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Image of The gardens at Metal Box, 1987

December 2014: Metal Box’s Gardens

A lost example of 1980s landscape design

Image of rvd john winter 1816 letter

November 2014: Financial downturn affects local trade

Economic hardship for the people of West Berkshire in 1816

Image of Assize of bread, 1337, close-up

October 2014: A Historic Welford Bake Off

When the price of a soggy bottom was a day in the stocks

Image of The old Whitchurch Bridge

September 2014: Across the Thames at Pangbourne

A rare photograph of the old Whitchurch Bridge

Image of Blighty and you aug 14

August 2014: Blighty supports its soldiers

Showing support during World War One

Image of Thames Conservancy Launch Digest, 1963

June 2014: For the Thames Conservancy Launch Owner

How to go messing about on the river

Image of Wargrave fireman

May 2014: Destruction by fire

Suffragettes 'attack' Wargrave Church

Image of Letter from Percy Spencer, 1914

April 2014: A Family at War

Letters from the front

Image of st patricks book edge part

March 2014: A Melody for St Patrick's Day

A Victorian song of celebration

Image of Deed for house sale in Abingdon, 1447, with seal of the town of Southampton

February 2014: A Medieval Seal

An Abingdon deed makes a lovely wax impression

Image of Milk float at Clifford's Dairy open day, c1980

January 2014: The Fastest Milk Float in the East

Clifford's Dairies of Bracknell

 

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