History, University of Nottingham
DTP Partner: Nottingham Museums and Galleries, Andy King, Registrar. Examination of the post-1650 history of Wollaton Hall, Park, wider estate, owners and assocates, with investigation of the site’s relationship with the nearby county town of Nottingham and environs. Main source of evidence: Middleton Collection at MSSC, UoN, also archaeological data.
2018 Animal History Group Conference, KCL: The "oat-powered engine" and its urban infrastructure 1820-1920
2017 Talk given to Retford Civic Society: Retford Town Hall building history
2017 Talk given to IHBC NW Branch (Manchester): Horse transport & the urban built environment 1820-1920
Worksop Manor Lodge (c1595) and other buildings connected to the Earls of Shrewsbury in North Nottinghamshire & South Yorkshire.
The history of Shireoaks Hall (c1615), Nottinghamshire, in particular, Sir Thomas Hewett (1656-1726), Surveyor-General of the Royal Works and gentleman-architect.
19th-century horse transport buildings in urban areas, case study of Worksop, Nottinghamshire.
Reftord Town Hall (1867) building history.
Royal Historical Society PG member, SAHGB, Georgian Group, Ancient Monuments Society, The Thoroton Society, Nottinghamshire Local History Society, Wolfson College, Cambridge.
I am a building and historic site historian who concentrates on 'people and place'. MSt Building History (University of Cambridge), MA Heritage Education (Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln). I previously worked for the National Trust for 11 years.