Wellington’s Men Remembered – A Register of Memorials to Soldiers who Fought in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo – Vol 1

Wellington’s Men Remembered is a reference work to be published in two volumes, which has been compiled on behalf of the The Waterloo Association … [Read more...]





Cromwell Hath The Honour

‘Cromwell hath the honour, but Lambert’s discreet, humble, ingenious, sweet and civil deportment gains him more hugs and ingenious respect.’ Much … [Read more...]





Major & Mrs Holt’s Pocket Battlefield Guide to the Somme 1916/1918

The Somme is the epicentre for most people in the study of the First World War from a UK and Commonwealth perspective. Today the landscape and … [Read more...]





Thatched fruit house help

One of our readers from Australia is looking for some assistance with information on thatched fruit houses. He believes that West Dean has a … [Read more...]





The Forgotten Canals of Yorkshire – Wakefield to Swinton

'The Forgotten Canals of Yorkshire: Wakefield to Swinton via Barnsley' is part of the canal series in 'Transport Through the Ages', brought to you by … [Read more...]





Clydebank Battlecruisers – Forgotten Photographs from John Brown’s Shipyard

Between 1906 and 1920 the Clydebank shipyard of John Brown & Sons built five battlecruisers, each one bigger than the last, culminating in the … [Read more...]





Martello Towers Worldwide

Martello Towers Worldwide follows the history of the Martello tower from the construction of the early towers built to protect the Mediterranean … [Read more...]





Code Name MULBERRY – The Planning, Building, and Operation of the Normandy Harbours

The story of the Mulberry harbours must rank among the most remarkable to emerge from the Second World War. In terms of engineering achievement, it … [Read more...]





Bletchley Park launches photographic competition

Bletchley Park in Milton Keynes, once a top secret institution where all photography was banned, is now welcoming the world’s photographers with open … [Read more...]





Yorkshire’s Forgotten Fenlands

Yorkshire’ Forgotten Fens’ is a history of the cultural landscape of the wetlands of the Humber basin and the entire county of Yorkshire stretching … [Read more...]