A Brief Biography of Emmeline Pankhurst

By Tim Lambert Emmeline Pankhurst was a Suffragette. She was born Emmeline Goulden in Manchester, England on 15 July 1858. She was one of 10 children in a middle-class family. In 1878 Emmeline married Richard Pankhurst, a man who believed strongly that women should be allowed to vote. The couple had 4 children, 3 girls,… Continue reading A Brief Biography of Emmeline Pankhurst

My Pictures of Petersfield

By Tim Lambert Here are some pictures I took of the charming old town of Petersfield in Hampshire. It has been a market town since the 12th century. Sheep Street The Spain Petersfield Police Station is now a museum I recommend Petersfield Museum St Peters Church Petersfield St Peters Church from the front King William… Continue reading My Pictures of Petersfield

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A History of Bras

By Tim Lambert Ancient Greek women wore a form of bra called an apodesme. Roman women also wore a band of cloth or leather around their chest called a strophium or mamilare. However for hundreds of years after the fall of Rome, women usually did not wear anything for support. From the 16th century to… Continue reading A History of Bras

Last Orders at The Bar

A dissertation by Gabriella Bowe-Peckham about pubs in Romsey and Portsmouth, Hampshire, and their place in British heritage and community values.

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A Timeline of Capital Punishment

By Tim Lambert 1307 A mechanical beheading device is recorded in Dublin 1608 The first execution takes place in the North American colonies 1685 Alice Lisle becomes the last woman beheaded in Britain 1747 Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat becomes the last person beheaded on Tower Hill by the Tower of London 1790 In Britain, death… Continue reading A Timeline of Capital Punishment