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Can you read this letter? There’s a prize on offer if you can

Below is a letter from the Hackworth family archive. The letter is cross written, a technique that Victorians used to save paper and reduce the cost of postage. The Hackworth archive is full of letters like this, and our team have been … Continue reading

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Royal records from the Wolverton Works archive

As the Royal Wedding draws closer, it’s the ideal time to highlight some royal records from the Wolverton Works collection. The Works manufactured royal trains, including those preserved here at the Museum. (See the previous blog post about the Wolverton … Continue reading

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