Archives Service Newsletter No.92 Summer 2012
In this issue.....
Nigel Lutt gives an overview of past sporting greats, and you can explore further by vsiting our new Archive Sports section.
BLARS recently lost a longtime friend of the Service who contributed greatly to the Archives held here.
New Community Archive Pages
Four more communities have been added to our Community Archives pages on our website: Biddenham, Bromham , Husborne Crawley, and Ridgmont.
Each community includes pages on schools, churches, chapels, pubs, and interesting buildings as well as such topics as influential local families, local murders and the introduction of modern housing for estate workers in the 19th Century.
Archives Service Lunchtime Talks
14 Sept 2012 'We would design a dog kennel if someone paid us to' Architects' collections at Bedfordshire & Luton Archives. (Pamela Birch)
Talks are FREE and held at 1pm at the Archives Service. Please contact us to book a place.
Follow us on Twitter!
Please take a look at www.twitter.com/BedsArchives to keep in touch with our latest information - you don't need to open a Twitter account yourself unless you want to send messages or be notified automatically of our Tweets.
Paths to Crime Blog
Kathryn and Sharon, the project cataloguers, have a blog where they post information and news about the fascinating material they are finding whilst working on the Paths to Crime project and how it may be useful to researchers.
This newsletter is edited by Susan Edwards who welcomes ideas and material for future issues. Published by Bedfordshire & Luton Archives and Records Service, Riverside Building, Borough Hall, Bedford, MK42 9AP. Tel: (01234) 228833; fax: (01234) 228854