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Branch Awayday


This year's Awayday will take us to Richmond in North Yorkshire to visit the Green Howards Regimental Museum and Richmond Castle. Although the cells where the 'Richmond 16' (Conscientious Objectors) were held - and the graffiti they left behind - are closed for restoration, there are display boards charting the trials and tribulations of these men.…

'Conscientious Objectors' with Steve Erskine


Steve Erskine will be giving a presentation on conscientious objectors. Steve Erskine is a local historian of some note. He is an assistant curator of the Green Howards Museum. Richmond Castle was used as a prison for conscientious objectors. Owned by English Heritage the cells are on rare occasions open to the public. The cells contain graffiti …

'Conscientious Objectors, S.Staffs & Black Country 1916- 1918' with Gerry Barton


The Military Service Act 1916 introduced conscription for the first time and provided an appeal process for those claiming exemption.  In 1921, the Government ordered the appeal tribunal papers to be destroyed, but in 2014, large quantities were found in the Stafford Record Office.  This talk is based on our book Who Does Want To Kill Anyone?, wr…