Windlesora Contents

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Swan Upping

A Peep Behind the Ivy

Eton Boys and the River

Windsor Gingerbread Recipe

Brewhouse Gallery: Eton College

The Windsor Martyrs

A Royal Relic

Thames Fludde

The Fascination of Directories

Excerpt from Passages of a Working Life by Charles Knight 1864


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Origins of the Royal Free Foundation

Commemorating Sir Sidney Camm

Roland Errington: The Forgotten Rector

How Balloon Meadow Got Its Name

First Eton Porny School

HG Wells Windsor and Maidenhead

Book Review

Characters from Between the Wars

Richard Martin, Innkeeper and Postmaster


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Charles Knight of Windsor

The Windsor Post

Four Arthur Vansittarts

Thomas Hardy and All Saints’ Church

Rhinos and Ruins: Lost Mansion of West Windsor

Hitler’s Rockets over East Berkshire

Eton College: a Grammar School for Windsor?

Book Review


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21 years of WLHG

Message from the Mayor

Theatre Royal Windsor and the National Trust

William Morris Stained Glass Windows

Alice in Wonderland: The Windsor Connection

Two Monuments in Windsor Parish Church

Memoires of Marquis d’Harcourt

The Rise and Fall of Windsor Bank

The Sentinel

Report to the Council

Harry Greenwood VC

A Royal Funeral: Problems at Windsor

Book Reviews

Obituaries


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Market Cross House

Who Tried to Kill Lady Florence?

A Suffragette Attack

The Second Mrs Sheridan

Living in the Shadow of Eton College

The Beautiful Lady Waldegrave

The NHS in Windsor and Maidenhead

Christchurch United Reform Church

The Windsor Chair

Oliver Brooks VC

Lady Florence Paget

From Workhouse to Mansion

The Problems of Windsor’s Gaol

Video Review

Book Review


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The Year 2000

Passages of a Working Life

The Creators of the Dioramas

St Peter’s School, Old Windsor

New Volunteer at the Royal Borough Museum Collection

Denman and Goddard

Michael Goddard

Mrs Horace Didge and St Leonard’s Mansion

Eton Wick

The Reverend Arthur Robins MA

Debunking a Myth

Book Review

Obituary

Nuggets from my Father’s Work


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