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The 1842 Tithe Register for the area in which I live refers to a cottage/farmhouse with attached barns (now Grade 2 Listed Buildings) as being `Farm Buildings`. Am I correct in assuming therefore that...
Does anyone know if rhododendrons existed in Italy in Roman times?
In 1948, the Attlee Government abolished the twelve seats in the Commons allocated to which institutions? Help appreciated.
I went into town yesterday by bus and was able to peruse through the window and was blown away with the murals they have of all the prisoners etc. There is an international wall with every mural under...
The battle of the Somme, why was it so significant. http://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/world/battle-of-the-somme-why-was-it-so-significant/ar-AAeUsFN...
5 letters - a?i?a....name a consumer said
I never knew there were tunnels in there!! I was watching a programme early this morning & I was amazed. A link here just under main pic. Has a lot of history! . .....
Hi everyone Does anyone know of a prison or police station in the Swann street area a lot of years ago? Thanks Steve...
i have heard this can be done via land registry for a fee but can I find out for free when a specific property or housing estate was built, tia
GK. No.1,191 Sun Tel. 20/09/2015 19D. Hackney coach. six letters. I have -i-c-e. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanking you in anticipation....
I have read several descriptions of the Medieval Ridge and Furrow system of ploughing but am still uncertain as to just what the `furrow` refers. Was it the unploughed strip of ground that separated...
The discovery at Durrington Walls is great but overnight I've got all riled about the apparent concentration on archaeological exploration resources being in the south of England. Take for example...
New monoliths discovered underground. Should they be re-erected ? I say yes, yes, yes!!!...
What did he do wrong?
Colourful tropical tree, commonly known as zebrawood (5)...
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3204308/The-way-colour-Glorious-photographs-1920s-30s-Britain-using-state-art-Autochrome-technology-enhance-original-black-white-pictures.html Great photos of a...
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3205235/Lifeless-bodies-bombed-cities-weary-men-horrors-World-War-II-revealed-never-seen-pictures-Western-taken-four-star-general.html...
I'd like to see the pre -war street scape along a residential street in South London. ie how it looked before it was bombed. What buildings were there before the post war replacements. Does anyone...
Answer can go before or after the word "light". Eg. Birthday cake decoration=candle Informed on, colloquially. Thanks in advance....
There's something that is baffling me about birth and death dates. I am most likely being very stupid, but here's what I'm not understanding: Someone born in 1960 and lives for thirty years has the...

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