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On Saturday 21st May 2011 a talk was held in the Dorothy Hess Room in WGC Library. The speaker was Lewis Stockwell who is a research student at the University of Hertfordshire and had agreed to pass on his experience of using the archives at WGC Library and at Hertfordshire Archives & Local Studies at County Hall, Hertford.

Read more: Archives & Local Studies Talk Report

The Where Do You Think You Live? Project is funded until the end of August 2011. There has been a wealth of material donated to the Trust's archive and much more is expected to be added!

Read more: Summer Show

My Visit to Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

By Rosie Peeke, aged 7

"We decided to find out more about our new house by becoming House Detectives for the day at Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies library at County Hall.  Susan Flood gave us a tour of all of the different rooms so we could see what was there.

Read more: Report on a visit to HALS

On Tuesday 8th March 2011 a group of our House Detectives visited the Mill Green Museum to see the archive material held there relating to Welwyn Garden City and to take in the current exhibitions such as the Brave New Vision: 90 years birthday of Welwyn Garden City and Open all Hours; Shopping in Welwyn Hatfield. This was part of a series of talks and other events that the Trust has been running for the Where Do You Think You Live? project with help from HALS, WGC Library local studies & Welwyn Hatfield Museum Service. If you are interested in finding out more about the history of your WGC home or would like to volunteer to help with someone else's research please do get in touch.

Read more: Mill Green Museum Visit Report