LISTEN: Dealing with Deeds: the Hidden Bucks Project

Martin Deacon joined Bedfordshire County Council as a records management assistant in 1990, qualifying as an archivist in 1994. He joined Buckinghamshire Archives on a temporary contract in 2018 cataloguing the Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society collection.

In his podcast, Hidden Bucks, Martin discusses the fascinating titbits found in local deeds which shed light on the day-to-day lives of our ancestors. Searching a collection that spans from the 12th century up to the Second World War, Martin has uncovered tales ranging from local riots to local royalty…

Buckinghamshire Record Society
Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society
Buckinghamshire Archives

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