Celebrating 1 Year of History Indoors!

This week marks the celebration of the 1st Birthday of History Indoors. It seems only yesterday that Michael kicked...

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Quakers and Moral Treatment

William Tuke (1732 – 1822) was one of the pioneers of mental health treatment in the UK in the...

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Should local artefacts be preserved in local museums?

Ah, the museum. To some, an afternoon in one is worse than watching paint dry. For many a history...

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From Castle on the Hill, to Asylum in the ‘hood

Originally, Psychiatric Asylums were built in quiet, rural locations, set within acres of grounds. This was so as to...

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