Tiny St Nicholas Church, Sulham, was packed for the 2019 Remembrance Service where special tribute was paid to Winifred Helen Burtenshaw. The congregation heard the Revd Heather Parbury describe Winifred’s life before the outbreak of war and her subsequent service and tragic death as a VAD.
Nearly 4,000 new pages from the Newbury Weekly News and General Advertiser added to the British Newspaper Archive
In the last week, nearly 4,000 new pages from the Newbury Weekly News and General Advertiser added to the British Newspaper Archive.
A new digital archive will allow people to delve into the pages of Maidenhead area local history, some going back more than 200 years.
Many of you will be aware that the Register Office at Yeomanry House closed its doors for the last time at the end of November 2018. Since then the Register Office has relocated to Reading Civic Offices in Bridge Street, and been renamed Reading Registration Service. Marriages are now conducted in the Town Hall, with birth and death registrations taking place at the Register Office in the Civic Offices.
This updated version has added approx.150 more memorials including many Commonwealth war graves. Of the CD content 56% now has images including all the new memorials and many more of the Edition 1 entries. The disc provides a variety of finding aids. Edition: 2018