Shropshire volume launched

On Friday 24th October 2014, the eighth volume of the Victoria County History of Shropshire series was launched in Shrewsbury. Shropshire Volume VI, part 1, is the first of a two part treatment of the town and Liberties of Shrewsbury and is the first volume published...

The rise and fall of John Sperni, Mayor of St Pancras, 1937-1938

Metropolitan History 16 January 2013 Robin Woolven The rise and fall of John Sperni, Mayor of St Pancras, 1937-1938   John Sperni was mayor of the St Pancras municipal Borough during the 1930s.  He began life as an impoverished Italian immigrant, but slowly worked his...