Posts from December 2022

  • 3rd December 2022
Explore News: Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Newspapers

The first evidence of printing in Worcester after the lapse of the Printing Act in 1695 coincides with the emergence of the first known Worcester newspaper. Valentine Green claims that a newspaper was published on an occasional basis after the Glorious Revolution and John Chambers gives an unverified date of 1690. However, there is no...

  • 2nd December 2022
Documenting Disability & Mental Health

Disability can be hard to find in an archive. Not least because Disability Studies is a relatively new discipline, and while some documented disability in their records, many did not. That being said, disability hospital and mental health records are a strength of the collection here at Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service; details of a...