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Prisoners or Patients?: Criminal Insanity in Victorian Scotland

Image courtesy of National Records of Scotland, Crown Copyright NRS HH/21/48/2/44 I was interested to attend this year’s special exhibition ...
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Missing in Action (M-i-A), First World War

In the First World War over one million British and Empire soldiers, sailors and airmen died.  Men would fight and ...
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Bairn-bags, courage-bags and oxters: The Scottish National Dictionary

The Scottish National Dictionary was published in ten volumes between 1931 and 1976. The compilers sought out many individuals from ...
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WDYTYA Live 2017

I have been attending WDYTYA Live for many years, but this year was the first time that I’ve given a ...
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A missing ancestor

The First World War has always fascinated me – not only because of the tragic loss of human life – ...
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