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Noun1.1850s - the decade from 1850 to 18591850s - the decade from 1850 to 1859  
decade, decennary, decennium - a period of 10 years
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But experts said the poll, by YouGov for Cardiff University and ITV, would give the Tories 21 seats - their first overall majority since the 1850s, when the third Viscount Palmerston was PM.
His topics include the complex language of a cosmopolitan people, the peak of Swahili prosperity 1000-1500 CE, the consolidation of a popular language 1500-1850s, writing Swahili in Arabic characters, colonization and standardization of Swahili 1850s to the 1960s and beyond, and Swahili in African American life.
He said the 25cm-tall lamp had "wonderful provenance" and could be traced to two sisters who had been in service to Nightingale at Lea Hurst in the 1850s.
SkinFix is headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, but its roots go back to the 1850s in England.
the valuation office has a manuscript archive containing rateable valuation details of all property in the state from the mid 1850s until the early 1990s.
A South Carolina English professor may have solved one of the most vexing literary questions: who wrote the 1850s book The Bondwoman's Narrative, believed to be the first novel ever written by an African-American woman?
Dating back to the 1850s, the 30 rare photos feature Old Tom, who died in 1908, his golf prodigy son Young Tom and other early Open champions.
The journal of Ann McMath; an orphan in a New York parsonage in the 1850s.
IMPRESSIVE: facade; Top right: TIMELINE 1846 : Opens as a riding school 1850s : Becomes Theatre Royal to host music hall 1860s : Drill Hall and Armoury 1870s : Saw it used for rollerskating 1920s : Opens as a cinema as The Tudor -one of many in Huddersfield 1940s-80s : Goes through a variety of cinema guises including Hippodrome, Essoldo, Classic and Cannon 1998 : Shuts as a cinema
eventually contracted the manufacturing to Robbins & Lawrence, who were pioneers in tool making and had a factory employing 125 men in the 1850s.
London, Feb 12 (ANI): A set of Valentine letters and cards sent by would-be suitors to a relative of the present day Duchess of Kent in the 1850s has been discovered from a county records office.
Harris connects legal practice in both countries by tracing ideas from the Douglas and Stevens treaties of the 1850s through the 1974 Boldt decision in the US.