Monthly Archives : February 2021
  • Spring Lecture and AGM 27/02/2021

    The FBDMA Spring Lecture this year will be given online via Zoom on Friday 26th March 2021, at 7.00pm.  Linda Bankier, Berwick Archivist, will speak on “Archives Revealed – Unlocking Berwick’s Borough Archives”.  During the last two years, an extensive cataloguing operation, as part of the Twixt Thistle & Rose project, has been providing the means of discovering the contents of the town’s archives.  Linda will explore some of the topics and personal stories which have been brought to light in the course of this work.

    Anyone who wishes to join this online talk should send an email...

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  • Catalogue of Berwick Borough Archives 26/02/2021

    The online catalogue of Berwick Borough Archives is now live for searching.  Much of the work to create the entries has been carried out in the Twixt Thistle & Rose project over the last two years.  The records can now be searched in the online Northumberland Archives catalogue at this address:

    To browse through all of the Borough Archives material, go to the Advanced Search screen and enter in the RefNo box:  BA*   You can also combine...

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  • Archives mini conference 05/02/2021

    On Saturday 6 March 2021, from 10.00am to 12 noon, an online mini conference is being held to celebrate Berwick’s Borough Archives and the cataloguing work undertaken in the Twixt Thistle & Rose project, funded by Archives Revealed.

    “Come and join us for an introduction to Berwick’s unique Borough Archives dating from the 16th to 20th centuries.

    The Twixt Thistle and Rose project has been recataloguing the collection and involving local volunteers in making it more accessible to a wider audience.

    This mini conference...

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