Due to Mike Chapman being unable to give the February lecture Stephen Clews will be giving a talk on Tompion's Clock. This is at the same time, 7:30, and same venue, St. Mary's Bathwick Church Hall, as advertised.
David Crellin and Mike Williams, reveal in an article in the Bath Chronicle, that the architect has very deep family roots in the city.
The latest edition of Bath History has been launched this month under its new editor Jackie Collier, Senior Lecturer in History at Bath Spa University. With 11 articles ranging from the archeological work carried out on the St Mary de Stall church in front of the Abbey, to 'The Garden will be illuminated': Gendered and Georgian Pleasures in Sydney Gardens. This edition is on sale in several of Bath's independent bookshops and through the library. *N.B. All articles from the previous 14 volumes of Bath History can now be found on this website - follow the links Publications, Bath History. These articles are fully text enabled and searchable.
The 5th in a series on John Wood, this is titled John Wood Son of a Writing Master. Written by David Crellin and Penny Gay this article explores who his father might have been. This is published on our website main menu, from the menu select Publications, John Wood Articles.
Today sees the launch of the Bath Historical Directories website. Containing a quarter of a million entries from 1846 to 1935, open to all who are interested in exploring Bath's people, places, organisations and occupations over this period.
A new search tool has been added to the Proceedings/Newsletters Page of the website. We hope that this will be the first of many such tools aimed to make documents more accessible.