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Welcome to Clubland: Phil Wood enters the world of the gentleman's club in its 18th and 19th century heyday
A club for the working man: In the 19th century, could club's they also offer a means for the working man to improve himself? Nell Darby peeks behind the door
The road to Butlin's: From drapers who became bankers and bakers who became showmen, Nick Thorne traces the family of a holiday camp impresario
Who shall be a constable? In the past, there were rules as to who could, and couldn't, take on the often thankless task of the local constable. Nell Darby explains
A daughter's defence: Female physicians have been sidelined throughout history but one, Mary Trye, escaped from the margins. Sara Read tells her story
History in the details: Smiths', butchers' and bakers' attire

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