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Framingham Pigot

The largest property in Framingham Pigot is the manor, behind a thick and tall hedge and a chestnut paling fence. This was the house of Mr Christie. 836 more words

Local History

The Archdale Silver Salver

Here Sam Morrow illustrates the significance of The Archdale Silver Salver.

The Archdale waiter or silver salver, weighing 53 oz 16dw, was made to receive 38 medals won by Nicholas M. 313 more words


Clerics and Kings: Public History and the Redevelopment of All Saints Church, Kingston

In September 2014 a service of thanksgiving took place at All Saints Church, Kingston. It marked the completion (or near-completion) of the redevelopment and restoration of Kingston’s only Grade I listed building. 747 more words

Public History

Borgo San Lorenzo: A Wartime Snapshot

Borgo San Lorenzo was liberated on September 11, 1944. Days later, Allies would break through the Gothic Line in a series of crucial battles fought in the mountains to the north. 50 more words

Local History

The Breeden House: 615 West 6th Street

The Breeden House was one of the first homes of famous local entrepreneur William T. Breeden and his wife Mary when they settled in Bloomington after a brief stint as a restaurant and bakery owner in Eldorado, Kansas in 1880. 1,376 more words

Bloomington Fading

Lilbourne, a brief history by E. W. Timmins.

The Odd, the Old and the History ~~~

An insight into our local history ~~~

The E.W.Timmins page at :-



Writing Progress 24/01/2015

Since I want to make more use of this blog in the new year, I thought it might be interesting to post my progress on writing and submitting things as well as the usual local new and opinion pieces. 292 more words