"History" Blogs & Blog Posts

Gravestone pix .comGravestone pix .com

Grave sites and their markers are an important part of our heritage. They ...

 
AnceStories: The Stories of My AncestorsAnceStories: The Stories of My Ancestors

My personal blog about my genealogical research: my triumphs, my challenges...

 
Archaeology in Europe BlogArchaeology in Europe Blog

Archaeological news from Europe

 
Sean's Russia BlogSean's Russia Blog

News and commentary on Russia.

 
Women of HistoryWomen of History

A site providing biographies of some of the fascinating women who have grac...

 
Michael GoreyMichael Gorey

Random thoughts and observations by former regional newspaper editor Michae...

 
Spirit of OrkneySpirit of Orkney

The Orkney archipelago is made up of around 70 islands situated off the Nor...

 


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c. 1915An elephant from a Belgian zoo is put to work on a Belgian farm during World War I.Image: Adoc-photos/CorbisIn Great Britain, men and horses are at the front, while women — and even elephants — are plowing the ground and making eve...

A Northallerton church is teaming up with local historians to give people an idea of what their community was like in the Middle Ages. Grave concern ... vicar of the Northallerton, the Revd Fiona Mayer-Jones examines the inscription on the Norma...

Be healthier! Be less distracted! Be more efficient! The wearable tech market is gripped by the idea of quantifying positive change. Fitbits and Apple Watches are shilled as objects that will make us the best versions of ourselves.Read more...

1935Wadlow with his mother and brother.Image: ullstein bild/Getty ImagesOn Feb. 22, 1918, a perfectly normal 8.7-pound boy was born to Harold and Addie Wadlow of Alton, Illinois.By his first birthday, Robert Wadlow weighed 45 pounds and stood 3 feet,...

Image: Carl Mydans/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty ImagesHell is a city much like LondonA populous and a smoky cityPercy Bysshe ShelleyLondon has always been host to dreary mists and fogs, but in the wake of the Industrial Revolution, they took on...

The Cunard liner Lusitania must have been a beautiful ship, mostly for the 563 first class passengers and the 464 second class passen­g­ers. Not for the 1,138 passengers in steerage who were squished in small cabins, but at least they had electric...

An exhibition of photographs is highlighting the impact of lead mining on the Yorkshire Dales and the work needed to conserve the remains of the industry.The ruins of England's best preserved lead smelt mills in Old Gang in Swaledale.The Yoredal...