People and Places of the Past

About Us

Adrian Waite has had a lifelong passion for medieval history that he has pursued in various ways.

As well as creating this website he:

  • Has written books on Medieval History - to find out more click here
  • Has spoken to numerous historical, archaeological and other societies on various historical subjects
  • Has made historical presentations at Schools and Museums
  • Is a member of the committee of the Appleby Archaeology Group
  • Was a founder member of the Red Wyvern Society - Britain’s leading medieval re-enactment society - to find out more click here
  • Is a Towton Battlefield Society guide
  • Is a member of the National Trust, Historic Scotland, Ancient Monuments Society, Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, Council for British Archaeology, Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, Castle Studies Group, Medieval Settlement Research Group, Battlefields Trust, Towton Battlefield Society, Richard III Society, Appleby Archaeological Society, Society for Medieval Archaeology.
  • Has worked with Local Authorities as an Accountant supporting museums services including the Tyne & Wear Museums Service, Staffordshire County Museum service (Shugborough) and the Beacon Heritage Centre at Whitehaven.

Contact Info

If you would like any further information you can contact Adrian Waite by:

  • Email:
  • Phone: 017683 51498
  • Mobile: 07502-142658
  • Twitter: @AdrianWaite
  • Post: AWICS, PO Box 17, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria, CA16 6YL.

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