I'm a retired teacher living and studying in Hertfordshire. Much of my
personal research is based on my hobby of family history research. As my
family were from Manchester, researching is difficult.
|The History of Girls' Education in Manchester 1850-1980s. I have two
projects that can currently be classed as 'works-in-progress'.
I have recently begun collaborative work with the ex-Head of my old
girls' school - founded in the early 1850s. An interest in the early
education of girls is central to this work.|
|Artisans in the Ancoats area with particular reference to the Social
Surveys of the early 1800s.|
|I have recently graduated from the Open University, finishing my
degree with the Fourth Level Research Course on Charles Booth.|
This resulted in the broadening of my family history research to
investigate the social conditions of artisans in the Ancoats area of
16 Jan 2013