Posts from September 2023

  • 18th September 2023
Protecting Feckenham’s moated manor site

Feckenham Manorial Moated Site is a nationally significant scheduled monument. Despite this, it has been on an ‘at risk’ heritage register – until now, that is. Owned and managed by Redditch Borough Council, it is also a key green and recreational space within the heart of Feckenham village, and the focus of a community group’s...

  • 8th September 2023
Researching Your Worcestershire Family History is Now even Easier

People researching their family history now have access to more than two million records detailing baptisms, marriages, and burials in the county. Over five centuries worth of records have been released online thanks to a new partnership between Worcestershire County Council’s Archive and Archaeology Service and Ancestry, the largest UK Family History Site. The records,...

  • 7th September 2023
Photographing Worcestershire

Photographs offer a visual record of the history of the past. Seeing what people, places and communities once looked like can help us trace changes overtime. They can even reveal the history of the photographic medium itself. At Worcestershire Archive Service, we hold 80,020 photos as part of the Worcestershire Photographic Survey – a collection...