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I am researching my family tree and have found out that my late Mother inherited around £12000 in the early 1950's - just interested to know would that of been considered a 'large' amount then and...
The assumption is that the middle-ages would absolutely reek of muck, ammonia and general rot - as this is how the world appears on TV and in film. But would it really? Would anyone care to share...
Take a look at what happened last time. An interesting piece of history. http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-27405350...
Which year did the British Legion become Royal?
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Just read a book about Operation Market Garden, the huge allied campaign after D Day to try to finish the war quickly. The book says that a large number of parachutists jumped, but a small number...
What would be the purpose of a bailiff in 1783 in a Suffolk village.
Hi A/b's my question is does anyone know of and recommend a genealogy software for the MacBook Pro??? Thank you in advance. Rick...
My Gt.gt. grandfather, Naval Lt. W E Amiel was appointed to the South Jurmo Station, according to The Times, 20 Sept 1847 Where / what was that?...
Today, South Africa celebrates (if that's the right word) 20 years of democracy (in other words, the end of apartheid). Are things better now ... I don't really think so. We have virtually no police...
Which was the first public school (and when) to expel a bully?
I am researching my family tree and have come across a distant relative who was born in Texas in 1896. His father, I think was Norwegian and his mother came Manchester. Unfortunately his father died...
im looking for any buisness or building information in albany drive hernebay kent back in 1920s...
Some really interesting stuff here. http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-26935867...
Binatone B350 has frozen up on me. Just get the title screen then nothing, any solutions please
Near to where I live is a road named Hollow Lane. Although it`s a hill there is no obvious `hollow` as the road levels out at the bottom of the hill. Does the word `hollow` have any historical meaning...
Does anyone know where I can look up births,deaths and marriage records myself rather than pay somewhere like 'Ancestory. ' to do it.?
Was New zealand inhabited before the arrival of the Maori ?
I came across a reference in the Borough Accounts of 1883 to the number of `WC`s and Jacobs Boxes`that were in existence at that time in my area. Does anyone have any idea what a `Jacobs Box` was? I...
Are there any genuine heraldic crests that include the badger?
Hi... Can someone please tell me, what was the UK voting age at the UK EEC membership referendum in 1975. I was born in 1972...so I know very little about it. Thanks...all help appreciated in advance....

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