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February 2006

The Victoria County History for Bedfordshire

Elizabeth Williamson, 27 February 2006

The VCH volume for Bedford and much of the rest of the county is now available. As well as the county town, it covers other significant centres including Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard. Read more at:

The histories of English cathedral cities from the Victoria County History

Elizabeth Williamson, 16 February 2006

Our coverage of the cathedral cities now includes Durham, Gloucester and Lichfield. The VCH accounts of these three cities now complement the accounts of Salisbury and Chichester already on the site. Look out too for the forthcoming volumes on Winchester and Worcester, which will appear in the next few weeks. Follow the links to read more:

Resources for West Sussex and East Hampshire

Dr Peter Webster, 15 February 2006

Victoria County History resources are now live for the whole of the south coast from Chichester to Southampton. Volume 4 for Sussex and volume 3 for Hampshire cover the area along the county border, and include accounts of Portsmouth and Havant. The city of Chichester itself is covered in the third volume for Sussex. To read more, follow the links below:

Further resources from the Survey of London

Dr Peter Webster, 13 February 2006

Six more volumes of the Survey of London’s ‘parish’ series are now live, covering the parishes of St Anne, Soho and St James, Westminster, and the Grosvenor estate in Mayfair. Explore some of central London’s most famous streets and buildings, including Grosvenor Square, Park Lane, Piccadilly, St James’s Church and Burlington House. Read more at: