Exploring Worcestershire's past

We are experts in archives and archaeology

Worcestershire Shakespeare documents UNESCO registered

Exploring Worcestershire's past

We are experts in archives and archaeology

Worcestershire Shakespeare documents UNESCO registered

Exploring Worcestershire's past

We are experts in archives and archaeology

Worcestershire Shakespeare documents UNESCO registered

Exploring Worcestershire's past

We are experts in archives and archaeology

Worcestershire Shakespeare documents UNESCO registered

Exploring Worcestershire's past

We are experts in archives and archaeology

Worcestershire Shakespeare documents UNESCO registered

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  • 18th November 2018
William Hollington, the naughty vicar

Drinking, fighting and behaving badly with the neighbours’ wives – this was no local layabout accused of causing trouble around the village of Alvechurch in 1642, it was their vicar. ‘That the said William Hollington is usual[ly] a frequenter of alehouses where he spends much time both day and night as well on the Sabbath...

  • 17th November 2018
Explore Your Archive launch week is here

Today marks the start of the 2018 Explore Your Archive launch week (17th-25th November). Explore Your Archive is a campaign delivered by the Archives and Records Association (UK & Ireland) that showcases the best of archives and archive services in the UK and Ireland.  Over the coming days we will seek to highlight some of the stories,...

  • 16th November 2018
An Ice Age legacy

  The cold and ice of the last glacial reached its worst about 21,000 years ago. Since then the earth has become warmer, allowing humans to return to Britain 15,000 years ago across Doggerland, the area now covered by the North Sea. But the impact of the Ice Age remains all around us. Today, about...