History Detectives – discover your local history
Warwickshire County Record Office, Warwick
Investigate original documents at Warwickshire County Record Office and tour the strongrooms where they are stored. A mixed collection of documents are available to be examined allowing for different learning styles and abilities. This includes:
Documents will allow you to discuss how your local area has developed and changed over time. The majority of the documents come from the Victorian period with a few from earlier periods. Pupils are given guidance on handling the documents and short exercises to help them learn to look and see the details in the source material.
You are encouraged to bring your own class camera to record details from your favourite documents to use back in the classroom.
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