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Researching Parliament as a court of law: Westminster and Dublin, 1603 – c. 1730. A guest blog by Dr Coleman A. Dennehy

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For the last two years I have been working on an Irish Research Council Marie Skłodowska-Curie Elevate project entitled ‘Competing jurisdictions: appellate justice in the Dublin and Westminster parliaments, 1603 – c. 1730. The project is an attempt to understand …

Photographing Stone, digitising the Benjamin Stone photographs

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The latest digitisation project completed at the Parliamentary Archives is a collection of photographs originally taken by the MP and photographer, Benjamin Stone. The original photographs date from between 1897 and 1911 and are of the rooms which make up …

Barry and Pugin: New light on an old controversy

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Caroline Shenton writes: It is always exciting when long-lost archives come to light, never more so than last year when the Parliamentary Archives acquired a small but significant collection of personal papers from some descendants of Sir Charles Barry, architect …