Group    From 1838 

Public Record Office

Group

Known as ‘The Strong Box of the Empire’, the Public Record Office was created as a repository for parliamentary records after the 1834 fire which destroyed much of the Palace of Westminster, where records had previously been kept. See the PRO site for more information.

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Public Record Office

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PRO WW1 memorial

We don't normally collect memorials inside buildings but this one is rather t...

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Charles Townley

Charles Townley

Antiquary and collector. Born Lancashire. Although he never married there are letters making it clear that this was not for lack of interest in the ladies. His collection of antiquaries was freely...

Person, Museums / Libraries

1 memorial
Armstrong Browning Library

Armstrong Browning Library

The library is located on the campus of Baylor University in Waco, Texas. It houses one of the largest collections of letters and manuscripts by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, whic...

Group, Museums / Libraries, USA

2 memorials
Humphrey Wanley

Humphrey Wanley

Librarian to the Earl of Oxford, and antiquary.

Person, Museums / Libraries

1 memorial
British Empire Exhibition

British Empire Exhibition

The exhibition was held in Wembley Park. It was a showcase of aspects of many of the British colonies at the time. It had 18 million visitors in 1924, but failed to break even. The main stadium was...

Event, Museums / Libraries

1 memorial