Kenneth McDonald wrote:
> Any advice most appreciated,

Use hexdump -C on the file to see what the actual byte sequences are. If 
these are single-byte characters then it's probably ISO-8859-1. If they 
are two bytes then it's probably UTF-8.

You can use an XML declaration and/or a <meta> tag in the <head> section 
to tell the browser which character set your document is in, and/or get 
your web server to set the correct charset in the Content-Type header.
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