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VIDEO: Marching through Northampton’s shoe history

It's the town where Dr Marten's first made their mark, and Oliver Cromwell got his marching boots; British Future's Rachael Jolley returns to Britain's shoe town Northampton.

VIDEO: Rachael, Northampton

Rachael returned to Northampton to find out more about the place where many of her family have lived and worked. "Looking at my family history, going back to about 1720 there is always some one working in the shoe industry, and most of them lived within a few streets of this one."