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The Battle of Waterloo had a huge influence on British history – and British pub names! There are dozens of pubs in the UK with names relating to the Battle of Waterloo, Wellington and Napoleon. Find your local with our new map.

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Descendants: Julian and Ben Parker

Julian and Ben Parker, a father and son duo on site have a very tangible link to the battle of Waterloo. Julian, an ex army captain grew up in the military, as his dad was a Colonel in the army as well. Ans it turned out, there were more military men in the family’s history. In 2015, Julian’s family discovered …

Descendants: Battlefield Tour

At Waterloo Uncovered, we often get visitors whose ancestors fought in the battle. Last Friday, we were visited by a group who toured the battlefield and came to see us at our dig at Hougoumont. Here are their stories: Francis Seymour is a descendant of Captain Horace Beauchamp Seymour, who was on Lord Uxbridge’s staff. Luke Ponsonby is descended from …

WU People: Sam Wilson

Sam Alexander Wilson (30) is a professional archaeologist from Basingstoke. He’s been part of the Waterloo Uncovered team right from the start, and  has seen how much impact it can make a person -for the good.  For Sam, it’s his fourth year on the dig as a supervisor. This year has been quite a different experience. “For the first time, we …