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Terror in the Underground – 30 October 1883

The BNA is very lucky to have the writer, historian and genealogist, Angela Buckley, as a guest blogger. Previously, Angela has written fascinating articles about the ‘real’ Sherlock Holmes, Detective Jerome Caminada, and the miracle cures of Reverend Silverton. Her third article for the BNA blog is about the terrorist explosion at Praed Street station (now Paddington) on the London Underground, which took place on 30 October 1883. ************************************************************************************* The devastating events of 7/7 are still all too fresh in

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