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Jack the Ripper at Bishopgate Archives

My project started with some research at London Bishopsgate Archives. I met one of my classmates and we headed to the Archive, where we sat and started to look for the material we needed. 157 more words

Writing London

London Metropolitan Archives

We excavate the history we need, bend the past to colonize the present.

Iain Sinclair, Rodinsky’s Room


Archives can be a great resource for writers… 1,068 more words

Writing London

Not the 1939 Register

Recently information from the 1939 Register was released on Findmypast. It was quite expensive to see the original pages, but I realised that they could be seen, for free at the National Archives at Kew. 2,137 more words

Family History

School Report - The LMA

Many of the schools that have been contacted regarding our James have pointed me to the London Metropolitan Archives. I contacted the LMA earlier this year regarding the matter and received the following answer: 333 more words

Walpole's Tax on Catholics

I’ve written an article on the £100000 tax on Catholics in the September issue of BBC History Magazine. This was the measure that prompted the imposition of the oaths to George I in 1723. 70 more words

Places Still Available: History From Elsewhere Symposium - The use of Archives and Recollection of Memory (Friday 18 September)

Places are still available for the History from Elsewhere Symposium to be held at London Metropolitan Archives tomorrow (Friday 18th September).  We are very pleased to be presenting a paper on our civic engagement project associated with the  … 1,075 more words

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