mercuryarchives

Profile image for Lichfield Mercury

By Lichfield Mercury | Thursday, May 19, 2011, 09:20

PAGES FROM THE PAST: The Mercury archives stretch back more than 100 years and for anyone interested in local history, each edition is a fascinating resource. News stories, pictures, announcements and adverts give a flavour of the period and our volumes are a record of how the city has evolved.

The extracts featured here are from the Mercury dated June 5, 1936.

They include a report of that year's Lichfield Bower and a Chasetown wedding and a picture of a man reading the Mercury in India, which is reminiscent of our 'Mad About the Mercury' competition.

More extracts from the Mercury archives will be published next week. They can be viewed at the public records office at Lichfield Library in The Friary.

      

Comments

       
max 4000 characters
        
   

Latest Stories in Lichfield

       
      

Local Vouchers

       
  • 15 % OFF Spring Flowering Bulbs!

    Florascape Garden Centre

    Claim 15 % OFF ALL spring flowering Pre Packed bulbs with this voucher. Choose from daffodils, tulips, crocus and much more. Plant now for a riot of colour next Spring!

    Terms: Discount only applies to full priced packed bulbs.
    No other discount applies and multi buys are also exempt from this discount. Voucher must be presented

    Contact: 01827219963

    Valid until: Saturday, September 27 2014

     
  • 1/2 price private martial arts tuition

    Midland Kung Fu Schools

    Get a private one to one lesson at half the normal price for a limited time at our fully equipped HQ

    Terms: one voucher per customer.

    Contact: 07581 037151

    Valid until: Tuesday, September 30 2014

     
   

Search for...

       
        
Min price is bigger than Max price
        
Min price is bigger than Max price
        
Min rent is bigger than Max rent