It was a privilege to be asked to lead a session of #HouseHistoryHour on Twitter on Jan 13th. This is an hour where a group of house historians lead a discussion on a topic related to an aspect of house history, and last week Springhill House was presented as a worked example of a house history.

#HouseHistoryHour is rapidly paced. I was well advised to prepare and schedule Tweets in advance to be published at regular intervals throughout the hour, leaving me free to respond to comments and questions as they arose.

The 1921 census had been released the week previously so inevitably there was a side-conversation with people sharing tips and findings. That's fine.

In the end it was great fun and the time passed very quickly. The conversation is summarised in their 'Moments':

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