Welcome to the website of the Historic House Archivists Group. Established in 1986, the group was formed by archivists responsible for looking after the historical records of private historic family homes. There are currently more than 50 members of the group, working at a variety of Estates including Chatsworth, Blenheim Palace, Alnwick, Castle Howard, Inveraray Castle and Longleat.
Image: Aerial view of Bryanston House, c.1980. Photo copyright Sue Sieger The Portman family were one of the most influential families in Somerset and Dorset from the 16th to the 20th centuries, and their estates made them among the largest landowners. The book is 192 pages long, with well over 100 illustrations, a detailed family tree and plans showing…
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Image used with kind permission of His Grace the Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle
The first Tudor Garden on this site was thought to have been constructed on the orders of Thomas Seymour, brother of Henry VIII’s third wife Jane Seymour. He was created Baron Seymour of Sudeley in 1547… Read more