News and events

March 2019

County
Cliddesden, Hatch and Farleigh Wallop book launch 15 December 2018
Cliddesden church
Hampshire

February 2019

County
Locality and Region Seminar 5 March 2019
Class and Community in North Lincolnshire: the life and thoughts of William Dixon (1756 – 1824) of Holton-le-Moor - Richard Olney
Chesterfield and District Family History Society
Derbyshire VCH at Chesterfield's annual heritage fair, 18 May 2019
Derbyshire
Methodism in Ibstock
You can now read the history of Ibstock's Methodist chapels online
Leicestershire
ST CLEMENT DANES 1660-1900: THE VICTORIA COUNTY HISTORY RETURNS TO WESTMINSTER
A talk by Dr Francis Boorman
Middlesex & London
Locality and Region Seminar - 19 February 2019
Locality and Region seminar, 19 February - The Life and Death of a Medieval Port: Dunster, Somerset1
REFLECTIONS ON THE FIRST WORLD WAR: A WEST COUNTRY PERSPECTIVE
SANHS and SWHT Joint Symposium
Somerset
Visit to Halswell House
Visit to Halswell House
Somerset

January 2019

County
THE SANHS ARCHIVE
A talk about these extraordinary manuscript collections
Somerset
CANCELLED - Locality and Region Seminar - 5 February 2019
Sir John Fogge and Lady Alice Haute: the culture of memory, music and books at Ashford, Kent, 1463-1512 - Dr Gill Draper
Job alert: VCH Northamptonshire seeks two contributing editors
Job alert: VCH Northamptonshire seeks two contributing editors
Northamptonshire
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