Saturday, 15 June 2013

Secrets From The Workhouse starts June 25th

A new two part genealogy based series with slebs starts Tuesday 25th June on ITV at 9pm, entitled Secrets From The Workhouse. The show looks to cover both workhouses and poorhouses in Britain - " this brand-new two part series, presenter Fern Britton, actress Kiera Chaplin, actor Brian Cox, actress Felicity Kendal and author Barbara Taylor Bradford go back to the sites of the workhouses where their ancestors lived to find out what happened to them."

The Daily Mail has a feature on it at, whilst ITV has a full press release at

Here's a wee preview on Vimeo:

Looks a good watch, but suspect you should have some hankies ready....


My new book, Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet, is now available from Pen and Sword. My Scottish land and church records ebooks are available at, whilst my next Pharos Scottish course, Scottish Research Online, starts Sep 4th - see Time to smash a few brick walls...!

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