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American Indian ladies top seen in the National Leather Collection, Northampton

©Jane Waterfield 2018

Issue 147,  Summer 2018

  • Winter Talks 2017/18:
    • Northampton's Boot and Shoe Factory Heritage
    • Members' Night
    • History and operation of Steam Trams 1880-1926
  • Wish you were here? J Salmon postcards
  • Essential lynchpins
  • Updates:
    • Wolverton Works demolition project faces judicial review
    • The new freight terminal for Northampton?
    • Daventry Canal Arm 'sunk' by threat of unitary
    • 'Olivers' bakery – formerly Oliver Adams bakeries
  • Miscellany of Items of Interest:
    • Th UK's tunnel record-breakers
    • Crossrail's tunnels below London
    • Railway Heritage Awards – Euston
    • Just a minute: time to correct error on historic clock
    • Phrase explained: Nineteen to the dozen
    • New lease and Euro cash for extension plan at Leighton Buzzard Light Railway
    • 50 Years Ago: Oxford-Bletchley and Bedford-Cambridge lines and St Pancras Station
    • Hot Water Street Lamps – Northampton
    • Tin miner goes to the well in the City
    • The 125 Group
  • News from around the County
    • Northampton and Lamport railway
    • Roman Heritage project at Irchester – Chester Farm
  • Of this and that including:
    • Obituary: Susan Ranson
    • New data protection
    • Imperial War Museum
  • Dates for the Diary
  • And Finally