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All that's missing are the Waterburys! Line made famous by The Railway Children still runs steam engines for thousands of visitors a year

All that's missing are the Waterburys! Line made famous by The Railway Children still runs steam engines for thousands of visitors a year | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Although the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway is most famous for being the location for The Railway Children movie, it's popularity shows no sign of fading as thousands still board the steam train carriages.
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Is it right to question Israel's right to Exist - The Petition Site

For over two thousand years the Jewish community have suffered because of their race and identity and...
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Archive of rarely seen photos capturing historical moments go on show

Archive of rarely seen photos capturing historical moments go on show | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
The Getty Images Gallery has selected the images from its Hulton Archive, each telling its own story and forming a wider narrative on the history of photography for its 'Jewels of the Archive' exhibition.
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Incredible century-old panoramic images of First World War battlefields taken by fearless British cameramen who risked life and limb to gather intelligence

Incredible century-old panoramic images of First World War battlefields taken by fearless British cameramen who risked life and limb to gather intelligence | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
The surveillance images, hailed as some of the most important photographs of the conflict, show never-before-seen views of the Western Front.
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Was Jack the Ripper a WOMAN Salvation Army worker who turned serial killer to save the East End?

Was Jack the Ripper a WOMAN Salvation Army worker who turned serial killer to save the East End? | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
The bold theory has been put forward in a new novel about the Victorian serial killer, whose elusive identity has occupied criminologists for more than a century.
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The most moving love story of the first world war

The most moving love story of the first world war | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
This is a true story of wartime determination and devotion - of a young woman's passionate love that defied social convention in an era when women didn't even have the vote.
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How Many People Live to 100?

How Many People Live to 100? | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
What percentage of the population lives to 100?
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Remains of Boudicca's victims unearthed in Essex

Remains of Boudicca's victims unearthed in Essex | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Archaeologists from the Colchester Archaeological Trust discovered the skull fragment (pictured) dating back to 61AD redevelopment in the county.
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26 gold and silver pieces discovered after 2000 years in Peak District

26 gold and silver pieces discovered after 2000 years in Peak District | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Member of the public uncovered treasure hoard in Dovedale in the Peak District, sparking a full-scale excavation of the site.
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How to build your own fireworks the 18th century way

How to build your own fireworks the 18th century way | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
The handwritten 232-page book, (pictured) titled Artificial Fireworks, was produced in 1785 and later archived by California-based Getty Institute.
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Britain BC - Francis Pryor's Top Rated UK Bronze Age Sites | Culture24

Britain BC - Francis Pryor's Top Rated UK Bronze Age Sites | Culture24 | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
To mark the screening of his Channel 4 documentary, Britain BC, Francis Pryor gave us the lowdown on his favourite Bronze Age sites.
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Graves of 1,700-year-old wealthy Romans discovered by students

Graves of 1,700-year-old wealthy Romans discovered by students | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Around 85 students from Bournemouth University discovered the grave (pictured) 300ft (91 metres) where a 4th century villa was found in Blandford, Dorset.
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Victoria Cross

Victoria Cross | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
The medal was bought by billionaire Lord Ashcroft, who holds the world’s biggest collection of Victoria Cross medals estimated to be worth £40 million.
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New Costume Institute exhibit to explore Victorian mourning fashions

New Costume Institute exhibit to explore Victorian mourning fashions | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire opens on October 21 and will feature 30 ensembles, as well as assorted artifacts, spanning from 1815 to 1915.
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Dramatic photographs from WW1 that show the carnage... and courage

Dramatic photographs from WW1 that show the carnage... and courage | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
100 years on, the wonders of 21st-century technology now allow us to see these amazing pictures of the conflict in breathtaking full colour, giving us a much keener sense of what it was actually like to be there.
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Voices from the depths of hell: Photos show messages of love, faith and patriotism carved into walls of vast network of tunnels where men lived and died during the First World War

Voices from the depths of hell: Photos show messages of love, faith and patriotism carved into walls of vast network of tunnels where men lived and died during the First World War | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
The starkly-beautiful images bring to light the subterranean conditions soldiers of the First World War endured while sheltering from constant artillery fire.
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450,000 new RAF records released online by Findmypast | News | findmypast.co.uk

450,000 new RAF records released online by Findmypast | News | findmypast.co.uk | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Today, Findmypast in partnership with The National Archives has released nearly 450,000 service records of men of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force.
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Queen Victoria was a 'very naughty' Princess, her journal reveals

Queen Victoria was a 'very naughty' Princess, her journal reveals | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Experts believe the book was used to teach Victoria, who was known as a strong-willed child, some self-control. It will go on display at Buckingham Palace.
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Newest Genealogy Records

Newest Genealogy Records | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Newest genealogy records available on the internet.
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WWI hero who won VC was so depressed by war he considered deserting

WWI hero who won VC was so depressed by war he considered deserting | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Lance Corporal John Thomas was awarded the Victoria Cross after risking his life during World War One to obtain key battle information. But these letters reveal he thought about deserting just months earlier.
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WW1's last victim died from his bullet wounds 47 years after conflict

WW1's last victim died from his bullet wounds 47 years after conflict | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Walter Satterthwaite, pictured, from Letchworth, Hertfordshire died of blood loss in 1963 after surgeons amputated his leg which was in chronic pain since it was paralysed on the Western Front in 1917.
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The fearless heroism of George Osborne, MC... by George Osborne, MP

The fearless heroism of George Osborne, MC... by George Osborne, MP | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
As dusk fell at on March 21, 1918, Derrick Osborne, a 20-year-old Lieutenant in the Durham Light Infantry, was killed, writes CHANCELLOR GEORGE OSBORNE.
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Twenty-five skeletons found on farm

Twenty-five skeletons found on farm | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have unearthed more than two dozen skeletons in what is thought to be an ancient cemetery at Chester Farm, near Irchester.
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Great Britain, Atlas and Index of Parish Registers

Great Britain, Atlas and Index of Parish Registers | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Discover your ancestors with the world's largest family history website. Start a family tree, browse census records and more online at Ancestry.co.uk
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War through a lens: Poignant photos reveal reality of life during WW1

War through a lens: Poignant photos reveal reality of life during WW1 | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
The 70 rarely-seen original prints caught soldiers in their everyday lives and are expected to fetch £3,000 at an auction next Wednesday in Blandford, Dorset.
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Nazi poster girl declared 'ideal Aryan baby' in propaganda was JEWISH

Nazi poster girl declared 'ideal Aryan baby' in propaganda was JEWISH | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
A baby photograph of Hessy Taft, 80, was used on the front of a magazine and postcards after it was submitted by a Berlin photographer to a competition run by the Nazi party to find the 'perfect Aryan baby'.
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The 'Hammer of Thor' unearthed in Denmark

The 'Hammer of Thor' unearthed in Denmark | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Archaeologists, working with the National Museum of Denmark, have unearthed an unusual 10th century amulet in Købelev on the Danish island of Lolland.
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