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National Trust membership soars to four million

Membership of the National Trust (NT) has reached four million for the first time.

Founded in 1895 with 100 members who paid 10 shillings, membership reached one million in 1981, two million in 1990 and three million in 2002.

The NT cares for more than 300 historic houses, more than 600,000 acres of land and 700 miles of coastline.

Graham Satchell reports.

  • 06 Oct 2011
  • From the section UK
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