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May 2016

A stitch in time: Ruth A Symes threads her way through the history of needlework occupations
The roots of the Trucker Earl: Nick Thorne uses colour
tithe maps now available online to look into the past of a colourful family
Hair-raising history: Harry Cunningham investigates the changing roles of hairdressers and barbers, from cutting limbs to cutting hair
Patten recognition: Paul Matthews steps out in pursuit of a lost trade, and the wider history of London livery companies
History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on knickerbockers
Blue sap in the tree?: Jill Morris finds an online treasure trove of royal records
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