Monthly Archives: November 2018

Digital Preservation Diary 1: What’s all the fuss about digital ‘stuff’!?

When we think about archives, we picture rooms filled with boxes of precious records. For anyone who’s been behind the scenes at WSRO, they’ll know this is certainly the case for us. But what would an archive look like if … Continue reading

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WW1 Centenary: Staff Stories, Private H P Pocock

To mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, staff at West Sussex Record Office have shared their stories of family members who were caught up in the conflict. When the Worthing Gazette was published on Wednesday … Continue reading

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WW1 Centenary: Staff Stories, Charles Wickers

I have recently started looking into my military family history and it has been a fascinating journey. I have discovered amazing stories of people I never knew existed. One of these people is Charles Wickers, my great great uncle. I … Continue reading

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WW1 Centenary: Staff Stories, James Horace Wright

To mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, staff at West Sussex Record Office have shared their stories of family members who were caught up in the conflict. My great grandfather James (Jim) Horace Wright was … Continue reading

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WW1 Centenary: Staff Stories, Edward Dare Evans

To mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, staff at West Sussex Record Office have shared their stories of family members who were caught up in the conflict. Edward Dare Evans, my great grandfather, was born … Continue reading

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