News and events

January 2019

County
Loughborough volume planned
Following the success of our Charnwood Roots project, we are excited to be raising funds to publish the first 'big red book' since 1964
Leicestershire
Locality and Region Seminar - 22 January 2019
Street history: London Bridge and Monserrat Road - Dr Dorian Gerhold
VCH Somerset - JOHN GUNTER (1788-1856) OF GUNTER'S CONFECTIONERS, BERKELEY SQUARE, MAYFAIR
A presentation on perhaps the most famous confectioner
Somerset

December 2018

County
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Merry Christmas
Leicestershire

November 2018

County
VCH Oxon. XVIII (Ewelme Hundred) now online
Oxfordshire's Ewelme Hundred volume (published 2016) is now available at British History Online
Oxfordshire
Locality and Region Seminar 11 Dec 2018
Liminal places and overlapping boundaries: Little Londons and marginal settlements since medieval times
Locality and Region Seminar - 27 November 2018
The origins of the East Anglian hundreds - Richard Purkiss
VCH Mick Aston Lecture 2018
A presentation on the work to identify the occupants of mass graves in Durham
Somerset
Medieval specialist Catherine Clarke to lead new IHR research centre and the VCH
Medieval specialist Catherine Clarke to lead new IHR research centre and the VCH
Locality and Region Seminar - 13 November 2018
St Bartholomew’s Hospital precinct in the 15th century - Professor Caroline Barron

October 2018

County
Locality and Region Seminar - 30 October 2018
Of the merchants, by the merchants, for the merchants: the development of the Common Staithe at King’s Lynn, Norfolk
WEST SOMERSET MINERAL RAILWAY WALK
A walk along the former West Somerset Mineral Line with Phil Gannon
Somerset
Manorial Documents Study Afternoon at OHC
Study Afternoon 21 November on use of manorial records for local and family history
Oxfordshire
Leicestershire VCH Trust welcomes Mike Kapur OBE as our new President
Leicestershire VCH Trust welcomes Mike Kapur OBE as our new President
Leicestershire
Leicestershire VCH Newsletter
News of Leicestershire VCH progress
Leicestershire

September 2018

County
Locality and Region Seminar - 16 October 2018
Hidden Away: Taunton’s slums and back courts
Ordering their estate: The Sanfords of Nynehead Court
A talk on the Sanfords, one of Somerset's leading families for centuries
Somerset
Locality and Region Seminar - 2 October 2018
Catholic Sequestrations in the English Civil War: Continuity, Change and Regional Variation, 1642-1660
Somerset and the Wars of the Roses
a talk on Somerset's role in the 15th-century civil war
Somerset

August 2018

County
Somerset Annual Report and Accounts 2017
Annual report as submitted to Charity Commission
Somerset