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The 3D model of Aylestone Meadows created by @leicspolice PC Pat Oโ€™Conner (a hobbyist model maker), which aided in the 1983 investigation into the murder of Caroline Osborne. @CCLeicsPolice @LPSpecialistSup @BritPoliceHist @PolHisSoc1985

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Hmmm.... my turn...

Potential Suffragette bullets which were sent to Lloyd George. Iโ€™m still working on the definitive providence, but looks likely ๐Ÿคž

Leader of our Lived Welfare State team, Professor Pirjo Markkola spoke yesterday at a panel "How historians can assist in historic child abuse inquiries" in London. The interest on the matter has grown in many countries.

Domestic production and work in poor British homes, c.1650-1850 conference is this Thursday! Hashtag for the day will be #DomesticWorkDerby - Please do follow and tweet!

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