The Regional Historian

The journal of the Regional History Centre at UWE.


The Journal

Since 1997, The Regional History Centre at UWE has published new histories of South West England. Starting as a newsletter, and now as an annual yearbook, the Regional Historian presents new research from academics, students and public scholars about Bristol and the region.


Accessing our archives

You can browse or search past editions of The Regional Historian by subject or keyword. Or sample content on the Shorts page. Just click on the title to view the full abstract and article content.

To view or download articles in full, you will need to become an Associate Member of the Regional History Centre.

Membership is £10 a year. In addition to full access to the the Regional Historian archives, you will receive our latest editions in print, as well as special member offers for Regional History Centre events.

You can join us here.


The Regional History Centre would like to thank the following contributors for their support in creating this web archive.

UWE Bristol Undergraduate Internship Scheme

Matthew Hallows, UWE History Undergraduate and Summer Intern (2019)

Holly John, UWE History Undergraduate and Summer Intern (2020)

Nick at Radiate Ideas


Web editor – Rose Wallis, Associate Director, RHC