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Sandwell Collection and WDYTYA? LIVE 2015

This week sees the official launch of Deceased Online's Sandwell Collection. Three of the West Midland's largest cemeteries are available to search online now. I also look back on a wonderful three days at WDYTYA? Live in its new venue.
Thank you very much to everyone who visited the Deceased Online stand at Who Do You Think You Are? Live at Birmingham's NEC last week. The new venue was far bigger than Olympia in London, and we all enjoyed the more spacious layout of this year's event. Richard, Jamie and the team were kept busy throughout Thursday, Friday and Saturday demonstrating the latest collections and catching up with genealogy friends. As usual, there was a great turnout from the nation's family history societies, as well as expert and celebrity speakers.
My personal highlight was meeting Rose on the Black Country Living Museum stall. I was delighted to learn that Rose had attended school with my mother's cousin in Tipton and had regularly visited my gr…