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Local history events this week

Kate Cardigan Gomez from the wonderful Lichfield Lore is really going some with her local history group, Lichfield Discovered – in the next week they have two events, one of which is tonight, and on an appropriate Great War theme, with author Joss Musgrave Knibb.
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Putting the Staffordshire Hoard in Context

This is just a quick note to flag up a great talk by an excellent speaker coming up at Walsall Local History Centre on Monday 3rd March 2014, when Dr Chris Upton will be hosting a talk ‘The Kingdom of Mercia and the Staffordshire Hoard’.
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Cannock Chase Messines Model on Countryfile

The first world war model of Messines, it’s history and recent archeological dig have been the talk of Staffordshire for a while, and tonight formed the basis for a great article on the BBC program Countryfile.
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The mystery of The Lost Stonnall Hoard

That there [Howmuch?] has found treasure. He actually found it in a charity bookshop in Lichfield, but his golden find actually pointed to a farmyard near Grove Hill, near Lower Stonnall/Thornes, in 1824. There was bronze in that there hill.
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Lichfield Archeological Investigations

I note today that both Annette Rubery and Kate over at Lichfield Lore have been energised by the archeology currently ongoing prior to the new development starting near The Friary in Lichfield. Both have written interesting articles, and Annette has … Continue reading

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Interesting gossip afoot…

Just a quick note to say that there’s some speculation that this story – about the huge haul of Anglo Saxon loot discovered by a Burntwood matal detector enthusiast, may be perhaps linked to this story on the Lichfield blog, … Continue reading

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