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Historiography is the study of the methods of historians in developing history as an academic discipline

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The Jackson Papers Revisited

Many of you will have heard of the The Jackson Papers and we have previously published articles about them and how HAFS worked to acquire a microfilm copy of at least some of them.  As previously reported, we have recently had the microfilm converted into a digital copy taking up many cd’s.  By way of […]

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HAFS Resources

Members may not be aware that we have a significant volume of printed resources available for members’ use and research, housed at Tyrrell’s Vineyard, Pokolbin in an area of the Winery which HAFS is able to use for this purpose, thanks to the Tyrrell Family’s generosity.  Apart from books and other written and visual materials, […]

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Acquiring the Jackson Papers

The Research Papers of Canon JE Jackson MA, FSA (relating to the Hungerford Family) Canon John Edward Jackson (1805-1891) was a renowned English Historian and antiquary. He was trained for ordination and appointed as Curate of Farleigh Hungerford in 1834.  From his studies in local history, he developed an interest in the Hungerford Family which […]

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The Saga of Heritage

by Dr Thomas Hungerford OBE (Patron of the Society) (Originally published in Journal Vol. 1 No. 1 – May 1991) Sir Walter Scott said: Breathes there a man with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said This is my own, my native land? Land or heritage or something passed down from preceding generations; […]

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