We Are Milton Keynes, Too

June 30, 2020 MKHA Webmaster 0

Milton Keynes Museum invites contributions for a substantial new community exhibition. The project will begin life online before the physical exhibition.
Milton Keynes Museum

Taylor’s Mustard

June 15, 2020 MKHA Webmaster 0

William Taylor founded his factory in Union Street, Newport Pagnell and In 1830 produced the first English mustard to be sold ready prepared.
Newport Pagnell Historical Society

Buckinghamshire Workhouses

May 20, 2020 MKHA Webmaster 0

Buckinghamshire FHS is running online talks for its members to replace its monthly meetings. Speaker: Julian Hunt.
Buckinghamshire Family History Society
Friday, 26th June 2020

The Fight at Salcey Green

May 19, 2020 MKHA Webmaster 0

Alexander McKay, champion of Scotland, fought Simon Byrne, an Irishman, on the 2nd June 1830 and a few days later Byrne was arrested for McKay’s murder.
Hanslope and District Historical Society

Beating the Bounds

May 18, 2020 MKHA Webmaster 0

Newspaper reports or Parish Council records show that a beating of the bounds around the parish boundary of Aspley Guise has taken place since c.1866.
Woburn Sands Collection