Letters from the Front, August 1915

This podcast from the National Archives Voices of the Armistice contains correspondence from employees of the Great Western Railway on active service. Original document catalogue reference: RAIL 253/516

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Frome’s Fallen Heroes

This Web Site is about the men of Frome, a small market town on the eastern side of Somerset, who died during the Great War and World War Two.

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1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment

This podcast from the National Archives Voices of the Armistice contains extracts from the war diary, following the battalion from 1915 to setting off for home in 1919. Original document catalogue reference: WO 95/1495

Unfinished Business: Britain and The European Community

Focusing on Britain’s changing relationship with the European Community between 1945 and 1975, In this Podcast from the National Archives‘ Contemporary Specialist Mark Dunton guides us through the key documents that reveal the attitudes of leading figures, the diplomatic process and public perceptions of an evolving Europe.

A Portland Success Story

Southwell Park has gone from an empty set of Admiralty buildings to a major contributor to Portland’s economy. John Newth looks at its history.

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The Private’s diary, Part 2

In this Podcast from the National Archives‘ Voices of the Armistice series we hear more from the diary of Private Pattenden of 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment Original document catalogue reference: WO 95/1495

The Private’s diary, Part 1

In this Podcast from the National Archives‘ Voices of the Armistice series we hear extracts from the diary of Private Pattenden of 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, dated September 1914. Original document catalogue reference: WO 95/1495

A Blandford Institution

Deer Park Riding Stables has been a part of Blandford life for forty years. Tony Burton-Page tells its story.

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Two voices from the Front, Part 2

This Podcast from the National Archives contains further extracts from the diaries of Lieutenant Colonel Hicks and Private Pattenden of 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Original document catalogue reference: WO 95/1495

UK incoming passenger lists go online

The National Archives have anounced that the UK incoming passenger lists for 1878 to 1960 (series BT 26) have been launched online by Ancestry.co.uk.

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