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Skin in the game: Jayne Shrimpton explores the history of the fur trade and the work of furriers and related occupations
The early papers: Paul Matthews has the headlines about the burgeoning world of newspapers in the 18th century
Finding the bad egg: How hard can it be to find a criminal ancestor in the digital archives – and do we all have one?
Gather ye records why ye may! Nick Thorne finds out about the Herricks of Leicester
A sense of place: Chris Paton explains what Irish land records reveal
History in the details: Nursing uniforms

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