‘How we re-delivered a baby’s postcard – 75 years on’

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“The bread and butter for local papers are births, marriages, deaths, wedding accounts, and funeral accounts telling you who attended and how they were related, even maybe what they did for a living – these are all things that the local papers loved,” she says. “Now you don’t see that so much. And that’s a loss for the local paper, and perhaps for future historians, that those kinds of records are not going to be around so much.”