About the Trust

The Victoria County History Trust is a registered charity, in England and Wales, no. 1043526. It was established by the late Professor Christopher Elrington, General Editor of the VCH (1977–1994) following his retirement. This independent charity supports the writing of the VCH’s famous series of Red Books.

Funds for active counties without their own trust or appeal, such as Middlesex, are held by the Victoria County History Trust. The Trust can also fund new work in counties where work has already been completed or has stalled. In several counties, VCH histories were completed many years ago and would benefit from updating, in others only a few VCH volumes have ever been published.

If you would like to help VCH continue or start new work in as many counties as possible, please consider donating to the Victoria County History Trust.

To contact the Trust, either write C/O Victoria County History, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street, University of London, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU or email David Lewis, the VCH Trust Treasurer.