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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  • 11th December 2018
Will With Pins

Our collection of over 1000 boxes of Wills, Inventories, letters of Administration and other papers relating to probates granted in the Consistory Court of the Bishop of Worcester and the Worcester Probate Registry provide a fascinating insight into the lives of Worcestershire residents. Dating from 1493 to 1857, the collection was deposited at the Worcester...

  • 7th December 2018
Caring for Your Documents

In October I held a ‘Caring for your Documents’ workshop where people brought along their precious letters, certificates and documents from their own family archive.  We talked about the need to protect and preserve these items, and the best ways to go about cleaning and displaying them, as well as the need to store them...

  • 6th December 2018
The Charles Archive: 31 High Street Droitwich

This is the eighteenth 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.   This blog examines 31 High Street in Droitwich, otherwise known as...