Tracing Your Merchant Navy Ancestors

What was a merchant seaman’s life like in the past, what experiences would he have had, what were the ships like that he sailed in, and what risks did … [Read more...]





Skye dig reveals early string instrument

Archeologists excavating on the Island of Skye, northwest Scotland, think they may have discovered part of the oldest stringed instrument found in … [Read more...]





Huddersfield Mills

Huddersfield's famous mills played a crucial role in the town's history and now they are a vital element in its heritage. In this fascinating survey … [Read more...]





Hot cross buns

Traditionally eaten on Good Friday the Hot Cross bun has become another event based food available all year round. Made from a special dough … [Read more...]





Oral History Society

The Oral History Society promotes the collection, preservation and use of recorded memories of the past, encouraging people to record their life … [Read more...]