William Darby and the Ghosts of the Past

by Antony Ramm, Local and Family History, Leeds Central Library The following article was edited for publication as part of last Friday’s collaboration with the Norfolk Heritage Centre. This is the unedited version and forms Part III of a loose trilogy on (some) meanings in the study of local history. Part I is here; Part…

A.R. Turner’s Ironmongery Catalogue: The Communication of History

Part II in a loose trilogy of posts exploring (some) meanings behind the study of local history. Part I is here and Part III is here by Antony Ramm, Local and Family History, Central Library “How much history can be communicated by pressure on a guitar string?” That’s the question asked by Robert Palmer in his…

The Headrow: Coffee, Change and Loss in Leeds City Centre

Part I in a loose trilogy of posts exploring (some) meanings behind the study of local history. Part II is here and Part III is here by Antony Ramm, Local and Family History, Leeds Central Library The proper study of history should always be far more than a record of ‘great’ events. History is as much…