Volume 1 Issue 5 May 1951

W.H. Chaloner considers the life and times of one of Georgian England's foremost industrial figures.

Michael Howard introduces the most popular historian in Victorian England.

On its centenary, Maurice Powicke traced the history of the Lanchashire educational establishment.

Doreen  & Geoffrey Agnew relate the tale of Lawrence's Waterloo Collection, his tour of Europe, and portraits of contemporary political heavyweights

W.G. Hoskins pays an historical visit to Exeter.

D.H. Pennington on the man chiefly responsible for passing the Reform Act.

Christopher Sykes on an influential, eventful - though entirely fictional - parliamentary career.

C.H.N. Routh records the travels and travails of the Boer pioneers