rhododendrons
BBC Radio 4 Analysis, ‘what’s the point of street protest?’
East London primary sources
The Cuckoo Cage at Womad 2022
MERL OSS lantern slide exhibition now online
Frow lecture at the WCML: trespass and enclosure
Histories of privacy
Pavements bibliography
review of Stevenage for Tribune
new: Dan Snow’s HistoryHit podcast on ‘enclosures’
1949
Mar
8

1949

1949 national parks act

1949 National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/Geo6/12-13-14/97            See Gavin Parker &Neil Ravenscroft, ‘Benevolence, nationalism and hegemony: fifty years of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949′, Leisure Studies, 18: 4 (1999) https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/026143699374871 

1939
Mar
8

1939

1939 Access to the Mountains Act https://api.parliament.uk/historic-hansard/lords/1939/jun/06/access-to-mountains-bill#S5LV0113P0_19390606_HOL_261         See John Sheail, ‘The Acc ss to Mountains Act 1939: An Essay in Compromise’, Rural History, 21: 1 (2010) https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/rural-history/article/abs/access-to-mountains-act-1939-an-essay-in-compromise/92897BD29886BB4AA9E02C4F9E7CDAA8  

1906
Jan
20

1906

1906 open spaces act

1906 Open Spaces Act http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/Edw7/6/25

1888
Mar
8

1888

1888 Footpaths and Roadsides Wastes bill https://api.parliament.uk/historic-hansard/commons/1888/may/04/footpaths-and-roadside-wastes-bill             https://www.oss.org.uk/about-us/our-history/saving-open-spaces-preserving-public-paths/  

1887
Jan
23

1887

open spaces act 1887

1887 Open Spaces Act http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/Vict/50-51/32/contents/enacted  

1884
Jan
23

1884

disused burial grounds act

1884 Disused Burial Grounds Act https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/Vict/47-48/72/contents

1882
Jan
20

1882

Metropolitan Public Garden Boulevard and Playground Association formed http://www.mpga.org.uk/ https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/london-metropolitan-archives/visitor-information/Documents/56-records-of-gardening-and-parks-and-open-spaces-in-london-metropolitan-archives.pdf        

1881
Jan
23

1881

Metropolitan Open Spaces Act enabled grounds to be transferred to local authorities for use as a public garden debate in parliament – https://api.parliament.uk/historic-hansard/lords/1906/jul/30/open-spaces-bill    

1880
Jan
20

1880

Committee for Securing Open Spaces formed    

1878
Apr
23

1878

Corporation of London (Open Spaces) Act 1878