Picture of the Day: Twynham School’s new library opening in 1990

Librarian Margaret Woods cuts the ribbon of Twynham School’s new library with assistant Pam Lynk and pupils, December 1990

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Big Ideas Series: In Their Own Write: Welfare, Discipline and Pauper Agency in the Nineteenth Century

In this seminar, Dr Paul Carter introduces his new research project which he is undertaking in collaboration with Professor Steven King, University of Leicester, after receiving a grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

Paul examines the correspondence between paupers and the state, focussing on the nature of complaints in the context of welfare, and the importance of Victorian records management in producing a history ‘from below’.

Dr Paul Carter is the Principal Records Specialist for Domestic Records here at The National Archives. His research and publication interests include early labour movements, popular political, and poor law records.

Our Big Ideas seminar series is funded by Friends of The National Archives.

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Remember Royal Blue? New book recalls heyday of coach travel

FOR generations, the name of the coach company Royal Blue was a part of everyday language in Dorset and the west country.

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GALLERY: Poole Grammar School through the years

Today the Daily Echo is looking back at pictures from Poole Grammar School through the years.

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Awakening the Apple Tree Man from his slumber

By Summer Strevens

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Centenary of classic novel whose author was laid to rest in Dorset

MARY Shelley published Frankenstein 200 years ago this month, in January, 1818.

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Shedding light on bay searchlights mystery

WE’VE been lucky to have multiple responses after Looking Back reader Sally Smith asked for help in finding out more about this picture of a mass of searchlights in Weymouth bay.

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Picture of the Day: Snowball fight in Poole High Street in 1978

40 years ago when the snow fell in Poole High Street in 1978, some made the most of it by having snowball fights in the street, as this picture sent in by Julie MacGhee shows.

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10 pictures of Twynham School from years gone by

This week in the Christchurch Times, we’ve uncovered 10 pictures of Twynham School from years gone by.

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Poole Bridge opening was a “red-letter day” for town

POOLE Bridge is expected to reopen this month after a series of delays to a £4.7million refurbishment.

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