There are still a few places available for our free ArchI've Conserved event tomorrow, where you can find out how our conservators repair paper and parchment documents. Book a place by calling us on 01629 538347 and join us from 10.30 to 12.00.
We have published a few previous posts about Roger’s work as a cataloguing volunteer. In the following post, Roger tells us about another recent discovery in the records of the Thornsett Turnpike Trust: A document in this collection which made me curious was an invoice from Matthew Goodden of Abergavenny for water and gas supplied to a … Continue reading Matthew Goodden of Abergavenny: toll gate entrepreneur, forger of railway tickets
We have published a few previous posts about Roger's work as a cataloguing volunteer. In the following post, Roger tells us about some recent discoveries: In the mid-nineteenth century the Thornsett Turnpike Trust managed a number of roads in and around New Mills. Some Trust records have survived in Derbyshire Record Office collection D535, and in … Continue reading John Kenyon Winterbottom: turnpike trust clerk, not wholly trustworthy
Join us here at the Record Office on Thursday 23 November from 10.30 to 12.00 to celebrate Explore Your Archives week with a talk and demonstration on how we repair paper and parchment documents. It's a free event, but with limited places, so booking is essential. The easiest way to book a place is via … Continue reading Arch I’ve Conserved
Have you started shopping for presents yet? It's that time of year again when we're all racking our brains, trying to come up with something original for loved ones who already seem to have everything. To help you be super-organised, we're offering 50% off our Adopt A Piece of History scheme throughout November. That means … Continue reading Christmas shopping made easy