Launch of Ogilby Trust Great War Digital Archive

Following a 4-year project funded by a LIBOR grant from the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Army Museums Ogilby Trust (AMOT) is excited to launch The Ogilby Muster (TOM). TOM is an online platform which provides access to the First World War archives held in...

Bucks History Festival 2021

Researching a Village in the Second World War: Whitchurch Professor Ian Beckett 7-8pm Wed 24 Nov 2021 Live via Zoom The Second World War has entered popular memory as the ‘people’s war’.Whereas just 1,570 British civilians died as a result of direct enemy action in...

New Exhibition of Bucks ‘County’ Gun at Fort Ticonderoga

The new exhibition, ‘A Well Regulated Militia: Citizen, Soldier, and State’ at Fort Ticonderoga Museum, New York State, focuses on the history of the American militia in the colonial period, Fort Ticonderoga is using examples from its collections to illustrate the...

Oving Commemoration Day

Sunday 15 August 2021 2.50 – 5.00 p.m. A service to commemorate Wing Commander George Laurence Bazett Hull DFC, buried at Oving, who was killed when his Mosquito aircraft crashed in Leicestershire on 17 May 1946. It will also commemorate the 1942 crew of his...

The Primrose Past

A Primrose Path: The Gilded Life of Lord Rosebery’s favourite Son by Martin Gibson is being republished by Arum Press. The Hon. Neil Primrose, second son of Lord Rosebery and Hannah Rothschild of Mentmore, was Liberal MP for North Cambridgeshire from 1910 until...
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