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Newspapers can offer all kinds of information that is unavailable elsewhere. Snippets can vary from simple birth, marriage and death notices, to classified ads and other advertisements, and newsworthy events such as civic celebrations, strikes and disputes, sporting events and works outings, and court cases and inquests.

My own family archive includes a number of precious cuttings. There’s a photograph from my parents’ wedding in Fontmell Magna, Dorset, alongside details of their

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