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New Archives Acquisition:Walrond Account Book

As part of Explore Your Archive Week we are celebrating our latest archival acquisition, a 17th-century account book which documents the daily business of an English rural estate.

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Somerset and Devon's'Brown Babies'

During and shortly after the war a number of children were born to white English mothers and black US Army fathers.

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Black History Month

Discover Somerset and Devon’s links to Black history.

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Film Premier:Industrial Heritage

A new film provides a historical record of what life was like for those who lived and worked at the former Royal Ordnance Factory, Bridgwater.

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Archaeology and Archives

For the Festival of Archaeology Digital Week we're looking at some of the links between archives and the work of archaeologists.

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Tudor Manor CourtRoll from Bampton

This beautifully preserved court roll for the manor of Bampton tells stories from across five centuries.

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Our Partnership withExeter Cathedral

The cathedral has a wonderful collection of archives dating back to the 10th century, and we are very pleased to be able to help with their ongoing care.

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Devon Day

For this year’s Devon Day we are celebrating some of the great figures in our history.

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Unlocking Our SoundHeritage

Find out how the British Library is helping to preserve the region's sound archives.

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Archive Puzzles& Games

Put your knowledge to the test with these puzzles and games from Somerset and Devon Archives.

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The Devon QuarterSessions Project

This long term project is revealing Devon's colourful court cases from the 18th century

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Somerset Day

For this year's Somerset Day we are celebrating some the great figures in our history.