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  There are 34 quizzes and 340 trivia questions in this category.
Take this hour's trivia quiz: British Local History - Mixed Questions

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folder History of London and Environs (9 quizzes, 1 new)
1
The History of Portsmouth

The history of the city of Portsmouth on England's south coast dates back over 800 years and is inextricably linked to that of the Royal Navy. Let's see how much you know...
Average (10 qns)
Fifiona81
Sep 09 16
153 plays
2
The Witches of Pendle

A quiz about the Pendle witches of Lancashire, England.
Tough (10 qns)
simon_templar
825 plays
3
Historic Hastings

Every Brit knows about the Battle of Hastings, but the town has also made a few other contributions to British history. This quiz calls for a general knowledge of British history and life rather than a detailed knowledge of Hastings.
Tough (10 qns)
TabbyTom
1209 plays
4
The Rebecca Riots - A Welsh Revolt

Throughout history the Welsh have often been a pretty unruly lot. (Don't write in - I'm of Welsh descent). Find out about the nineteenth century Rebecca Riots which took place in west Wales. What sparked the protests and what did they achieve?
Tough (10 qns)
Mutchisman
312 plays
5
A Brief History of Weymouth and Portland

This quiz takes a look at my home town of Weymouth which lies on the sunny southern coast of England. There is more to Weymouth than amusement arcades, sticks of rock and silly hats!
Average (15 qns)
SisterSeagull
123 plays
6
Norwich

These questions cover a wide time span and not 'bunched' round any one period. They are about Norwich, England - not any of the other 18 or so places called Norwich in other English-speaking countries.
Tough (10 qns)
bloomsby
483 plays
7
Lancaster Then and Now

Lancaster, Lancashire is one of the oldest cities in England. All of the questions in this quiz relate to Lancaster in some way.
Tough (10 qns)
NormanW5
210 plays
8
Lytham Through the Ages

I live in a small town called Lytham St Annes. It's made up of two towns, Lytham and St Annes. Here are a few questions about the town of Lytham. I'll write a separate quiz about St Annes.
Tough (10 qns)
mikew41
294 plays
9
Winchester Cathedral

A look at the history of Winchster Cathedral, Winchester Castle and Winchester itself.
Average (10 qns)
StarStruck60
2739 plays
10
Isle of Wight: Historical Tour

Here's a look at some of the interesting things that have happened on this small island over the years.
Average (10 qns)
karlyn2
393 plays
11
The Pre-Historic Monuments of Britain

Britain is littered with the remains of prehistoric cultures. Most people will recognise Stonehenge but the story does not end there - come and have a look.
Average (10 qns)
colpeakbagger
519 plays
12
Walking with Hartlepudlians

The site of my home town of Hartlepool, in North East England, has been settled since the Stone Age. Sinners and saints, kings and knaves have all made their mark since then ...
Tough (10 qns)
Rowena8482
258 plays
13
Leeds

This quiz is about some of the history of my birthplace, the City of Leeds, West Yorkshire.
Average (10 qns)
demurechicky
423 plays
14
Somerset's Place in History

Somerset is one of the most varied and historic counties in England. This quiz invites you to explore some of that history.
Average (10 qns)
tartandisco
258 plays
15
Liverpool First

I wanted to prove there's more to my home town than two great football clubs, the Beatles and "a statue exceedingly bare".
Average (10 qns)
skumma
567 plays
16
Newcastle upon Tyne

Ten questions on the history of Newcastle Upon Tyne from the Normans to the 21st century.
Average (10 qns)
rockydog
816 plays
17
Southend-on-Sea

Southend-on-Sea in Essex is a veritable riviera, full of history and fun.
Tough (10 qns)
booboo11
432 plays
18
History of Swindon

This quiz is about my old home town. If you live there or have anything to do with the town, I hope you find it interesting!
Tough (10 qns)
philipgrae
213 plays
19
History of Lincoln, England

Lincoln is a beautiful city in the English East Midlands. Let's see how much you know about it.
Tough (10 qns)
lincolnshep
738 plays
20
Colchester

Colchester is a town in East Anglia. It has an interesting history, so I made a quiz on it!
Average (10 qns)
GreenGal
285 plays
21
Derby Through the Ages

A quiz about Derby through the ages from the Saxons to the 20th century.
Average (10 qns)
anjo41
273 plays
22
Old Derby and Derbyshire

A quiz about Old Derby and Derbyshire.
Average (10 qns)
anjo41
306 plays
23
Victorian Derby

Victorian Derby is set in and around Derby between 1837 and 1901.
Tough (10 qns)
anjo41
285 plays
24
Suburbs of Derby : 2

As Derby expanded the population moved out into the suburbs and with it the history of Derby expanded along with it.
Tough (10 qns)
anjo41
267 plays
25
Suburbs of Derby

As Derby expanded the population moved out into the suburbs and with it the history of Derby expanded along with it.
Average (10 qns)
anjo41
291 plays
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