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Obituary: Mrs Philippa Southall

It is with great sadness that we record the passing of the Waterwork Museum’s President, Philippa Helen Southall, who died in her sleep on 14th May 2017, aged 92 years. When the Waterworks Museum was founded in 1974, by her husband Stephen Southall, Philippa stood physically and metaphorically by his side and she has continued…
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Herefordshire Family History Society

Have you hit a brick will in researching your family history? Why not come long to the Waterworks Museum on Bank Holiday Monday (1st May 2017) to see if members of the Herefordshire Family History Society can help?  Whist specialising in researching Herefordshire family history, society members can provide general help and advice for anyone…
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EASTER – FREE ACCESS FOR DISABLED VISITORS

The Waterworks Museum - Hereford was not able to open in March in support of Disabled Access Day, so instead we are offering free access to qualifying visitors on Easter Day and Easter Monday (Sunday 16 / 17 April 2017). The Museum, which will be open between 12.00pm and 4.00pm, will have all engines operating…
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Women in WW2

Each year the Waterworks Museum receives a number of interesting requests for information to support personal or academic research.In September 2016, Abigail Crowther, a post graduate student at Ruskin College, Cambridge, came to to the Museum to interview Emeritus Chairman, Dr. Noel Meeke, about the role of women at the Rotherwas Munitions Factory, and to…
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