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Storehouses of history: Caroline Roope delves into the development of museums and the showcasing of history to the public
The story of a forgotten address: Paul Matthews shows what can be discovered about an address that no longer exists, in this case in Adelaide Place near London Bridge
All aboard for the Swindon Trip: Dene Bebbington takes us on a journey through the history of a popular leisure excursion for railway staff
How to punish the 'feeble minded': In 1952, a horrific murder in Scotland led to debate about how offenders with learning disabilities should be punished, writes Nell Darby
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