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Who do you think you are?

The arrival of the internet has revolutionised the search for relatives and ancestors. No more lurking around in a damp and dusty archive. Of course, there is a certain amount of this which does still go on as not everything is on line but... Read more

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Thieves’ Coins

Thieves’ Coins

A two Kopeck coin which has come to light during recent digs in the city of Moscow, has undeniably been in the past ownership of a pickpocket.  ... Read more

RAF Centenary

RAF Centenary

As the world recognises the centenary of the end of the Great War, the UK is also celebrating the centenary of its most junior military service, the R... Read more

The Last Slave

The Last Slave

In 1931, a manuscript called, ‘Barracoon: The Story of the Last ‘Black Cargo’ by Zora Neale Hurston was refused publication and then languished unseen... Read more

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