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January 2006

New resources for Liverpool and Manchester

Dr Peter Webster, 31 January 2006

Two volumes of the VCH describing these two cities are now live. Volume 3 covers most of Merseyside east of the Mersey, from Sefton in the north to Speke in the south, and including Warrington, Widnes and Ormskirk. Volume 4 covers the cities of Liverpool and Manchester, along with Wigan and Ashton-under-Lyne. Read more at:

The history of Salisbury from the VCH

Elizabeth Williamson, 30 January 2006

The sixth volume of the VCH for Wiltshire is now live. It gives a detailed account of the borough of Old Salisbury and the city of New Salisbury, including an account of the cathedral. It also covers the borough of Wilton. Read more at:

New resources for Huntingdonshire from the VCH

Elizabeth Williamson, 30 January 2006

Volume 2 of the VCH's account of Huntingdonshire is now live. This covers much of the south of the county, including Huntingdon itself, St Ives and St Neots. Read more at:

Further resources for Warwickshire from the VCH

Dr Peter Webster, 29 January 2006

The VCH volume covering Nuneaton, Sutton Coldfield and Solihull is now live. It covers the area to the north and east of Birmingham, and describes many places now within the eastern part of the Birmingham area. It represents part of our ongoing investment in resources relating to the West Midlands. Similar volumes for Worcestershire will be launched by the summer of 2006. Explore it and other related resources at:

The history of Chichester from the VCH

Dr Peter Webster, 27 January 2006

The VCH's account of this Sussex cathedral city is now live. It documents the history of the city and its port, and gives a detailed historical and architectural survey of the cathedral church.

Local school histories in the Victoria County History

Dr Peter Webster, 17 January 2006

The Victoria County History gives detailed histories of local schools. These accounts are contained in the sections on each parish or borough. Search these resources using our 'Full text search' page (selecting the VCH for your county using the 'Search within source' option), or browse using the link below: