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Mystery of the Canon’s watch solved!

The identity of the couple whose names appear on the back of Canon Noel Duckworth's watch has now been revealed.

Research stories: Admiral James Somerville and a cable that he received from Winston Churchill 80 years ago

By Bill Whiteside, researcher at the Archives Centre in 2012, written on 2 July 2020. I’m writing to share a story about Admiral James Somerville and a cable that he received from Winston Churchill shortly ...

Interviews with Boni Sones OBE in the Centenary Year of Women’s Suffrage

A focus on MPs who champion public policy reforms in Westminster One of our Archives Assistants has been cataloguing audio podcasts which make up a new collection: SOBA. The collection includes recordings made predominately by ...

What we learnt from thermal imaging in storage areas

In 2015 we discovered that the maintenance department at the College had a thermal imaging monitor.  Out of interest, we borrowed it for a short while to have a look around our storage areas. 

Cold Storage during Lockdown

Although we have all been working from home, the collections in our storage areas have to be physically checked now and then and maintained in a safe state.

Be a part of history with the Churchill Archives Centre

Are you aged 11-16 and currently locked down at home due to Corona Virus? This is your chance to be part of history.