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BROADWAY, Albert William, RN, DSM. (1892 - 1918)
BROADWAY, Albert William, RN, DSM. (1892 - 1918)
This is the story of Albert's short life and career in the Royal Navy. 
 
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Cawnpore Massacre, 1857-1859
Cawnpore Massacre, 1857-1859
This is the story of the "Indian Mutiny" which took place between 1857 and 1859. Part of this mutiny was the Cawnpore Massacre in which, it is believed, George David de Rusett, his wife Margaret and their 2 children were brutally killed. 
 
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CLEAVER, Violet Agnes: The Family Story
CLEAVER, Violet Agnes: The Family Story
This is the story of Llewellyn Cleaver and his wife, Emilie Le-Doux as told through the words of Violet Agnes Cleaver, their daughter. This story has been transcribed, translated and edited from a cassette tape made by Violet and given to her son Jan Bouman. 
 
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Cotswold Wool and the History of the Hunt & Winterbotham Mill.
Cotswold Wool and the History of the Hunt & Winterbotham Mill.
A brief outline of the wool industry in the Cotswolds, England, along with the History of the Hunt & Winterbotham Mill at Cam, Gloucestershire. 
 
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Devon County Lunatic Asylum, Exminster, Devonshire
Devon County Lunatic Asylum, Exminster, Devonshire
The asylum, opened in 1845 for the benefit of pauper "lunatics", remained in service to the community until it's closure in 1985. The site was redeloped as apartments and reopened in 1994. 
 
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Distinguished Service Medal (D.S.M.)
Distinguished Service Medal (D.S.M.)
What is a DSM, what was it awarded for and what does it look like? Read all about it here! 
 
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Exeter City Police (1836 - 1966)
Exeter City Police (1836 - 1966)
A brief history of the Exeter City Police Force prior to amalgamation into the Devon Constabulary. 1836 - 1966 
 
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HARRIS: A crackling good story of the Harris family and C & T Harris (Calne) Ltd.
HARRIS: A crackling good story of the Harris family and C & T Harris (Calne) Ltd.
 
 
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Little Jack Horner and his <em>possible</em> connection to Mells, Somerset
Little Jack Horner and his possible connection to Mells, Somerset
 
 
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MITCHELL, Roger: An Autobiography
MITCHELL, Roger: An Autobiography
The history of me! A violinist, a youth leader, a DJ, a rifleman, a "Mod", an electrician, a manager, a computer technician, a coach tour driver, a businessman, a father and grandfather. Sound interesting? Read on... 
 
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Mrs Bricknell Remembers....
Mrs Bricknell Remembers....
An interview conducted as Ann Maria Bricknell (née Stephens) starts her 100th year. 
 
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Obituary: Rev. Edwin Duncombe de Rusett
Obituary: Rev. Edwin Duncombe de Rusett
Published in "The Standard" on 15 February 1934 
 
13
The Australian Gold Rush
The Australian Gold Rush
Many thousands of people flocked to Victoria, Australia to "strike it rich" in the gold rush of the mid 19th Century. Included, are a number of our ancestors - people found within the pages of this website.  
 
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The Industrial History of Stroud
The Industrial History of Stroud
 
 
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The sinking of the SS Marquette.
The sinking of the SS Marquette.
John Patrick Tunkin drowned when the SS Marquette was sunk by an enemy torpedo on October 23rd, 1915. This is the story of that fateful day.