Research Area

Part of our exhibition this year is our research area.  We have gathered all our files together, indexed them, and provided a seating area where our visitors can sit and look through the various folders we have produced over the years.  Some are ‘work in progress’ and are added to regularly. 

The subjects listed below are some that are available:

  • Blizzard 1916
  • Brownies / Girl Guides
  • Council housing
  • Dairymen
  • Demolition
  • Edwardian Rushden
  • Fires in Rushden
  • H E Bates
  • Health and Welfare
  • Marriotts & employees memories
  • Moor Road Youth Club
  • Operatic Society
  • Police
  • Post Office / Postal service
  • Royal Welsh Fusiliers
  • Schools
  • School Admissions Registers
    • South End School Admissions 1870 – 1924
    • Alfred Street School Admissions 1881 - 1922
  • Shoe factories
  • Shops
  • Sport
    • Football
    • Cricket
    • Cycling
    • Fishing
    • Bowls
    • Tennis
    • Swimming
    • Hockey
    • Gymnastics
    • Darts
    • Wrestling
  • Utilities
    • Gas
    • Water
  • World War I
  • World War II

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