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Divorce records after 1858

September 4th, 2008

Episode 54 of 481 episodes

An in-depth and light-hearted look into divorce records, put in context by an introduction to the very antiquated divorce laws pre-1858. Hear about the famous feminist and family planning crusader Marie Stopes' high-profile divorce. At the other end of the scale, hear thenumerous reasons cited for divorce including going out without a bonnet!

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