Where does Robert Rinder visit in his episode of WDYTYA?

By Seth Burgess, 13 August 2018 - 4:13pm

Robert 'Judge' Rinder begins his journey in Poland before following the trail to Germany, the Lake District, London and Latvia. Discover the locations that he visited with this guide

Piotrkow
Piotrków in central Poland was Robert Rinder's first port of call (Credit: BBC)

Piotrków

Piotrków, where Robert meets historian Netanel Yecheili, whose family once owned the block where Robert's grandfather Morris Malenicky lived, is located in central Poland.
 

Buchenwald

The remains of Buchenwald, where Morris spent a week before being sent to Schlieben, serve as a memorial and museum.
 

Lake District

To learn more about the young survivors who came to Windermere, including Morris and his friend Harry Spiro, the Lake District Holocaust Project is an excellent source of information. 
 

Sandy Rows Synagogue

Historian Fern Riddell tells Robert about Israel's war record at the Sandys Row Synagogue in Spitalfields.
 

Friern Barnet Hospital

You can learn about the history of Friern Barnet Hospital, where Israel spent so many years of his life, at this website.
 

State Historical Archives in Riga, Latvia

Visit this website to find out about official archives held in Latvia.
 

Talsi Regional Museum

The Talsi Regional Museum, where Robert learns about events in 1905, is housed in a manor house that was once home to a local aristocrat. 

 

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