The rediscovery of a ‘lost’ church dedicated St Botolph at Sulby, Northamptonshire.
John Watkin was responsible for the construction of many of the finest Victorian building projects in Northampton.
Matthew Bloxham in his “The Principles of Gothic Ecclesiastical Architecture” (1845) made a comparison between St Peter’s, Northampton with St Andrew, Steyning.
There is less published biographical information about Ann and no portrait has been discovered. It would be a mistake though to assume that Ann was… Read More »Ann Elizabeth Baker and the Bakers of Hazelrigg House
Many present-day residents of Northampton will know of Hazelrigg House in Marefair. It’s likely though they will know little of the house’s former residents. It… Read More »George Baker and the Bakers of Hazelrigg House
The story of St Ragner (or Ragener) is well documented in Eleanor Parker’s highly recommended Dragon Lords. Teasing out the historical facts from the legend… Read More »Tracing the historical St Ragner of Northampton
From Nonconformist to editor of The Sunday Times William Hadley had a long association with Northampton as a journalist and ultimately the editor of the… Read More »William Waite Hadley and St Peter, Northampton