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Explore England's Past


Q. What has the Mangla Dam in Pakistan have to do with the fact that many of Bristol's taxi drivers are 'Mirpuris' from Pakistan?

After the First World War the government announced its intention to provide 'homes fit for heroes' for returning servicemen and their families.

Mount's Bay was a major trading area with five ports in the 14th century.

The most distinctive feature of farming in modern Bolsover was the creation of an estate of smallholdings intended to give unemployed men and their

Eccles is a village in the English county of Kent, part of the parish of Aylesford and in the valley of the River Medway.

Henley-on-Thames: Town, Trade and River

Image: Culham Lock in 1888, a modern-style poundlock with gates at each end.

Dunster sat in a web of routes from Exmoor to the coast and between villages and hamlets but from the 18th century attempts were made to rationalis

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During the 17th century, the rectory lands and tithes of Cheltenham and the associated 'chapel' of Charlton Kings descended from Sir Baptist Hicks