New resources for IHR library members

New resources for IHR library members

This post was written by Barbara Roberts, Marco Spreafico and Kate Wilcox at the IHR Wohl Library Membership of the IHR library is open to all and free of charge. Readers can join and renew online, and membership cards can be collected or posted. Membership gives...
Boats and Buses – The Stories behind Bristol’s Streetscapes

Boats and Buses – The Stories behind Bristol’s Streetscapes

By Joe Chick In my four previous walks, I’ve explored towns and cities in the east and Midlands. In this blog I’m exploring a city on the boundaries of the English Midlands and the south west, a port that dominated trade with France, Ireland and Wales...
Brews, Spring, Steam – The Georgian Spa Town of Buxton, Derbyshire

Brews, Spring, Steam – The Georgian Spa Town of Buxton, Derbyshire

By Joe Chick Having explored the histories of Kenilworth, Colchester and Coventry, Dr Joe Chick arms himself with ‘A History of English Places’, the App for mobile devices developed by the Victoria County History (VCH) with Aimer Media. In this blog, he heads to...
Pauline Stafford on the social media response to Susan Reynolds’ death

Remembering Susan Reynolds

In the first of two posts David Bates, former IHR Director, celebrates the life of Susan Reynolds. A celebration of the life of Susan Reynolds who died on 29 July 2021 at the age of 92 has to begin with a quotation from one of her most influential books, Fiefs and...