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December 2015: A pocketful of wonder

Eighteenth century pocket-book provides some curious advice

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November 2015: All aboard your highnesses!

A Windsor station master's royal recollections

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October 2015: A Scrap of History

How commemorating the Women's Institute in 1965 through scrapbooks has provided a snapshot of what life in Berkshire was like in that year

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September 2015: Rugby excellence in the 1920s

Local schoolboy leads team to victory

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August 2015: Leisure as nature intended

Activities of a naturist club in Bracknell

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July 2015: Sight seeing at war?

Man on the march finds time to take in the sights in wartime Belgium

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June 2015: Nice day for a drive

Horse driving in Berkshire c.1940

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May 2015: Victory in Europe!

Giving Thanks for victory at the local church

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April 2015: Send me back to prison!

One man's determination to get out of Fair Mile Hospital.

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March 2015: Behave or be punished

How disorderly conduct in the workhouse was punished

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February 2015: Postcards of snow

Postcards from the early 1900s provide a snapshot of life

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January 2015: Ladies Golfing Triumphs

Berkshire's female golfers prove to be champions


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