The website War Memorials Online brings together for the first time information on
the UK’s war memorials held by the leading experts, providing a snapshot of war memorials
across the country. It will also provide an unprecedented opportunity for the public
to upload images of war memorials and log concerns for the conservation of these
important community and historical sources for future generations.
I’m putting together a book for Pen & Sword on Leicester in the Great War. I’ve got
a lot of photos of soldiers, but I need photos of women who were munitions workers,
pictures relating to Leicester industry in WW1, fund raising events and that kind
of thing. Matthew Richardson Matthew.Richardson@gov.im
In order to meet demand for a longer working day on a Saturday, Northamptonshire
Record Office is changing their Saturday opening hours from 9am-1pm each Saturday
to 9am - 4pm on the first Saturday of the month only.
The change will take effect from Saturday 5 October 2013, so the next Saturday openings
after then will be on
2 November and 7 December 2013.
The free family history help desks provided by the Northamptonshire Family History
Society on the first Saturday will continue from 9am - 1pm.
The subject of burials is highly emotional and sensitive. The cemetery and burial
plot is an important space for families and friends to visit and to commemorate their
While the Leicester City Council are mindful of this, it means they need to find
solutions to allow further burials in the city in the future and to implement a plan
to prevent a shortage of burial space developing.
Leicester City Council is developing a strategy to address this problem and is aiming
to provide long term solutions to the decreasing availability of burial space, and
increasing costs of burial in the city. We would like to hear your views.
With effect from Monday 21 October 2013 the London Probate search facility currently
ar High Holborn will be moving to Court 38, Royal Courts of Justice, Strand, London
The opening hours will be 9am to 4pm although please note the search facility will
be unavailable between the hours of 1-2pm.
The fee payable for this service should be paid at the Fees Office, Royal Courts
of Justice, which is signposted within the building. Maps will also be available
prior to the opening of the search facility at the new location.
The search facility will consist of the same search facilities as now, there will
still be no Level One Service, copies ordered for collection will be ready after
48 Hours, if you have requested the postal option, and the copies will be posted
within 14 working days.
If you have any enquiries please contact a member of the London Probate team on 020
THE FRIENDS OF BELGRAVE CEMETERY ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE
A NEW BOOK “LIVING MEMORIES – BELGRAVE FRIENDS REMEMBERED” WHICH RECOUNTS THE STORIES
OF SOME OF THOSE LAID TO REST IN BELGRAVE CEMETERY.
The book has been in preparation for over two years and contains memories of more
than 140 of those laid to rest in the cemetery as told in words and pictures by their
friends and families. The subjects are not the captains of industry or well-known
civic dignitaries but were ordinary people who are far from ordinary.
Living Memories priced at £10.00 (p&p £3.50) may be purchased from Birstall Library,
Wanlip Lane, Birstall LE4 4JU. Birstall Garden Centre, 25-35 Sibson Road, Birstall.
LE4 4DX. Bookmark Bookshop, 1306 Melton Road Syston, LE7 2HD. Sandra Moore 0116 236
3739 - email@example.com