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Making Better Citizens – The 1944 (‘Butler’) Education Act

13th August 2019 to 1st November 2019

The 4th August 2019 marks exactly 75 years since the passing of one of the most significant acts relating to education in this country. The 1944 Education Act known as 'The Butler Act' was masterminded in the depths of World War Two by Richard Austen…

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‘Making Better Citizens’

31st July 2019

Our current exhibition is ‘Making Better Citizens’. The 4th August 2019 marks exactly 75 years...

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New Thistleton Maps Available

3rd May 2019

Thanks to the generosity of our Friends of the Record Office, we have just acquired...

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Latest Newsletter

30th April 2019

Our Spring Newsletter is now available to view here

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