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I do... or I sue: Almost 50 years after this law was dropped, Denise Bates looks at breach of promise to marry legislation
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A stained character? Nick Thorne roots out the hidden past of an expert on stained glass windows
The healing waters: Daniel Hewitt investigates the records and registers left by spas and hydrotherapy hospitals
A life on both sides of the tracks: Investigating the lives of private detectives can be a challenge: especially when they adopted different guises. Nell Darby reports
History in the details: Street vendors and deliverers

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