World War Heroes – Ettie Rout and the New Zealand Volunteer Sisterhood

Ettie Annie Rout (24 February 1877 – 17 September 1936) of New Zealand founded a volunteer nursing group, the New Zealand Volunteer Sisterhood, in 1915. Forty of them walked into the newly created Defence Department’s training facility, Trentham Camp in Upper Hutt near Wellington, despite protests from the military bureaucracy. Five to seven thousand soldiers… Read More World War Heroes – Ettie Rout and the New Zealand Volunteer Sisterhood

Q and A with Joe and Liam from Beyond the Point

Beyond the Point is an organisation which looks to ‘unearth, explore and enlighten’ its users about the ‘overlooked structural heritage in Essex, London and Beyond. Its creators Joe and Liam have had an interest in history since year three and between them a wealth of knowledge, expertise and passion which has led to their website… Read More Q and A with Joe and Liam from Beyond the Point