Bibliography of British and Irish History: June and November 2021 updates

Black History Month in the Bibliography of British and Irish History

The Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH) is a record of nearly 630,000 books, articles and essays relating to the British and Irish past, worldwide. Throughout Black History Month 2021, we have been running #FridayFind on the Institute of Historical...
Town before Gown – Oxford before the University

Town before Gown – Oxford before the University

This is the last in Joe Chick’s series of historic town walks using the Victoria County History’s app for mobile devices. ‘A History of English Places’ brings the VCH’s histories together with first edition Ordnance Survey mapping across England. Learn more...
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...