Greenwich Lives

Greenwich Lives Family History event, 28 September 2008Now that the Beijing Olympics has drawn to a close, it’s time to start looking ahead to the exciting prospect of the 2012 games in London. This weekend (26-28 September) sees the launch of the four year Cultural Olympiad. As Greenwich is a host borough…

Archive Journeys in February

Some of you may have read previous posts here about our Archive Journeys sessions but might be a bit unsure of what they actually are. Well, Archive Journeys are a great way for Museum visitors and Library users to see some of our collections at first hand. They’re short informal…

Last chance to see transatlantic slave trade display

Did you know that there is a small display case in the Library? It is very easy to walk straight past the case on your way to the desk without stopping to take a look at what is inside. As the current display will soon be changing, this seems a…

The Susannah Middleton collection

I have recently completed a project to catalogue the Susannah Middleton collection. The collection is made up of 55 neatly-written letters sent by Susannah Middleton to her sister Miss Marion Leake, during her residency at Gibraltar from 1805 to 1808. Susannah’s husband of three years Captain Robert Gambier Middleton had…