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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  • 19th October 2018
Private George Pendry

100 years ago today Private George Pendry died of his wounds, one of the many thousands of Worcestershire men who died during the Great War. For many years some of these who were killed have been just names on a memorial, as memories have faded, but there have been many projects and studies to research...

  • 17th October 2018
Ideas That Changed the World

  The turn of the nineteenth century was an important point in our recognition and understanding of the Ice Age. The whole of the earth’s history had been understood to fit within the few thousand years described in the bible, but this was about to change. Eighteenth century scientists wrestled with problematic discoveries of elephant-like...

  • 16th October 2018
The Charles Archive: Leigh Court Barn

This is the fifteenth in a series of blog posts celebrating the life and work of timber-frame building specialists F.W.B ‘Freddie’ and Mary Charles. Funded by Historic England, the ‘Charles Archive’ project aims to digitise and make more accessible the Charles Archive collection.   In this post we will be exploring one of the largest...