Jonathan Mein

My pages:

Page link: 'The Big Events: St Albans Routes into History' - CHANGE OF SPEAKER
'The Big Events: St Albans Routes into History' - CHANGE OF SPEAKER
A series of lectures about key events in the history of St Albans
Page link: Putting on a show for the troops
Putting on a show for the troops
Life in St Albans during the First World War
Page link: Fighting with fork and hoe in St Albans in the First World War
Fighting with fork and hoe in St Albans in the First World War
How local people, armed with gardening implements, did their bit to win the war
Page link: SAHAAS First World War Home Front Display at St Albans Cathedral
SAHAAS First World War Home Front Display at St Albans Cathedral
North Transept, Monday 7 to Wednesday 16 November 2016
Page link: HALH Annual Symposium: Hertfordshire at War through the centuries
HALH Annual Symposium: Hertfordshire at War through the centuries
Saturday 12 November 2016, Ewen Hall, Wood Street, Barnet
Page link: St Albans and District Local History Network Autumn Conference
St Albans and District Local History Network Autumn Conference
Saturday 22 October 2016, Verulamium Museum
Page link: 'Hertfordshire Archaeology and History' - Volume 17
'Hertfordshire Archaeology and History' - Volume 17
New volume of our journal published in November 2016
Page link: Every Penny Counted in the First World War
Every Penny Counted in the First World War
The contribution of St Albans to the war savings movement
Page link: SAHAAS Home Front display at St Albans Central Library
SAHAAS Home Front display at St Albans Central Library
Wednesday 19 October 2016, 10am to 5.30pm
Page link: 'My mansion in St Peter's' a talk in aid of the New Museum and Gallery project
'My mansion in St Peter's' a talk in aid of the New Museum and Gallery project
Thursday 13 October 2016 at 7.30pm; at Ivy House, St Peter's Street, St Albans
Page link: Welwyn Archaeological Society: change of speaker
Welwyn Archaeological Society: change of speaker
7.45pm, Friday 14 October 2016, United Reformed Church, Welwyn Garden City
Page link: Play reading: 'The Voices of Morebath'
Play reading: 'The Voices of Morebath'
St Michael's church, Saturday 1st October 2016
Page link: Our new book - 'St Albans: Life on the Home Front, 1914-1918'
Our new book - 'St Albans: Life on the Home Front, 1914-1918'
Join us for our launch event at Waterstones on Thursday evening, 15 September 2016
Page link: SAHAAS events for Heritage Open Days
SAHAAS events for Heritage Open Days
Thursday 8th - Sunday 18th September
Page link: First World War Conference: 'Voices of the Home Fronts'
First World War Conference: 'Voices of the Home Fronts'
Thursday 8th - Saturday 10th September 2016, at the National Archives, Kew
Page link: Conscientious Objection in the First World War - a free workshop
Conscientious Objection in the First World War - a free workshop
University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, 7 May 2016
Page link: St Albans: Life on the Home Front, 1914-1918
St Albans: Life on the Home Front, 1914-1918
The Society's new publication is now available
Page link: Enjoy St Albans weekend - Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 January 2016
Enjoy St Albans weekend - Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 January 2016
SAHAAS events in the Abbey and the Clock Tower
Page link: Society excursion to Wrotham Park
Society excursion to Wrotham Park
Thursday 5 November 2015
Page link: HALH Symposium: Railways in Hertfordshire - their effects on the county
HALH Symposium: Railways in Hertfordshire - their effects on the county
Saturday 21 November 2015 at the Memorial Hall, Wheathampstead
Page link: Book Sale in aid of the New Museum & Gallery Fund
Book Sale in aid of the New Museum & Gallery Fund
Saturday 24 October 2015 at the Old Town Hall, St Albans
Page link: Military Tribunals Workshop: A Window into Everyday Life on the Home Front
Military Tribunals Workshop: A Window into Everyday Life on the Home Front
University of Hertfordshire, Saturday 19 September 2015
Page link: List of medals awarded to local men & women on active service, 1914-18
List of medals awarded to local men & women on active service, 1914-18
Extracted from the 'St Albans Roll of Honour'
Page link: Feeding the City
Feeding the City
Reports of plum pudding gifts for men at the Front and food shortages at home in the First World War
Page link: Home Front Guardians
Home Front Guardians
The formation of the Volunteers Training Corps in St Albans during the First World War
Page link: St Albans people serving in the military in mid-1918
St Albans people serving in the military in mid-1918
A transcription of the city's Absent Voters List
Page link: SAHAAS Exhibition: The Development of St Albans, 1600-1914, as interpreted through Maps
SAHAAS Exhibition: The Development of St Albans, 1600-1914, as interpreted through Maps
Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 January 2015 in the Abbey's North Transept
Page link: Rallying Recruits
Rallying Recruits
Voluntary recruitment in St Albans, 1914-16
Page link: Obliging His Majesty
Obliging His Majesty
St Albans' 'Saturday Night Soldiers'
Page link: Soldiers Under Foot
Soldiers Under Foot
Billeting the 7000 soldiers who descended on St Albans in 1914
Page link: An industrious little city on the cusp of war
An industrious little city on the cusp of war
A picture of life in St Albans in 1914
Page link: Museum of St Albans: First World War Exhibition
Museum of St Albans: First World War Exhibition
13th June - 16th November 2014
Page link: Society Outing to Northampton
Society Outing to Northampton
Thursday 15th May 2014
Page link: SAHAAS First World War Home Front Conference
SAHAAS First World War Home Front Conference
Saturday 20th September 2014
Page link: Conference Programme
Conference Programme
SAHAAS Home Front Conference
Page link: SAHAAS Exhibition:
SAHAAS Exhibition: "St Albans c.1900: a Pictorial Showcase"
The weekend of the 25th & 26th January in the Abbey's North Transept
Page link: Parish Matters in St Albans in the First World War
Parish Matters in St Albans in the First World War
How two St Albans clergymen faced war-time challenges
Page link: Billeting, bills and brief goodbyes in the First World War
Billeting, bills and brief goodbyes in the First World War
Episodes from life in St Albans in the first year of the war
Page link: Herbert White of the Beds Regiment
Herbert White of the Beds Regiment
An unlikely St Albans poet
Page link: Sopwell House - from Tudor Shed to Luxury Hotel
Sopwell House - from Tudor Shed to Luxury Hotel
The house formerly known as New Barnes
Page link: SAHAAS War Memorials Matrix
SAHAAS War Memorials Matrix
The location of the memorials and information about those named on them
Page link: Birklands School in Wartime
Birklands School in Wartime
Life at a St Albans private girls' school during the First World War
Page link: A Confusion of Red Lions
A Confusion of Red Lions
Some thoughts about the Lower Red Lion in Fishpool Street
Page link: Magna Carta: 800th Anniversary in St Albans
Magna Carta: 800th Anniversary in St Albans
Progamme of events, June - August, 2013
Page link: SAHAAS Displays on the forthcoming Heritage Open Days
SAHAAS Displays on the forthcoming Heritage Open Days
Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th September, 2013
Page link: The Forty First World War Memorials in St Albans
The Forty First World War Memorials in St Albans
The location of the memorials and information about those named on them
Page link: Big Business in St Albans in 1914
Big Business in St Albans in 1914
Exhibiting much-needed diversity
Page link: Appealing against Conscription, 1915-18
Appealing against Conscription, 1915-18
The Tribunal process in St Albans
Page link: The St Albans First World War Home Front Project
The St Albans First World War Home Front Project
Researching the history of those who stayed behind
Page link: Dr Nathaniel Cotton
Dr Nathaniel Cotton
His contribution to 18th century mental health care
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"Shaw at Home" Conference
17th - 21st June, 2013, Ayot St Lawrence
Page link: A SAHAAS Outing to Bishops Stortford
A SAHAAS Outing to Bishops Stortford
Wednesday 19th June, 2013
Page link: William Longmire
William Longmire
The builder who links the Abbey, Prospect Road and Lincolns Inn
Page link: Enfield Archaeology Society
Enfield Archaeology Society
Lecture programme, January to May 2013
Page link: A Walk around Medieval St Albans
A Walk around Medieval St Albans
Led by Dr Peter Burley and Mike Elliott of the Battlefields Trust
Page link: Lecture: The Archaeology uncovered during the Cross Rail Tunnelling Project
Lecture: The Archaeology uncovered during the Cross Rail Tunnelling Project
David Sankey, Senior Archaeologist at the Museum of London
Page link: Victorian Society photographic exhibition - 'Saving a Century'
Victorian Society photographic exhibition - 'Saving a Century'
Luton Central Library, 3rd - 30th April, 2013
Page link: Celebrate Beech Bottom Dyke's Centenary
Celebrate Beech Bottom Dyke's Centenary
Sunday, 2nd June at 3pm
Page link: Walter Lawrance - the first Dean of St Albans
Walter Lawrance - the first Dean of St Albans
His pivotal role in the development of the Abbey
Page link: First Word War Army Remount Depots - Request for Information
First Word War Army Remount Depots - Request for Information
Remount Depots at Sopwell & St Albans
Page link: SAHAAS Buys the Earliest Known Photograph of St Albans
SAHAAS Buys the Earliest Known Photograph of St Albans
The Clock Tower and Market Place c.1855
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"Look! St Albans" Design Codes Report
Invitation to the Public Presentation
Page link: A visit to the Great Bed of Ware
A visit to the Great Bed of Ware
Thursday 14 March, 2013
Page link: New Museum of St Albans Exhibition - Folk in Focus
New Museum of St Albans Exhibition - Folk in Focus
An exhibition celebrating a century of folk music and dance in St Albans
Page link: SAHAAS Exhibition:
SAHAAS Exhibition: "St Albans: Seen & Unseen"
The weekend of the 26th & 27th January, in the Abbey's North Transept
Page link: The Enigmatic History of the Fighting Cocks
The Enigmatic History of the Fighting Cocks
The oldest pub in Britain?
Page link: 1900 - updated
1900 - updated
A Plan of the town of St Albans drawn by Benjamin Hare in 1634
Page link: 1853
1853
The Two Langleys
Page link: Googling the earth: online resources for discovering landscape archaeology
Googling the earth: online resources for discovering landscape archaeology
Online training course from University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education
Page link: A Victorian Gentlewoman with a Passion for Entomology
A Victorian Gentlewoman with a Passion for Entomology
Eleanor Anne Ormerod who lived for the final 14 years of her life on Holywell Hill
Page link: 1881
1881
A Brief Review of the Restoration Works since 1877 in St Albans Cathedral
Page link: 1848
1848
Description of the Roman Theatre of Verulam
Page link: 2013 Newsletters
2013 Newsletters
4 Issues
Page link: The Raynshawe Almshouses, Spicer Street
The Raynshawe Almshouses, Spicer Street
A 'home for honest poor persons'
Page link: The Woollam Family and their Silk Mills
The Woollam Family and their Silk Mills
Business and philanthropy in 19th century St Albans
Page link: The Revd Fowler's Plan of the Monastery Boundary
The Revd Fowler's Plan of the Monastery Boundary
Based on his excavations around the Abbey, 1875-76
Page link: A Scarlet Fever outbreak in St Albans, 1748
A Scarlet Fever outbreak in St Albans, 1748
The advice of Dr Nathaniel Cotton
Page link: 'Mapping St Albans' exhibition at the Museum of St Albans
'Mapping St Albans' exhibition at the Museum of St Albans
Reminder - finishes Sunday 6 January 2013
Page link: Brewers in St Albans in 1830
Brewers in St Albans in 1830
The Dominance of the Kinder & Searancke families
Page link: St Albans City Archive Catalogues - Transcription
St Albans City Archive Catalogues - Transcription
One of the most important primary sources for local research
Page link: 'St Albans in the early 1800s' exhibition
'St Albans in the early 1800s' exhibition
Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th September, 2012
Page link: St Albans Abbey archives
St Albans Abbey archives
Abbey catalogues and bibliography available here