General News Update January

As a Society we often receive notifications from similar organisations concerning items which may be of interest to our members. I have put recent ones together in this news release.

A new local history book has been released entitled ‘Diary of a Studley Gentleman: The Private Journal of Rowland Hill, Needlemaker of Studley & Ipsley 1847-1849’. The story behind this book and how you can obtain a copy can be found in a pdf download from our site at:

http://www.redditchhistorysociety.org.uk/documents/Diary_of_a_Studley_Gentleman.pdf

Redditch Railway Interest Group, who meet at Forge Mill Needle Museum, Redditch, have released their 2020 programme leaflet. Programme and contact details can be downloaded from our site as a pdf file at:

http://www.redditchhistorysociety.org.uk/documents/RRIG2020.pdf

Redditch Military History Society, who meet at the Bridge Church Community Hall, in Headless Cross, have released their 2020 programme leaflet. Programme and contact details can be downloaded from our site as a pdf file at:

http://www.redditchhistorysociety.org.uk/documents/RMHS2020.pdf

Friends of the Mercian Regiment Museum, which is based in Worcester, has released their programme of activities for 2020. The programme and contact details can be downloaded from our site as a pdf file at:

http://www.redditchhistorysociety.org.uk/documents/MercianRegiment2020.pdf

Anthony Green

Secretary, Redditch Local History Society

e-mail: anthony.green@RLHS.org.uk

web: www.redditchhistorysociety.org.uk