In the 19th century, despite there being numerous well-established churches of many denominations around the periphery of Northampton’s “Boroughs”, the area was well served by… Read More »The Missions in the “Boroughs” of Northampton
North End is referred to in newspaper reports and appears on some maps of Northampton between 1746 and the early part of the 19th century. But where exactly was it and what was its full extent?
Previously I have written about several of Northampton’s “lost” churches. This is an attempt to produce a gazetteer and interactive map of all known “lost”… Read More »Lost Churches and Religious Houses of Northampton
Maybe the name is familiar, perhaps it’s not, it should be! He designed the Midland Hotel at St Pancras Station.
One church or two? There is an outstanding mystery about the location of this lost church and whether it was two separate churches or just… Read More »Lost churches: St Bartholomew and St Lawrence
The carriage constructed for her Majesty’s use, by the directors of the London and Birmingham Railway Company
12 November 1844 was set to be a great day for Northampton. A chance to welcome Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. to the town. However,… Read More »“A right Royal visit” Queen Victoria’s visit to Northampton