Volunteer for the Bedfordshire Community Archives Project
Bedfordshire Community Archives
Project is looking for history enthusiasts who’d like to volunteer
their time for an exciting project researching the history of our
The Community Archive is an online resource
providing introductions to the history of local towns and villages.
The thousands of pages added since the project launched nine years
ago include descriptions of the local archaeology and landscape; as
well as short histories of churches, pubs, schools and buildings.
There is still a long way to go before every community in
Bedfordshire is represented online, and you can help.
Volunteers are invited to use their time and
skills to support the Bedfordshire Community Archives Project in
documenting the history of Bedfordshire by researching and writing
one or more webpages for the project. In return for your time you
get the chance to learn archival research skills with professional
support and guidance; as well as access to a range of primary and
No previous experience is necessary. Full
training and support will be provided; and volunteers are welcome
to participate on their own or in a group. You can contribute as
much or as little as you’d like; write one page or write fifty,
it’s up to you!
If you are interested in helping please some
along to a meeting at Bedfordshire Archives (Riverside Building,
Borough Hall) on Thursday 22nd September at either 10am
or 2pm to find out more. For more information or to confirm your
place please call 01234 228 833 or email email@example.com.
To learn more about the Bedfordshire Archives
visit their webpage