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The book that got away!

This isn’t a regular post but just a quick note to readers…. yesterday I was unfortunate enough to lose a golden opportunity to purchase what I would regard as a family heirloom. This item was an account book that had … Continue reading

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The Sherborne Almshouse Register

The Sherborne almshouse register is a fabulous resource for those folk with roots planted deep in this lovely Dorset town. I have only dabbled very superficially amongst this institution’s records, which are kept at the Dorset History Centre in Dorchester. … Continue reading

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