Olney Archaeological Society. A talk by Peter Warwick, a naval expert and chairman of the 1805 Club and Waterloo 200.
The National Archives and Leicester University have been awarded a grant by the Arts and Humanities Research Council to undertake a three-year research project examining poverty across England and Wales in Victorian times.
The number of Bedfordshire Community Archives web pages has now passed 6,000 and covers 142 communities.
Lavendon Village History Group. Steve Dimmer takes us through the rise of this beloved series, looking at the lives of some of the main players.
Hanslope and District Historical Society. Hear about Humphrey Repton’s life and work from The Gardens Trust. The Trust is celebrating his work on the bicentenary of his death.
Buckinghamshire Family History Society. Alan Ruston will describe how they evolved and how old maps could assist research into local and family history.
Bletchley Archaeological & Historical Society. A talk by Dr. Katie Tucker, who is the lead archaeologist and osteologist for the The Search for Alfred the Great project.
The Arts Society North Bucks. Mark Cottle will begin with the Wilton Diptych, the most beautiful and enigmatic art work of the late 14th century, and then consider the hammer-beam roof of Westminster Hall, completed between 1395 and 1399.
The BBC is looking for film, letters, diaries, and oral history recordings to tell the story of one community living through the war.
The excavation of Roade Cutting ranks as one of the major engineering achievements of its day and enabled the opening of the London to Birmingham Railway in 1838.