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September 2007

Issue 147

September 2007

Doing their best

A CENTURY OF SCOUTING
How our ancestors did their best

NEGLECTED SOURCES SPECIAL
The Morning Chronicle, Quarter Sessions Calendars and Congregationalists

BREWER'S GOLD
Hop-picking in the past

BELFAST
A treasure trove for Ulster researchers

CRADLE TO THE GRAVE
The end of the ancestral trail: probate records

THE GOLDEN AGE OF CYCLING
How two wheels changed Victorian lives

BELL
What's in a name

FURNESS FHS
Local focus

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