Digging up information about Burial Locations

Some of the diverse subjects that have been researched in the Local Studies card catalogue this week include air wrecks, monetary equivalents, the surname 'Lomas' and Florence Nightingale.   In particular though, this week, burial locations have been a frequent feature of research requests, so we thought this subject was well past its expiration date (if you'll forgive the … Continue reading Digging up information about Burial Locations

Picturing the Past in Photos, Postcards and Illustrations

We're often asked for images, illustrations and photographs for a variety of reasons: house or building history, planning and model making are just a few. So we thought it might be useful to list a few sources of useful information about how to access images, both online and in our collections. Firstly, with a title including … Continue reading Picturing the Past in Photos, Postcards and Illustrations