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A ‘City Break excursion’ to London – in 1856

The railway gave many people their first opportunity for a trip to London.  Below is the story of a one night city break 1850s style.  On the way home they weren't going to let the small matter of a broken coupling spoil the fun!

The Grantham Journal 10th October 1856, page 4 From The British Newspaper Archive Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
The Grantham Journal 10th October 1856, page 4
From The British Newspaper Archive
Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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