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Camulodunum was the first capital of Britain. This was in Roman Britain, and the whole idea of Albion being one country, let alone having a capital city, were novel concepts to the Celts. 666 more words

Local History

Turner's House Launches Funding Appeal

Twelve months ago we reported how the Twickenham ‘country retreat’ of artist JMW Turner had received Heritage Lottery funding to carry out essential restoration work and put in facilities to open it up to the public. 244 more words

Local Issues & News

Votes for Lakewood Women!

Votes for Women! That slogan is synonymous with a large movement that occurred throughout the country and abroad during the mid-19th century through the early 20th century. 412 more words

Local History

The Local Post Office: Selling Stamps and Community

In January Marla described her trip to one of the small post offices near our house.   A few days ago I took a drive to visit other nearby post offices.   1,119 more words

This Week in Chester History...

In 1937, the Mendham-Chester Tribune announced that the Chester School Board elected three new members. They were Ellsworth W. Stroud, Roland W. Chamberlain, and Caspar Kaffke.  10 more words

Local History

Genealogy - How To Find Yourself

A short montage of Athboy 100’s first official event “Genealogy – How To Find Yourself” from 2 February 2016.