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The Berkshire Echo 78

Posted on: 03 Jan 2017

January 2017: Clewer House of Mercy: an Overview - Entering the House of Mercy: a Penitent testifies - New to the Archives

The Berkshire Echo 77

Posted on: 16 Nov 2016

October 2016: Before the Conquest: a picture of Anglo Saxon Berkshire - Origins of Berkshire as the Royal County - English, French or Latin: Language and the Conquest - New to the archives

The Berkshire Echo 76

Posted on: 07 Sep 2016

July 2016: Public Assistance in Berkshire: a new way of helping the poor; The 1930s; Children in Care; After the War - The Pauper Taint Persists - New to the Archives

The Berkshire Echo 75

Posted on: 05 Apr 2016

April 2016: Pea Soup and step-dancing: Irish internees in Reading - 'Traitors all': the Easter Rising seen from Berkshire - New to the Archives

The Berkshire Echo 74

Posted on: 05 Jan 2016

January 2016: An essentially English architect - "Useless to employ first classed architects" in Slough? - New to the Archives

The Berkshire Echo 73

Posted on: 01 Oct 2015

October 2015: Berkshire's first Women's Institute - The WI scrapbooks: life in 1965... - ...and life in 2015 the future? - WI members contribute to the Berkshire Record Office - New to the Archives

The Berkshire Echo 72

Posted on: 10 Jul 2015

July 2015: Wine and War in the West Indies - Our Man in the Waterloo Campaign - Celebrating Peace - The Legacy of War - New to the Archives

The Berkshire Echo 71

Posted on: 14 Apr 2015

April 2015: The Black Death: One Family's Story - The Plague comes to Reading - Fighting Diphtheria in Long Wittenham - New to the Archives

The Berkshire Echo 70

Posted on: 14 Jan 2015

January 2015: Magna Carta and the English Parliament: How to Rig a Berkshire Election - Who Could Vote? - Resisting Reform - New to the archives

The Berkshire Echo 69

Posted on: 08 Oct 2014

October 2014: Georgian Berkshire: A Secret Royal Wedding - A Fortune in India - What Not To Hair - New to the archives

The Berkshire Echo 68

Posted on: 11 Jul 2014

July 2014: World War One Centenary - the Spencers go to War - Joining up - Belgian refugees in Berkshire - New to the archives

The Berkshire Echo 67

Posted on: 24 Apr 2014

April 2014: Shakespeare's Windsor - the Morality of Tudor Berkshire - Riotous in Reading - New to the archives

 

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Oscar Wilde and Reading Gaol

Oscar Wilde and Reading Gaol
Biographies of Wilde and Berkshire's Victorian prison

Small Objects of Power

Small Objects of Power
An Exhibition about Medieval Seals

Enemies of the State

Enemies of the State
Irish Patriots in Reading Gaol

The Berkshire Echo

The Berkshire Echo 78
January 2017: Clewer House of Mercy: an Overview - Entering the House of Merc...