, a year-long free exhibition opened on 9 January 2023.
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For the first time ever, England and Wales' population census records trans and queer people

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The 2021 England and Wales population census marked the first time that respondents' sexuality and gender identity were recorded.

Soldier's WWII ID bracelet found – can you help?

A WWII ID bracelet belonging to a Scottish soldier who served in the Second World War was recently found in Israel by a man named Gan Erez.
Lieutenant James Clark

Deep Nostalgia – a discussion of MyHeritage’s popular feature

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Family History Zone is discussing the ups and downs of MyHeritage's popular photo animation feature 'Deep Nostalgia'.

Edward Norton is a direct descendent of Pocahontas

Actor Edward Norton learned on the TV show "Finding Your Roots" that Pocahontas is his 12th great-grandmother.

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