Tag Archives: Britain

Imperial War Museum

The Imperial War Museum have started adding photos of IWW soldiers to Flickr.  See http://www.flickr.com/photos/imperialwarmuseum/sets/72157629487462489/with/6797269742/ These images are amongst the first items collected by   IWM when it was founded in 1917 to record everybody’s experiences of the First World War.  In … Continue reading

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Another podcast from the UK National Archives

The National Archives‘ latest podcast features a talk entitled Anxiety, Dread and Disease: British Ports 1834-1870, given by Sarah Hutton at TNA’s diversity week last November. To access, visit www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/podcasts/british-ports.htm. The introduction states ‘As Britain’s status as the ‘workshop of the world’ grew, … Continue reading

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UK National Archives podcast

The latest podcast from the UK National Archives is a talk by David Carpenter on a project to translate the original Latin fine rolls from the period of Henry III – these list payments made to secure royal favour. The … Continue reading

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UK Museum of Migration

A group is seeking to create Britain’s first major Museum of Migration. Volunteers have been formed under the leadership of Barbara Roche, former Minister for Immigration, and scoping research has been completed, published by ippr. They are now seeking funds to engage a … Continue reading

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East India Company at Home project

This exciting new project has started by Warwick University: The project’s five main objectives. Image via Wikipedia First, by producing a series of interlinked case studies (of people, objects and homes in England, Scotland and Wales), it seeks to create … Continue reading

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