Care and comfort: First World War outreach workshops

Care and comfort: First World War outreach workshops

As part of a programme of outreach on the theme of South Asia and the First World War, the Outreach Team at The National Archives have been busily designing a…See all stories on this topic

Discovering the Manorial Documents Register

Our catalogue Discovery lets you find records held here at The National Archives and also in over 2500 archives in the UK and beyond. For the last year, we have been…See all stories on this topic

Striking women: labour unrest among First World War female workers

On 30 September 1916 ‘between 2,000 and 3,000 of the women employees of the Lancaster National Projectile Factory struck work as a protest against the dismissal of a girl. The girl…See all stories on this topic

Equal pay for equal work: female munitions workers in the First World War

In part one of our blog series on female munitions workers, my colleague Vicky detailed how the work of women and girls in Britain’s industry became increasingly vital as the pressures…See all stories on this topic

Remembering the City of Benares tragedy

A couple of months ago, I wrote a blog on the torpedoing of passenger ship SS Arandora Star on 2 July 1940. Today, I turn my attention to a similar…See all stories on this topic

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