Can you identify people in this picture from 1953?

PAMELA Osborne of Somerset sent in this photograph of herself as a baby in the arms of her mother, Jean Lewis, in the front row. All she knows is that the picture was taken in Poole in 1953 but she has no idea who the other people are.

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Picture of the Day: Can you date this postcard of Wimborne Square?

This undated postcard of Wimborne Square showing the Midland Bank and the shop F.Sheppard & Son was sent in by Roy Harris of Poole. Can anybody date the picture and has it changed much since then?

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The rich experience of performing in community play The Poor Man’s Friend

By Margery Hookings

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Painstaking process to access maps revealing hidden Dorset village names, churches and giant rabbits

BEAUTIFUL maps of the county dating back to 1585 will be released by Dorset Archives after a painstaking process to access them.

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Remembering brave expats from Weymouth – final part

HERE’S the final part of Greg Schofield’s tribute to the expat soldiers originally from Weymouth who lost their lives in the First World War.

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PICTURES: How the Arfon minesweeper became the focus of a new virtual dive trail

THEY were once a common sight around the coastline of Britain.

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EXPAT WAR DEAD: The returning soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice

WE’RE continuing to pay tribute to the local heroes who died in First World War conflicts including the Third Battle of Ypres and the Mesopotamian Campaign.

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Canon in ancestry talk

A TALK will be held in Dorchester on Thursday (11) about the predecessors of the Vicar of Sherborne.

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When Weymouth women stepped in to help during the 1926 General Strike

THANKS to Jo Luxton for showing Looking Back this photo dating back to 1926 showing Weymouth women helping out during the 1926 general strike.

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Here’s when the next Family and Local History Club takes place

THE next session of the Family and Local History Club is this Friday at 2pm on the second floor of Bournemouth Central Library at the Triangle.

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