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    Posts from September 2013


    • 27th September 2013
    Our Annual Report for 2012-2013 is out now!

    You can find out more about what Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service has been up to over the last 12 months with our newly published Annual Report for 2012 to 2013. Find out more about the teams that make up our service; catch up on our latest projects and see the highlights of our first full...

    • 19th September 2013
    Researching the English Civil War with Explore the Past

    Around the 3rd September a number of events took place to mark the anniversary of the Battle of Worcester, which was the final battle of the English Civil Wars. This being a major part in the history of Worcester and the county, we have various sources here to help you find out more about this...

    • 3rd September 2013
    Discovery of 5,000 year old skull on the banks of the Avon

    Worcestershire Archaeology have featured in the news recently following the discovery of a human skull. Here Nick Daffern, Senior Environmental Archaeologist, tells us more about the processes taken to identify the find: “On 20th March 2013 West Mercia Police were contacted by a member of the public. They had discovered what appeared to be a...