Monthly Archives: February 2017

Record of The Month

Add Mss 2857 Estate Map of the Manor of Prinsted (1640) In previous blog posts on West Sussex Record Office map collections,  we have touched on a number of estate maps, and I feel that the Prinsted Manor Estate map of 1640 is definitely … Continue reading

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Secrets of the High Woods project; An Archives Consultant’s View

Dr Caroline Adams One of the best things about archives is that they are about people – both the researchers in the present, and the men and women who wrote or handled the document you are looking at. I joined … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day in the Archive

The origins of Valentine’s Day are widely disputed, with several Saint Valentines claiming feast days during Lupercalia, an ancient fertility festival celebrated by the Romans from the 13th-15th Feburary. The two Saint Valentines most commonly associated with the 14th February, … Continue reading

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