Who’s Who in Women’s Historical Fiction

Women’s historical fiction covers the works of Jane Austen, the Brontës, Margaret Mitchell, Catherine Cookson and Georgette Heyer, amongst … [Read more...]

Tracing Your Servant Ancestors

While there are popular and academic books on servants and domestic service, as well as television dramas and documentaries, little attention has been … [Read more...]

The Real Jim Hawkins – Ships Boys in the Georgian Navy

Generations of readers have enjoyed the adventures of Jim Hawkins, the young protagonist and narrator in Robert Louis Stevensons Treasure Island, but … [Read more...]