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August 2019

Unreliable records: Kim Fleet gets to the truth about why our ancestors lied on official documents
The plight of old age: Denise Bates explores how older workers eventually obtained state support: the old-age pension
The changing fortunes of a workhouse: From scandal to modern hospital: Kate Hollis tells the fascinating story of Bromley’s Farnborough workhouse
Finding my earliest home: Keith Gregson reports on a personal discovery made thanks to TheGenealogist’s landrelated records
A foreign affair: The crimes of ‘foreigners’ have always titillated the British reading public, as Nell Darby reports
History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on maids’ uniforms

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