Northamptonshire Archives and Heritage at the Record Office
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With all the debate about bridges today, we'd like your help locating this one. Image labelled "Repairs to Wootton… https://t.co/WaWKXItAoM
RT @ChronandEcho: Primary school pupils bury time capsule on former Northampton British Timken site
Another Great Seal from the collection! This one is the Great Seal of James 1 from 1622. Ref E(S)515 #royalty… https://t.co/oEU8lpBVBB
#OTD 1896 The #Daimler Motor Company (#Coventry ) was registered as the first British car manufacturer. In the… https://t.co/t9NrHoCOaR
RT @sturatcliffe: For all who love #northants i found this old Treasure Hunt episode with @AnnekaRice visiting our beautiful county .. http…
Interesting article on the BBC website https://t.co/c661IKTRmF
about 2 days ago
With all the debate about bridges today, we would like your help locating this one - the image is labelled "Repairs to Wootton Bridge, 1937" but no am...
about 3 days ago
Photos from Northamptonshire Archives and Heritage Service's post
Another Great Seal from the collection! This one is the Great Seal of James 1 from 1622. Ref E(S)515
about 4 days ago
On this day in 1896 The Daimler Motor Company (Coventry) was registered as the first British car manufacturer. Within the Northamptonshire Yeomanry...
Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine
Update on the GRO PDF pilot: spokesperson confirms the three-month period will be extended from today after 79,600 orders were received:
about 5 days ago
England's first 'prisoner of war' discovered
An interesting article on the BBC website.
A French aristocrat, captured in 1357, was England's earliest official "prisoner of war", say historians.
about 6 days ago
On this day in 1559, Elizabeth 1 was crowned Queen of England. In contrast to the amazingly well-preserved Great Seal of Charles 1 that we posted las...