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Updates added to ‘Jaques Sterne (c 1695 – 1759)’.

13 January 2017

The following additions and updates have been added to ‘Jaques Sterne (c 1695 – 1759)’. New evidence from the Borthwick Institute for Archives at the University of...

Digital resources reveal evidence of Laurence Sterne’s early clerical career

12 September 2016

In May 2016, the major genealogy resource Find My Past announced that they had completed a three-year project to publish 10.5 million parish records in conjunction with the Yorkshire...

The hidden historical record – archives in private hands.

17 June 2016

As digital databases become increasingly important to research, so does the recognition by academics of the limitations and bounds of these resources to historical inquiry. This is...

The Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History (OCMCH) launches new online resources

4 June 2016

The Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History (OCMCH) has launched a new blog and Facebook page to showcase information and news about their activities. The OCMCH promotes historic...