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Before Lowry did matchstick men: Pencil sketches from artist's college days reveal he did more than just industrial scenes

Before Lowry did matchstick men: Pencil sketches from artist's college days reveal he did more than just industrial scenes | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
The 70 sketches made up Lowry’s portfolio of work while at Salford College in Manchester in the early 20th century.
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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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Relatives of mutinous Bounty crew and captain cast adrift make peace

Relatives of mutinous Bounty crew and captain cast adrift make peace | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
After 225 years, descendants of Captain William Bligh and his rebellious first mate Fletcher Christian will finally make peace.
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Jewish Pictorial History: The Lost Battalion of WWI

Jewish Pictorial History: The Lost Battalion of WWI | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Why Was a Ton of Matza Delivered to the US Army's 77th Division in France during World War I? Special Passover Feature
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Agatha Christie's agony as nurse: Real story behind The Crimson Field

Agatha Christie's agony as nurse: Real story behind The Crimson Field | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
The frontline experiences of nurses like Edith in the six-part BBC 1 series The Crimson Field mirrors the accounts of letters from those who served in hospitals, such as Agatha Christie.
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First colour postcards of the 'New World' show life in the US

First colour postcards of the 'New World' show life in the US | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Using the latest technology at the turn of the 19th century, these photochrom images show the Big Apple and the spectacular Grand Canyon in colour.
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Adolf Hitler’s Liverpudlian half-brother in the 1911 census | News | findmypast.co.uk

Adolf Hitler’s Liverpudlian half-brother in the 1911 census | News | findmypast.co.uk | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
We've unearthed Adolf Hitler's half-brother in our 1911 census records, and his return makes for fascinating reading. Alois Hitler Jr had a troubled
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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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How British pilot 'buzzed' the Kaiser - Telegraph

How British pilot 'buzzed' the Kaiser - Telegraph | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Story emerges of how daredevil pilot "buzzed" the Kaiser in an audacious stunt just days before the outbreak of the First World War
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Letters written in the days after doomed mission of Charge of the Light Brigade reveal troops thought orders were 'perfect madness' but describe bravery of horsemen

Letters written in the days after doomed mission of Charge of the Light Brigade reveal troops thought orders were 'perfect madness' but describe bravery of horsemen | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
A new collection of letters, many written just hours after the notorious military blunder, reveal how ordinary soldiers could tell immediately how fatal the bloody charge in Crimea in 1854 would be.
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Never knowingly rude: The rules that made John Lewis

Never knowingly rude: The rules that made John Lewis | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
It began with a little red book and a desire to ensure workers received fair reward for their labours. Today John Lewis is the darling of middle Britain.
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5 new ways to trace your military ancestors

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Start your family's First World War story - Ancestry.com

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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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