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WW1 researchers' appeal launched in Staffordshire

By Uttoxeter Post and Times  |  Posted: August 17, 2014

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STAFFORDSHIRE Archives is appealing for budding Uttoxeter researchers in going through 20,000 WWI documents.

Recently-discovered files which show the outcomes of thousands of appeals against conscription have been unearthed.

Heritage lottery money is being used to help digitise 15,000 of the documents, many of which will be of interest to historians and genealogists.

The reports tell the personal tales of men whose cases were heard at Staffordshire Magistrates Court.

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