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July 2016

The forgotten carers: Paul Matthews tells the story of the monthly nurses who cared for mothers after childbirth
Taking back the prisoners: Nick Thorne researches Sir Robert Napier and his daring 1868 expedition to Abyssinia
Tall ships and high seas: Margaret Powling offers a brief history of the golden age of sail
Women and the lost generation: Lorraine Schofield explores the impact of WW1 on women
A mystery solved: Gaynor Haliday on how a family conundrum was explained, and an important photo identified
One man’s Somme story: We mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme with the story of its oldest British death
History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on dungarees
The elite of Eton: Jill Morris on the public school’s history
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