Archive | June, 2022

Godfrey Elliott Linegar and Alfred Linegar

This blog post was produced by University of Portsmouth History student Jenny Leng, as part of her work on the ‘Working with the Past’ module. The module asks students to work in groups on projects and to determine how they will present their findings; it gives them experience outside traditional degree work that will help […]

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Of Strikes, Safety & Solidarity!

Today railway members of the RMT union started the first of 3 days of strike action. This will be hugely disruptive to a great many people, so it’s not an action that’s been taken lightly – strike action never is. It makes huge demands: you need to carry the affected people with you and focus […]

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The Oakworth Anti-Vaccinator’s Railway Accident

One of the great things about this project is that it takes us in all sorts of unexpected directions. That includes the research and topics we’re exposed to – as in today’s guest blog post: another surprise that the apparently mundane topic of railway accidents has thrown up. There’s another aspect to the directions the […]

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