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From Eastbourne to Bishops Stortford
During a research project for the school’s radio station a group of Year 5 and 6 children from Tollgate Junior ...
"Seeing It Through" WW1 Community History event - Ware (cont'd.) - Display 2
Display 2 – Richard Hale school archives – record of former Hertford Grammar school pupils Eddie Roche and Eric Riddle, custodians of ...
More Hertfordshire Names Online
The calendars of prisoners at Hertfordshire Assizes have been used to add to the Hertfordshire Names Online. They include the names of the defendants and their victims.
The Amazing Dolly Shepherd!
My Hertfordshire Hidden Heroine: Dare Devil & Pioneer Edwardian Lady Parachutist, Miss Dolly Shepherd.
Margaret & Annie Johnson - The First Hertfordshire Women Police Officers.
Hertfordshire First Women Police Officers.
Louisa Puller, Suffragette
Louisa Puller, Suffragette & WW1 Campaigner For Women's Right To Work.
Katherine Warington and Winifred Brenchley - Scientist
Meet The Hapenden Scientists.
Margaret Murray, Egyptologist
Margaret Murray, The Pioneer Egyptologist.
Annie Swan, Suffragette
Annie Swan, Journalist & Suffragist.
Eleanor Ormerod, Leading Entomologist.
A Victorian Gentlewoman with a Passion for Entomology.
Christina of Markyate, Religious Visionary.
Christina of Markyate Priory & Prioress of St. Albans
Herts Hidden Heroines Project
Find out about this exciting project revealing the county's hidden heroines!
St Leonard's Church, Bengeo
Some information on one of the memorials in St Leonard's church, Bengeo.
Paintings by Myrtle Desmond Blair and Photographs by Thomas Lucien Blair Hertford Castle/reimaged photo Blair We and the Hertford Oral History Group ...
"Seeing It Through", a World War One Community project for East Herts
Find out about this new project focusing on the Home Front in East Herts during World War One
Talking treaties - Queen Anne Style
18th century talks with our European neighbours Britain is about to be launched into, and likely to remain in, long and ...
18th century Plumb Cake
On 08 August 2016, a group of home bakers gathered at HALS for the launch of the Historic Bake Off. ...
The Sopwell Memories Project managed by the Sopwell Residents Association (SRA) began life in 2009 when keen members of the ...
Colney Heath - 300 years of disputed ownership
Just off Coursers Road, lying between Colney Heath and London Colney is a little pocket of local heritage in the ...
The Friends (Quakers) in Hertford
A record of births, marriages and burials amongst the Quakers in Hertford is held at HALS (NQ2 5B/2). The record ...
Schooldays during World War 1
Remembering the Battle of Jutland Children were frequently reminded of the war by calls upon their pocket money. The log book ...
HERTS Yeomanry doings as far as they concerned T. Holland-Hibbert between 9th & 30th September 1914
Wed 9 Packed up. Bed at 12.30. Thurs 10. Up at 1.0! cleared up & marched off 3.30 Train started 5.20. Had a ...
Other useful local and national heritage organisations and resources
University of Hertfordshire's Heritage Hub, Herts Family History, Reminiscence Resources and more
Research at HALS
Getting started with local history research
The Letters of Arthur Martin-Leake June 1917
World War One letters from a double VC
George Hill, last person executed in Hertford
On the morning of 4 July 1875, William George Hill was baptized by his mother, Sarah Thrussell, at St. Peters ...
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