Posts from July 2022
- 28th July 2022
The Market Gardening Heritage Project has now officially ended, and we wanted to take a look back as well as saying a few thank yous. Many of you will have followed the progress either in person or through our social media over the past years. The project began as one strand of a larger project...
- 20th July 2022
140 years ago The Worcestershire Exhibition took place at Shrub Hill, Worcester. Running from 15th July to 15th October 1882, The Worcester Exhibition in the empty Worcester Engine Works shed at Shrub Hill exhibited items loaned by people and businesses from throughout Worcestershire. On opening day bells were rung, flags were flown, and the streets were decorated...
- 13th July 2022
As part of our #Archives75 series we look at St Helen's during it's time as our home, as well as looking back at the history of possibly the oldest church in the city.
- 7th July 2022
Vicky, one of our our archivists, has been working on a project looking at medieval seals and shares what she has found and some of her favourites.
- 6th July 2022
Since Friday 1st July our collection of Bishop’s Transcripts (BTs) have been online and searchable on the Ancestry Website. You can now search the 2.8 million names for baptism, marriages and burials. These records, which are duplicate copies of the parish registers, are kept here within the strongrooms of The Hive. The way that they...