Grant Success for the Denbigh Borough Charters!

Denbighshire Archives have recently received some great news that┬átheir application to the NMCT has been accepted. The grant will cover the cleaning, repair, repackaging and scanning of the Denbigh Borough Charters (BD/A). The Charters granted to the Borough of Denbigh are the oldest surviving borough charters in North Wales.They provide rare evidence of Wales during … Continue reading Grant Success for the Denbigh Borough Charters!

Food Control during the First World War

Food shortages during the First World War were considerable, with wholesalers and retailers becoming bound by numerous regulations and the whole population seeing the beginning of rationing. The first attempt at rationing was made with an order restricting meals in hotels and restaurants in December 1916, and by 1917 food prices has doubled with only … Continue reading Food Control during the First World War