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This low-resolution photograph taken from a Newspaper article in 1908, shows Mr Roberts aged 91, former Wolborough Parish Clerk, with a model of St Leonards Tower and Chapel. Mr Roberts said that he h...
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W. Fuller & Sons – Courtenay Nurseries –Queen Street – 1927     W. Fuller & Sons – Courtenay Nurseries – Queen Street - c1900 (The Street Numbering changed sometime between 1870 and ...
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The People's Museum. The new museum will be brimming full of objects that share the stories of the town over decades. Each object on display is special and holds its own tale. We want...

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In the Victorian era infant mortality was very high; of the 800,000 births recorded in England in 1880, about 120,000 died before their first Birthday. Of these deaths about 60,000 were due to inadequ...
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The Great Stink was the elegant name given to terrible smell that pervaded central London, during   July and August 1858. It had been a particularly hot summer, which exacerbated the smell of unt...