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April 2019

Changing landscapes: Wayne Shepheard explores the creation of new lands for human habitation through a specific family example in East Yorkshire
The Tale of a Family Tree: Nick Thorne uses online resources to explore the family history of Beatrix Potter
The business of crime at sea: Gregory Parker explores the world of England’s smugglers and their support network
Why we like crime: For centuries, we have been both attracted and repelled by crime – but what is the attraction, and what does it say about us? Nell Darby speculates
We love to go a-wandering: Jayne Shrimpton steps out with a social history of walking for leisure and pleasure
History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on laces, ribbons and garters

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