Category Archive: General

Oct 27

Touring Display

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Aug 11

Display Whitchurch Heritage Centre

Some of the work carried out by Whitchurch Museum and Archives volunteers, they have researched and transcribed over 16000 records. Their work can be seen at Whitchurch Heritage Centre. You can search the index on-line here  

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Oct 19

A Trip to the Metropolis

Four volunteers visited archives in London in the quest for more Whitchurch names The Lloyd’s TSB Archives held records of depositors from Whitchurch Savings Bank starting in 1818 The Library and Museum of Freemasonry had information on members of two early Whitchurch Lodges which existed between 1786 and 1801  

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Oct 03

Names Index Demonstration

You can now view a demonstration of the online database, if you have any problems with the user interface please leave a comment. Search Names Index By Surname

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May 10

1000 Record Landmark

Over 1000 records have been entered in to the Names Index, from these we have extracted 400+ individual surnames relating to Whitchurch. We have also started work on our database, which when complete will able us to search for a surname and subsequently, display all the information we hold on it; including a reference back to …

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Apr 30

The Story so Far …..

We have been busy collecting information relating to the project, team members have been searching records at Shropshire Archives, on-line records, or hands on in the graveyard cutting back the undergrowth! So far we have started data sets for: Apprentices Bankrupts & solicitors Disorder Fire Assurance Newspaper & Printed Material Rate Books St Alkmund’s Donations …

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Mar 02

Alehouse Recognizances

Alehouse Recognizances were early public house licences. The licensee and those who stood surety for them had to appear before the licensing justices every year. A specified sum of money would be paid over to the court as a guarantee for their future good behaviour. Any breach of the conditions would mean the forfeiture of the money …

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Jan 01

Welcome

This is the blog for our Heritage Lottery Funded project – All Our Stories, the story of everyday people in 18th and early 19th century Whitchurch. Subscribe to our Project Diary for the latest news or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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