New from the Victoria County History of Leicestershire: Ibstock

New from the Victoria County History of Leicestershire: Ibstock

Ibstock, by Pamela J. Fisher     The latest Short from the Leicestershire series of the Victoria County History (VCH) has just been published by the University of London Press. Ibstock, written by Pamela Fisher, is the third VCH Short from the Leicestershire...
Popham: recreating a Victorian village via the census

Popham: recreating a Victorian village via the census

By Nancy Rickman   Earlier in 2020, Nancy Rickman, a sixth-form History student from Guildford High School, undertook some work experience with the Victoria County History of Hampshire. What did she discover about the practice of historical research? And what did...
New from the Victoria County History of Herefordshire: Colwall

New from the Victoria County History of Herefordshire: Colwall

Colwall is the latest VCH ‘Short’ from Herefordshire series of the Victoria County History (VCH), published by the University of London Press. VCH Shorts are accessible histories which present high-quality VCH research for the general reader, focused on a particular...
Polesworth abbey (Warws.) and the Marmion lord of Tamworth castle

Polesworth abbey (Warws.) and the Marmion lord of Tamworth castle

By Nigel Tringham Founding a monastic house in middle ages could be a complicated affair, as revealed in this blog by Nigel Tringham introducing his article – ‘Polesworth abbey (Warws.) and the Marmion lord of Tamworth castle: using an Anglo-Saxon saint’s cult in the...