The history we hold here is far more than the dates of monarchs and battles that you may have been taught about at school. It's a wealth of fascinating detail of the lives of the people and places in Northamptonshire and beyond.
Every day at the Northamptonshire Record Office someone uncovers a detail that may not have been seen for hundreds of years.
RT @WicksteedPlay: Wicksteed's fascinating history gets a mention from play historian @outdoorchildren at a lecture hosted by @LDNGardensTr…
#OTD 1899, the Boer War began. Arthur Arnold of #Deenthorpe #Northamptonshire went to fight. (ref NY/1/28) https://t.co/3jHQf7Jx8q
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RT @histchild: What alternatives to breast-feeding existed in 18C? @NaomiClifford writes
RT @UKNatArcSector: For #WorldMentalHealthDay, we should celebrate the benefits that #archives can have on mental health & #wellbeing. Tell…
#OTD 1834 7000 people fought police in #Northampton Market Square over an election they thought rigged. Known as Bradlaugh Riots.
about 6 days ago
Today in 1899, the Second Boer War began. Arthur Arnold of Deenthorpe went to fight. (ref NY/1/28)
about 7 days ago
A lovely 1756 map. Each time we use a copy on temporary interpretation banners, it gets taken. If you see a map thief, please report them. https://t.c...
about 8 days ago
Our Collections Officer will be on annual leave from Thursday of this week - if you are planning to donate documents to the archives, it would be real...
about 10 days ago
Yet another interesting find this Saturday morning by a customer. While looking through the Northampton Independent newspaper for Saturday 17 October ...
One of our customers this morning found a very interesting document that recorded an inspection of Oundle Bridewell (a prison or reform school for pet...