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Posts from January 2019


  • 10th January 2019
Eighteenth Century Toy Shops in Worcester

In the eighteenth century Worcester had a wide variety of shops and evidence has been found to show that this included fashionable toy shops. Here we explore a little bit more about where these shops were located in the city. What we think of as toy shops now are very different to what they were...

  • 8th January 2019
Start (or restart) something new in 2019?

Happy New Year! We know this is a time when many people are looking at doing something new or picking up something they started but had to put on hold. Family and house history are amongst these things and each January we have people coming to The Hive asking us how to begin their search,...