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Poole’s Ghost Walls

Scraps of evidence about Poole’s ancient defences still exist in the town’s archives and also in the street pattern and place names, although mysteries still remain. Find out more at: http://poolemuseumsociety.wordpress.com

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Gold, Oak and Adventure

News of a few current happenings at Poole Museum might cheer the gloomy days of winter. The first is a free talk at the Museum on 25th February at 2.00pm by David Dawson of the Wiltshire Museum, Devizes. Gold from … Continue reading

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Quiz Solution

How far did you get with the answers to the quiz? Here is the solution and I hope it all works! Connections Bus routes from Poole and their destinations. Four Marys: Mary Anning (fossil hunter) / Lady Mary Bankes (defender … Continue reading

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Dorset & Poole ‘Only Connect’ Christmas Quiz

If you feel in need of a bit of a mental work out over the festive season, have a go at this local quiz. (I’ve already had my work out trying to compile it!) Glory, and perhaps a small prize, … Continue reading

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Charity and Luxury – Lady Cornelia of Canford

Lady Cornelia On 25th May 1868 a marriage ceremony was held in St. James’ Piccadilly in the presence of dukes, earls, marquises, viscounts and other members of Britain’s social élite. The 20-year old bride, Lady Cornelia Henrietta Maria Spencer-Churchill, wore … Continue reading

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Only Connect Quiz Answers

I hope you managed to solve the clues and they weren’t too obscure. Connections Red squirrels / Blue Lagoon / Yellow buses / Greenslades ( the connection is, of course, colours) These are all the names of past or present … Continue reading

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Only Connect Poole & Dorset Christmas Quiz

If you are a fan of the fiendish TV quiz, you might like to have a go at this local version over Christmas. I hope it is not as difficult to solve as it was to compile! Drop me an … Continue reading

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