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Valmay Young
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Times of India arrival and departure notices 1879 have been uploaded to the FIBIS database website. Our thanks go to David Edge and his team of volunteers.
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Islamic militants have destroyed priceless statues in Iraq. What was lost, and why is it important?  
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Satyajit Ray astonished me at our first meeting. I had trotted out various Santiniketan connections I expected him to know. He looked at me for a moment while I felt his brain darting through the lanes and bylanes of the genealogical network. Then he said, "You must be related to Bussa Susheila Das!" It was the last name I expected to hear from the Maestro. Bussamami - whose death last week, three years short of a century, must be counted a merci...
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On the beach where US troops landed 50 years ago, a new Vietnam flourishes
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Walter Kaufmann composed several early works that encouraged the interplay of East and West.
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Anglo-Saxon pendant: Norfolk student makes 'royal' find
A student unearths an "outstanding" piece of Anglo-Saxon jewellery experts believe could be worth tens of thousands of pounds.
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In 1850, 14-year-old Olive Oatman was captured during her family's wagon train out west.
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I've seen this for cremated remains and "tree seeds" or perennial flower seeds. I wonder if it would be legal to plant this in a back yard in US?
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US road trip: a guide to Route 66
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A solar eclipse will occur on March 20 that will be total for some islands in the North Atlantic, while casting Europe into partial darkness.
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East Anglia's World War Two airfield photos uncovered
Previously unseen photos of airbases used by the US in World War Two are unearthed by a history project.
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Family historian, collector of antiquarian books and postcards of British India, webmaster and trustee of the Families In British India Society and most importantly of all a mother!
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Wanted: Family for photograph of three World War I Diggers
www.dailyadvertiser.com.au

Photos of three WWI soldiers were bought at a garage sale by Jack Whyte. He wants their family to have them.

Current Archaeology – How to build a dolmen
www.archaeology.co.uk

Exploring Neolithic construction at Garn Turne Well known on the Continent and scattered along the coasts of Wales, Cornwall, and Ireland, d

Dozens of unmarked war graves to get memorials
www.mmtimes.com

Up to 50 unmaintained or unmarked graves of Commonwealth soldiers who died in Myanmar during World War II could receive new recognition from

New opening hours for Essex Record Office
britishgenes.blogspot.com

News of hours changes at Essex Record Office. From Monday 6th April 2015 it will close on Mondays and on alternate Saturdays. The new openin

Archaeologist’s woes for ‘oldest cemetery’
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An archaeologist has raised concerns about a development site in Bury St Edmunds which, he says, could contain East Anglia’s oldest cemetery

Restoring value to the Currency Building
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Built in 1833, it was the first office of Reserve Bank of India

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Inside the new British Library newspaper storage facility
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I've just watched an interesting short video that the BBC put on its website a couple of week back, exploring the British Library's new news

Telegraphic tales from the Raj
www.thehindubusinessline.com

An incident involving telegraphs presaged over a century ago the phenomenon of electronic hacking and algorithmic trading in the stock marke

Partition through the looking glass
www.thehindubusinessline.com

The Congress could have bargained for a better deal, had it taken into account Britain’s interest in the North-West

Back With the British Bite
www.newindianexpress.com

Food is not unlike fashion and the old often comes back into vogue. Right now, you could say Anglo-Indian cuisine is the culinary equivalent

TNS Editor
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A Scotswoman who set up maternal and childcare centres in the many districts of the Frontier, from 1934-44, and lies buried in Nathia Gali a

Last of the Raj Memsahibs
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‘As I write this in Lymington in 1978, the widow of an Indian Cavalry Officer, I am a member of a dying breed' begins the Preface to this bo

Prize-Winning Animation Lets You Fly Through 17th Century London
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Six students from De Montfort University have created a stellar 3D representation of 17th century London, as it existed before The Great Fir

31 Rolls of Undeveloped Film from a Soldier in WWII Discovered and Proce...
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Photographer Levi Bettweiser is the man behind the Rescued Film Project, an effort to find and rescue old and undeveloped rolls of film from

Find A Brickwall!
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Further to my brief post about the Find My Past freebie weekend, I have tried really hard this weekend to break down some brickwalls in the