Calling Lichfield history sleuths…

The irrepressible David Evans seems to be out and about having fun with his new camera. Intriguingly today, he sent me this. I have no idea what it is, what he’s talking about, or who I am anymore. Please help. This may be one for top Lichfeldian cardigan fangirl Kate from Lichfield Lore, or perhaps…

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Wipe your feet outside, please…

Following last week’s exploration of old maps covering Lichfield, David Evans – top reader, article writer and local history buff – went exploring in Ye Olde City with a new camera. He thought Kate, from the essential Lichfield Lore, might be interested in his observations. David mailed me the following with his photo: Hi Bob…

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Mapping heaven – the right side of the street

Kate, who’s still doing the investigative history thing so much better than I do over at the superlative Lichfield Lore, has a bit of a quandary on her hands. After investigating blacksmiths, whitesmiths and smithies in the old city, she came to wonder about one in Lombard Street. We chatted over twitter for some time…

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