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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?

Tithe maps were drawn up when tithe payments (a clergy-support tax of a tenth of all parish produce including fish) were commuted or changed to equal

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

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

Sunderland became a city in 1992, sixty years after the first attempt to gain city status.

The settlement which developed into Ledbury grew up in the Anglo-Saxon period at an important crossroads where the road from Hereford to Worcester

When the Bishop of Hereford established a borough in his rural manor of Ledbury in the early twelfth century a new market place was laid out in wha

For 70 miles the River Medway runs through Kent shaping the landscape and providing opportunity for the people of the county.

The Downs above Upper Halling, looking south.

Upper Halling is one of the small villages that makes up the Medway Valley.

The Ferry between Halling and Wouldham was very ancient and lasted about 600 years.

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