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The secret worshippers: Stuart A. Raymond explores researching Catholic recusants through his detailed study of a parish in Wiltshire
More than just scrawls on walls: Is graffiti a mark of disrespect or social comment? Denise Bates looks at its long history
Tales of the Cartaret dynasty: Nick Thorne follows up a chance finding in the tithe records, leading him to the story of a Royalist privateer commemorated in America
The child-snatchers: Playing to our insecurities both as children and parents, kidnapping remains a rare but particularly scary crime, writes Nell Darby
Motherhood and madness in the Victorian era: Lorraine Schofield explores the gap between the ideal of womanhood in the 19th century and the reality of mental illness
History in the details: Railway staff uniforms

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