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Fulham Library is getting a makeover!

As part of the refurbishment of Fulham Library, the reference library is getting a much-needed makeover. As a listed building, the original fixtures and fittings will stay, but a splosh of paint and some new carpet will give a much … Continue reading

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The Great War and your ancestors

2014 marks 100 years since the outbreak of World War I. This centenary anniversary has made remembrance even more poignant. Remembrance Sunday in November helped mark the event which brought an end to this conflict. There is more we can do … Continue reading

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60 years of the Route Master

Originally posted on RBKC Libraries blog:
Owen Grey, Reference Librarian, writes: In Earls Court’s sixty years ago on the 24th of September the Routemaster bus was unveiled by London Transport. A brief story in the Times, Biggest Commercial Motor Show by…

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The lamps are going out all over Europe…

The Times newspaper of the 5th August 1914 gives a sense of the emotion that gripped the country after Britain declared war on Germany on the 4th August. Crowds pack out Central London waiting for the announcement, and the atmosphere … Continue reading

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