Martin Deacon

Martin Deacon History Festival speaker

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…