How children and teenagers who committed crimes were treated in the Victorian era.
This learning pack gives a taste of some of the resources that Dorset History Centre has about the British Empire and locations outside of the United Kingdom.
Archives from of a variety of sources, from Parish and Borough records to family and estate records.
Imagining the Past - conversation prompts for those affected by mild to moderate dementia and their carers.
A selection of subtopics related to activity on the high seas around Dorset.
We hold documents relating to the ownership of slaves in the Caribbean, often in the collections donated by families, such as the Pitt-Rivers collection.
Although many of the personal records from WWI were destroyed in the blitz, many smaller collections survived, often from more rural areas.
World War 2 documents can give a fascinating view into Dorset's modern history, and come in a range of media, from large posters to personal letters.