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January 2019

Rinking: an Edwardian craze: Roller skating as a leisure activity has a surprisingly long history. Jayne Shrimpton investigates this pastime, which peaked in the Edwardian age
La Belle Sauvage: Nick Thorne visits a coaching inn where the printing presses disturbed the guests
'Dollar Princesses': Ruth A Symes looks at what our ancestors made of visiting American women in the late 19th and early 20th centuries
Nursing the nation's heroes: Royal Victoria Hospital was Britain’s largest ever military hospital. Simon Wills investigates its history and its patients
The Ratho Murder: When the 'respectable' George Bryce suspected that a local servant had told his fiancee to break off their union, he exacted a horrible revenge, says Nell Darby
History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on hair ornaments

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