Celebrating 72 Years of the NHS

Posted by Laura Gibson on July 3, 2020 in Uncategorized

Celebrating 72 Years of the NHS July 5th, 2020 marks the 72nd anniversary of the first day of the NHS, a chance to not only celebrate the incredible men and women who continue to work for the National Health Service, but also to honour those who have served the medical profession throughout history. Journey through Read More

Making discoveries in the North Lanarkshire Poor Law records

Posted by Kristen Hyde on August 16, 2019 in Uncategorized

Wiebke McGhee, Archivist from the North Lanarkshire Archives, offers insight into the history of the North Lanakarshire Poor Law records and the value these can have when researching your family history in this area.  North Lanarkshire Archives’ Poor Law records originate from civil parishes which existed within the former County of Lanark between 1845 and Read More

Philanthropists and artistes in the new Jersey Parish Church Records

Posted by Kristen Hyde on January 20, 2017 in Uncategorized

This blogpost about the Jersey Parish Church Records was written by Online Development Manager, Michele Leerson. Michele is responsible for the development of online resources at Jersey Archive. Online resources available through the Archive’s online catalogue –  include wills and testaments, funeral directors records and hospital admission registers. Michele has worked as part of the Read More

It’s About Time Christmas Special: Listen to Episode 1

Posted by Kristen Hyde on December 14, 2016 in Uncategorized

Earlier this year, we launched our first ever podcast series called It’s About Time. With the help of storyteller extraordinaire, Sir Tony Robinson, we brought you five little known but nonetheless remarkable stories from history – everything from a grizzly murder in 1800s Dudley to the mysterious squabbling that divided the famous Pankhurst sisters. As Read More