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WDYTYA? Live 2014 and Aberdeenshire

Once again Deceased Online is exhibiting at Who Do You Think You Are? Live, the biggest genealogy show in the world. We look forward to welcoming everyone to stand 644 and demonstrating our latest collection of burial records from Aberdeenshire.

This year's Who Do You Think You Are? Live is taking place at the Olympia Exhibition Centre in west London from Thursday 20th to Saturday 22nd February. Deceased Online's stand 644 will be the biggest we've had to date.

As ever, we're really looking forward to meeting database users and demonstrating the website. There will also be opportunities to enjoy limited free searches, which feature our latest collections. These include the first batch of Aberdeenshire records. If you have London ancestors, you'll be pleased to learn that the number of London records available has been doubled and we've also added extensive military and other records from The National Archives since WDYTYA? Live 2013.

We are also offering subsc…

Ann Treneman Finds the Plot

This week we have a guest post by Ann Treneman, parliamentary sketch writer for The Times.  Ann is the author of an excellent new book, Finding the Plot - 100 graves to visit before you die.
Ann Treneman has been the parliamentary sketch writer for The Times for ten years, winning multiple awards. Before that she was a feature writer for The Times, winning the British Press Award Feature Writer of the Year in 2000. She has also worked for The Independent and The Observer where she was foreign editor. Born in America, she has lived in Britain for the past 30 years. 


Ann's latest book, Finding the Plot: 100 Graves to Visit Before You Die, was published in autumn 2013.  Like us, Ann has a passion for cemeteries and memorials, their history and the stories associated with them and as an entertaining writer, she brings them back to life.  The book features many graves and burials which appear on theDeceased Online website. These include Mary Hogarth, Sir John Soane, Ossie Clar…