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Kelly’s heroics and the tale of a soldier’s hard life and death

SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT: One of the feted heroes in Wellington’s army made a home in Croydon but, as DAVID MORGAN explains, his duties took him far from his wife and family “Daddy! Daddy! Tell us again the story of what you … Continue reading

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Hannah and her sisters: faded gravestone gives up its secrets

SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT: This week, using just fragments of documentary evidence, DAVID MORGAN has managed to piece together a wealthy family’s history going back to the revolutionary age of the 18th Century Although the stone is worn smooth by the elements, … Continue reading

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