The Avro Type 698 VULCAN – The Secrets Behind its Design and Development

The Avro Vulcan was the last V Bomber to see active service in its primary role during the Falklands conflict. It is the most popular of the three … [Read more...]





Tracing Your Lancashire Ancestors

If you want to find out about Lancashire‘s history, and particularly if you have family links to the area and your ancestors lived or worked in the … [Read more...]





The Denby Dale Pies – ‘Ten Giants’ 1788-2000

The quiet, rural, unassuming village of Denby Dale, situated by the river in the Upper Dearne Valley between Huddersfield and Barnsley has a major and … [Read more...]





A History of Chocolate in York

Think of York and you think of its Minster, mediaeval streets, the railways - and of confectionery, particularly chocolate. Kit Kat, Fruit Gums, … [Read more...]





The Crooked Stick – A History of the Longbow

Although the longbow is best known for its deployment during the Hundred Years’ War, its origins lie with ancient Saxon seafighters and Welsh … [Read more...]





Collectable Names and Designs in Womens Fashion – Past and Present

Although there are many books on the shelves dedicated to this subject where ‘Collectable Names and Designs in Women's Fashion’ differs is that it … [Read more...]