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House historian Melanie Backe-Hansen compiled the list from thousands of candidates across England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.
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The three interlocking subterranean chambers were carved deep beneath naval fortifications in Plymouth, Devon, in the early 19th century.
Whitehall chiefs had banned Reginald ‘Rex’ Warneford from having a plaque in Exmouth, east Devon, because he was born in India.
A team of Royal Navy divers returned to replace the White Ensign - a Union Jack and St George's flag - on HMS Royal Oak 74 years after it was sunk in Orkney.
The wreck is only visible for around a few hours a day either side of low water in the shadow of Bamburgh Castle in Northumberland - and first appeared in June.
Rare pictures show actor Jimmy Stewart returning to his hometown of Indiana, Pennsylvania after serving as a pilot in World War II.
Experts hoping investigate child's coffin found near Atherstone dating back almost two thousand years
Postcards and holiday snaps of the English seaside helped the German high command identify suitable beaches to assault and help their troops recognise landmarks.
Antis the German shepherd, discovered by gunner Robert Bozdech (both pictured), saved lives and heard enemy fighters before anyone else.
The political leader frequently visited Northborough Manor, in Peterborough, to see his daughter Elizabeth and her husband John Claypole.
The 20ft long photo panorama was taken in March 1944 by RAF pilots flying just 10ft above the waves in planes with cameras fitted inside the nose cones.
Plans for the four years of events to mark the passing of a century since the start of the First World War have been unveiled to the public.
More than 1,200 items of the finest quality English pewter were recovered from the wreck of a galleon which is thought to have sunk around 1540.
No one will ever know what went through the young mother's mind as she knocked on doors, begging strangers to take her three-month- old daughter.
November is here, and so is the latest Australian Family Tree Connections magazine. With the themes of Remembrance Day and Scottish ancestry both featured in this issue ...
Harry Drinkwater signed up to a 'Pals Battalion' in 1914 and was sent to the front line. In these diary extracts he writes about his brutal introduction to trench life.
Sidney Lewis signed up at 12 and by 13 was fighting in one of the bloodiest battles of the First World War - then his mother called him home.
Dorothy Ellis, 93, from Devon, laid a wreath for her late husband Wilfred at a ceremony marking the Armistice in Staffordshire this morning.
Details of British Royal Navy ships destroyed during the First World War can now be found online at findmypast.co.uk The records have been published in
Archaeologists in Warwickshire will analyse the bone fragments found in the lead coffin to ensure that it is the final resting place of a young Roman girl.
These eerie photographs show a home (pictured), in rural Hertfordshire, left untouched since its owners departed more than half a century ago.
A Jolly Roger flag from HMS Seraph - which had a crucial role in the mission known as 'Operation Mincemeat' - has emerged, 70 years after the famous event.
The pictures, by David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson, include one of Scott Monument (shown here), Edinburgh, and are expected to sell for tens of thousands of pounds.
The book, Street Life in London, shows how ordinary Londoners lived towards the end of the 19th century. Compiled by Scottish photograph pioneer John Thomson and radical journalist Adolphe Smith
Agricultural expert David Morris, 50, from Somerton, Somerset, has travelled thousands of miles indulging his passion for the humble huts.