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July 2008

Issue 158

July 2008

On the right track

ON THE RIGHT TRACK
The lives and records of railway workers

HEAD OF STEAM
Railway museum resources

EASY PALAEOGRAPHY
Deciphering old handwriting

UNDER FIRE
The lives of those in the fire service during WWII

HELPING THE AGED
The Old Age Pensioner reaches 100

INCISOR TRADING
The history of dentists and their records

COMMON SOLDIERS
Troops remember times of truce

ANGLESEY
Researching on this Welsh island

PERFORMING ARTS
The best websites for finding theatrical ancestors

HUNT
What's in a name

ROTHERHAM FHS
Local focus

 

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