Blog entries for History

My History Talks

17th Oct 2016
UPDATE 7 Feb 2017 - For the most upto date list see "My Talks" page. Always being asked to give talks on either CPR and defibrillators, see...

Newbury 365 launched

17th Nov 2015
A new history book, Newbury 365, was launched at West Berkshire Museum on Saturday 14th October 2015. The book, written by Dr Nick Young, details at...

Shared learning: Thatcham history

2nd Nov 2014
Many will know I love my local (Thatcham) history, that I run the website for Thatcham Historical Society and have several publications on local...

Thomas Barrie, pillory, death and a ghost

14th Feb 2014
I enjoy my history research, but have to confess at the outset I have no training or qualifications as a historian. I have published three history...

Newbury Then and Now

10th Aug 2013
Many people now know about my book “Thatcham Then and Now” that was published in 2012 by The History Press. Well there is now another one, "Newbury...

Family Tree Charts (part 2)

18th Oct 2012
This is the second post on family trees, if you missed part one then pop back and read it here. To continue with the different type of Family Tree...