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Accidents and emergencies: The Victorian era witnessed a high rate of mortality compared to our own, but death wasn't just down to disease, as Nell Darby explains
Crowning glory or mark of the devil? Denise Bates explores the history of people's attitudes towards red hair
Christmas with the Georgians: Phil Wood celebrates the season, pre-Victorian style
Doyenne of the Razor Gang Wars: Nell Darby explains how a digital archive has helped bring to life two women's criminality – and animosity – in pre WW2 Australia
The search for Mr Nesbit: Keith Gregson brings his WW1 researches to a close with the help of online resources
History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on bracelets

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