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May 2008

Issue 156

May 2008

Votes for women

MY ANCESTOR WAS A SUFFRAGETTE
A reader's true story

HOW WOMEN GOT THE VOTE
History in photos

VICTIMS OF TYRANNY
Did your forebears toil in the factories?

CLUES IN COSTUME
Our guide to fashions through the ages

DAM BUSTERS
The men behind this historic mission

A STITCH IN TIME
Frame knitting: a forgotten cottage industry

NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM LIBRARY
How its records can aid your research

EXETER
A spotlight on the Devon city

MASON
What's in a name?

BARNSLEY FHS
Local focus

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