The Battle East of Elsenborn

This book tells of the courageous story of men who believed in their heritage, and who, through their heroic teamwork and dedication, stopped the main … [Read more...]





Pits and PitMen of Barnsley

Barnsley Pits and Pit Men by Brian Elliott is a pictorial celebration of the men who worked in the pits and the society in which they lived. The … [Read more...]





Hull’s Fishing Heritage

'Hull's Fishing Heritage' is a unique nostalgic account, brought to you by Wharncliffe Books. Focusing upon three decades of research, the fishing … [Read more...]





In search of Solway history

A north Cumbrian project is trying to find items of historical interest from north west Cumbria. Researchers are aiming to create a portfolio … [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...]





Practice safe knitting

We recently came across this brand of Durex knitting needles and just had to share it. The needles were passed to us by one of our readers who … [Read more...]





Unknown history

Have you ever come across an object, article, building or thing that you are not sure what it is or what it was used for? This has happened many … [Read more...]





Charter Stone – Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria

Kirkby Stephen, situated a few miles off the main A66 in the Upper Eden Valley has a long heritage and a number of things to look out for if you … [Read more...]





The Northern Viaducts – Upper Eden Valley

Starting at Hartley Quarry on the outskirts of Kirkby Stephen the history trail follows the trackbed of the former Stainmore Railway crossing the two … [Read more...]





A walk around Sanquhar – Dumfrieshire

Take a walk around Sanquhar, saddled across the A76 commuter route to Kilmarnock and you will come across some fantastic local heritage. Clicking … [Read more...]