Poster for Mr Thompson's spa in Cheltenham

Testing the waters

14 August 2013 by

Recently I was helping a reader with an enquiry and came across a mention of Cheltenham in our archives. As…

Heckingham Workhouse struck by lightning (detail)

The Acts of God Committee

15 July 2013 by

Lightning-proofing St Paul’s and the Purfleet magazines. It’s a well-attested fact that when a person embarks on a historical research…