Posts from September 2021
- 22nd September 2021
Part 2 of our look at the Mayflower focuses on the voyage and the arrival on the other side of the Atlantic, with the experience of Worcestershire's Edward Winslow.
- 16th September 2021
Last year was the 400th Anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower. There were Worcestershire connections, through the Winslow family of Droitwich, and we take a look at what we know about them through the archives.
- 14th September 2021
There is a popular image of 19thcentury blacksmithing as an all-male occupation; few would picture young women, juggling their families and businesses to survive as a smith. We know women had all the strength and skill needed to be metal workers, locally many were nail makers and chain makers, but apprenticeship records show girls...
- 1st September 2021
New vehicle registration numbers released today. Until 1974 they were issued locally so we regularly enquiries about the original registers. We recently received one relating to a tractor, and is linked to a garage in Evesham called Coulter’s.