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    Posts from January 2015


    • 25th January 2015
    Sir Winston Churchill’s visit to Worcester

    Today is the 50th anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill, one of the most notable figures in British and world history 75905 – photographer RJ Collins Churchill came to Worcestershire to receive the Freedom of the City of Worcester in 1950. It was a very memorable event for the city, and when the subject...

    • 20th January 2015
    Prehistory sessions now available for schools

    With the addition of Prehistory to the National Curriculum we have been contacted by a number of schools for help and advice. Many teachers have never taught the subject and are not sure what it covers. Central guidance just mentioned the main national sites such as Stonehenge, Avebury or Orkney’s Skara Brae. Worcestershire has a...

    • 16th January 2015
    Accounting for Croome

    ‘Accounting for Croome’ has been a conservation project funded by the National Manuscripts Conservation Trust enabling essential conservation work to be carried out on a series of financial records from the archive of the Earls of Coventry, based at Croome Court.  The Household Accounts give costs and names for the apothecary, fishmonger, butterman, crops, turnpikes,...

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