Victoria County History Smartphone App: Retirement

Victoria County History Smartphone App: Retirement

In early 2020 we launched our VCH smartphone app, ‘A History of English Places’. It had been developed through a project funded internally by the University of London in 2014, and was produced in partnership with Aimer Media. In 2023, Aimer Media was bought up by...
Building a Non-State Archive

Building a Non-State Archive

Activist, social, political, and insurgent movements are non-state actors who lack a state archive. Their networked activities craft a non-state archive, made up of their personal papers, films, and oral histories as well as those of the entities who interacted with...
Paternosters and Beads: Finding Devotional Objects in the London Customs Accounts

Unlocking the Records of London’s Medieval Foreign Trade

This blog post was written by Dr Stephen Gadd, Software Developer and GIS Consultant. The IHR’s Centre for the History of People, Place and Community has been carrying out some exploratory research on the potential of analysing London’s medieval customs accounts...