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The history of education in Bolsover falls into several well-defined phases.

Image: a typical crush of pleasure boats at the 1896 Regatta, viewed from one of house boats which lined the banks for weeks on end.

A market has occured in Marlborough throughout its history as was vital to trading in the town.

The town was held by Brictric, a Saxon in 1086 after his father had held it at the conquest of William the conqueror in 1066.

Thursday market was granted in 1219 & 1252 to the lord of Amesbury manor, Saturday market in 1317 to Amesbury priory, Wednesday market in 1614

Royal Engineers, Bridging Battalion in camp at Wouldham, 1905.

Minehead market was always overshadowed by that at Dunster but has its own interesting history and a fine Edwardian market house.

In the years leading up to the First World War the impact of the campaign for women’s suffrage was as evident in Basingstoke as in every other part

At the time of her death, Isabella Raynbird was praised as somebody who ‘took a keen interest in everything for the good of the parish in which she

Basingstoke made headlines in the national and provincial press in 1907 when the vicar of Basingstoke, Revd Boustead, sent an intemperate letter to

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