This book tells the story of William Packwood (1801-48). By trade he was as a tailor but his mission was as a Baptist preacher.
William Harry Harris was an Analytic Chemist and Dispensing Chemist (Pharmacy). He worked in Gold Street Northampton, Long Buckby Wharf, and Bombay/Mumbai, India
Journalist, author, county historian, organiser, expert shorthand writer, these and a host of other attainments all contribute to the versatile make-up of Mr Arthur Adcock,… Read More »Arthur Adcock – Journalist, Historian, Liberal and Nonconformist
The rediscovery of a ‘lost’ church dedicated St Botolph at Sulby, Northamptonshire.
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 historical record only provides brief details of Ragner’s identity. In 869 the Viking army killed King Edmund (later St Edmund) of East Anglia. Alongside… Read More »Tracing the historical St Ragner of Northampton
The ‘1676 Compton Census’ was the first comprehensive survey of the numerical strength of Catholic and Protestant Nonconformity in England that can be used on… Read More »1676 Compton Census in Northamptonshire