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Secret Streets Of Britain’s Atlantis Revealed

Secret Streets Of Britain’s Atlantis Revealed | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
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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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Story of WW1 flying ace who set a string of flying records

Story of WW1 flying ace who set a string of flying records | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Amazing pictures, letters and maps of aviation pioneer Major Robert Loraine have been brought together in one collection of the first time
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The Victorian Joy of Sex: Prudish? Far from it.

The Victorian Joy of Sex: Prudish? Far from it. | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Tidbits of advice about sex are things you wouldn't expect from the Victorian era, but the unearthing of a new text shows how our ancestors might have been a lot friskier than we once thought.
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Newest Genealogy Records on the Internet

Newest Genealogy Records on the Internet | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Newest genealogy records available on the internet.
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Top secret MI5 files of First World War go online | The National Archives

Top secret MI5 files of First World War go online | The National Archives | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
News item about The National Archives making over 150 top secret MI5 files available online for the first time.
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5 new ways to trace your military ancestors

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Heartbreaking story of last child brought up in UK foundling hospital

Heartbreaking story of last child brought up in UK foundling hospital | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Tom Mackenzie, 74, was raised in the Foundling Hospital in Hertfordshire after his unmarried mother was forced to give him up.
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The tragic tale of war hero forced to pawn his Victoria Cross

The tragic tale of war hero forced to pawn his Victoria Cross | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Thomas Whitham, from Worsthorne near Burnley, stormed a German machine gun post saving much of his battalion during heavy fighting at Ypres so why did he have to pawn his Victoria Cross?
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Ancient Offas's Dyke between England and Wales may be renamed

Ancient Offas's Dyke between England and Wales may be renamed | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Archaeologists used radiocarbon dating on the dyke, which runs from Prestatyn in North Wales down to Chepstow, which revealed it was constructed centuries before the Saxon leader ruled the kingdom of Mercia.
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French begged Churchill to stop Edward collaborating with Nazis

French begged Churchill to stop Edward collaborating with Nazis | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Unseen documents have revealed how the French begged Churchill not to let Windsors return to France in 1945 for fear they would re-kindle Nazi 'acquaintances'.
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The mad woman who turned Chaplin against women for life

The mad woman who turned Chaplin against women for life | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Biographer Peter Ackroyd tells of Chaplin's troubled and impoverished childhood (pictured left) and reveals truth behind his 'wretched' mother Hannah (top right).
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Queen Elizabeth's toys to go on display

Queen Elizabeth's toys to go on display | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
The Queen's childhood toys are to form the centrepiece of a new exhibition that looks back on 250 years of royal childhood.
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The bravest street in England

The bravest street in England | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
In 1919, King George V called Chapel Street in Altincham, Cheshire, the bravest in England at the unveiling of a memorial to commemorate those who served.
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FORCES WAR RECORDS - OVER 6 MILLION MILITARY RECORDS & MILITARY HISTORY DATA

FORCES WAR RECORDS - OVER 6 MILLION MILITARY RECORDS & MILITARY HISTORY DATA | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
OVER 6 MILLION MILITARY GENEALOGY RECORDS exclusively cross matched with over 4,000 units of the British Forces going back to 1350
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Revealed: Kate's Aussie convict relatives

Revealed: Kate's Aussie convict relatives | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
When the Duchess of Cambridge arrives in Sydney next week, she will be able to trace her roots back to a 19th century farm labourer who was sent as a convict to Australia.
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Battle of the River Plate monument marks Allied victory over Graf Spee

Battle of the River Plate monument marks Allied victory over Graf Spee | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Four of the handful of survivors will meet at the National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffs, to mark what was the first major naval battle of WWII.
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findmypast Launches their "100 in 100" Campaign | Genealogy & History News

findmypast Launches their "100 in 100" Campaign | Genealogy & History News | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Findmypast have just launched their "100 in 100 campaign" ... which means over the next 100 days they will be releasing and showcasing 100 record sets!
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14,000 year old tools unearthed in South Lanarkshire are earliest evidence of humans in Scotland

14,000 year old tools unearthed in South Lanarkshire are earliest evidence of humans in Scotland | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Primitive tools dug up by archaeologists in South Lanarkshire have been dated at 14,000 years old - making them the earliest evidence of humans in Scotland.
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The man who stumbled on HELL

The man who stumbled on HELL | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
GRAPHIC CONTENT: In 1945 Lt John Randall thought the gates led to a grand country house, instead he was hit by the smell of death and the sight of emaciated bodies.
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Feet of Iron Age woman chopped to prevent her becoming ‘walking dead’

Feet of Iron Age woman chopped to prevent her becoming ‘walking dead’ | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
The footless skeleton of an Iron Age woman, with sheep and goats on her head, has been found in West Knoyle, Wiltshire.
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The iceberg that sank the Titanic was 'small' and made a 'slight jar'

The iceberg that sank the Titanic was 'small' and made a 'slight jar' | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
In the unique document being sold in Wiltshire, second officer Charles Lightoller wrote that the ship made a 'slight jar' before starting to go down.
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The virgin widow and the murder scandal of the century

The virgin widow and the murder scandal of the century | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
On the afternoon of February 12, 1682, Thomas Thynn of Longleat, an 'upstanding member of the gentry' was murdered by three assassins in London.
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Revealed for the first time: How The Unknown Warrior was chosen

Revealed for the first time: How The Unknown Warrior was chosen | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
A document that explains how the body was chosen has been revealed by the grandson of chaplain George Kendall, who helped organise its bringing home.
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'Time capsule' from First World War soldier finally opened

'Time capsule' from First World War soldier finally opened | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
The possessions of Hertfordshire's Private Edward Ambrose remained unopened after they were sent home to his parents following his death in 1916
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Solved? Mystery of WWI's most famous - but anonymous - faces?

Solved? Mystery of WWI's most famous - but anonymous - faces? | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
The figure - who shows the bravery and suffering of British soldiers at the Battle of the Somme - could be Private Frederick Darkes from Tamworth, Staffordshire, who served as a stretcher bearer.
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World first aircraft carrier restored after being found by the Thames

World first aircraft carrier restored after being found by the Thames | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
The tiny ship was used to launch biplanes to stop German airship bombing raids during the First World War. Experts have spent years restoring it for display
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