Worcestershire
Historical Society

FOUNDED IN 1893

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A selection of books and papers published by the Society

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For all who love the County and cherish its rich history

Worcestershire Historical Society

FOUNDED IN 1893

Visit the Shop…

Books and papers published by the Society

Join the Society…

Love the County and cherish its rich history

Worcestershire
Historical Society

FOUNDED IN 1893

Visit the Shop…

Books published by the Society

Join the Society…

Cherish the County’s rich history

Welcome to Worcestershire Historical Society

Worcestershire, like many of England’s historic counties, is served by a society dedicated to the publication of historical records.

Founded in 1893, our Society was built on the work of famous Worcestershire antiquaries like Thomas Habington (1560-1647) and Treadway Russell Nash (1725-1811), whose work had already done much to illuminate Worcestershire’s past.

Professor Peter Coss
Chairman

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Essay Prize

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Announcements…

Annual General Meeting 2021

The Worcestershire Historical Society’s AGM this year will be held at 3pm on Saturday 16 October at Broadwas Village Hall, Stoney Ley, Broadwas, Worcestershire WR6 5NG.
After the AGM, our chairperson, Professor Peter Coss, will deliver a presentation on the topic
‘Richard of Grimhill and his Manuscript (Digby 86): Insights into life in a Medieval Worcestershire Household’.

Publication Launch

The launch of the Society’s latest publication, Isobel Robinson’s edition of The Correspondence of Peter Prattinton of Bewdley, Antiquary, 1807-1840 (WHS New Series, No.29), delayed by the pandemic, will now take place in Spring 2022. Details to follow.

Welcome to Worcestershire Historical Society

Worcestershire, like many of England’s historic counties, is served by a society dedicated to the publication of historical records.

Founded in 1893, our Society was built on the work of famous Worcestershire antiquaries like Thomas Habington (1560-1647) and Treadway Russell Nash (1725-1811), whose work had already done much to illuminate Worcestershire’s past.

Professor Peter Coss, Chairman

Welcome to WHS

Worcestershire, like many of England’s historic counties, is served by a society dedicated to the publication of historical records.

Founded in 1893, our Society was built on the work of famous Worcestershire antiquaries like Thomas Habington (1560-1647) and Treadway Russell Nash (1725-1811), whose work had already done much to illuminate Worcestershire’s past.

Professor Peter Coss, Chairman

Latest News

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Announcements…

Annual General Meeting 2021

The Worcestershire Historical Society’s AGM this year will be held at 3pm on Saturday 16 October at Broadwas Village Hall, Stoney Ley, Broadwas, Worcestershire WR6 5NG.  After the AGM, our chairperson, Professor Peter Coss, will deliver a presentation on the topic  ‘Richard of Grimhill and his Manuscript (Digby 86): Insights into life in a Medieval Worcestershire Household’.

Publication Launch

The launch of the Society’s latest publication, Isobel Robinson’s edition of The Correspondence of Peter Prattinton of Bewdley, Antiquary, 1807-1840 (WHS New Series, No.29), delayed by the pandemic, will now take place in Spring 2022.

Details to follow.

Announcements…

AGM 2021

The Worcestershire Historical Society’s AGM this year will be held at 3pm on Saturday 16 October at Broadwas Village Hall, Stoney Ley, Broadwas, Worcestershire WR6 5NG.  After the AGM, our chairperson, Professor Peter Coss, will deliver a presentation on the topic  ‘Richard of Grimhill and his Manuscript (Digby 86): Insights into life in a Medieval Worcestershire Household’.

Publication Launch

The launch of the Society’s latest publication, Isobel Robinson’s edition of The Correspondence of Peter Prattinton of Bewdley, Antiquary, 1807-1840 (WHS New Series, No.29), delayed by the pandemic, will now take place in Spring 2022. Details to follow.