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    Posts from June 2017


    • 17th June 2017
    Fathers and sons: Letters from George Lynedoch Carmichael to his son Evelyn

      What do you picture when you think of a typical Victorian father?  The stereotype is often someone stern, severe and distant.  That may have been true of some Victorian fathers, but the reality was often quite different.  There were plenty of kind Victorian fathers who were devoted to their children, spent time with them...

    • 16th June 2017
    The Great Wall of Evesham

    A well preserved section of Evesham Abbey’s outer precinct wall was uncovered recently. Late March saw one of our archaeologists, Jamie Wilkins, carrying out a Watching Brief[1] at the former Vauxhall Inn on Merstow Green, Evesham.  The work, which was undertaken on behalf of Alan McColm and APU Retail Ltd, revealed a well-preserved section of...