I have written features on a range of subjects including history, management, education, child welfare, the voluntary sector and IT. I have reviewed books, products and educational software. These are some of the journals, magazines and websites which have published my work.
Discover your Ancestors January 2020, Graffiti
Discover your Ancestors November 2019, Thorncliffe Colliery Riot 1870
Discover your Ancestors August 2019, Old Age Pensions
Discover your Ancestors March 2019, Pillar and Post Boxes
Lancashire Evening Post 27th February 2019. Grim twilight world of the women who worked county’s coal mines
Discover your Ancestors December 2018. Crowning Glory or Devil's Mark?
The National Portrait Gallery October 2018. The Life of Arthur Shirley
Discover your Ancestors September 2018. The Great Turf Frauds
Discover your Ancestors July 2018. Huskar - An Unusual Mining Tragedy
Discover your Ancestors February 2018. Vinegar Valentines
Discover your Ancestors October 2017. The Trial of the Century
Discover your Ancestors August 2017. What's in a Name?
Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine, September 2017. How to Set Up a Specialist Website
Your Family History, July 2017. Out of the Doll's House - Women in Public Life
Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine, March 2017. Find your family in the news - Read All About It!
Guest Post for No More Wriggling out of Writing on 26th April 2016, How old newspapers can aid historical research
Guest Post for the Newsroom Blog at the British Library on 14th April 2016, Using Old Newspapers
Guest Post for Victorian Supersleuths, Fraudulent News Stories
Guest Post for Madame Gilflurt's Georgian Salon, Breach of Promise in the Georgian Era
Guest Post for Victorian Supersleuths, The Suspicions of Miss Agnes Josling
Historical Honey (Blog), Breach of Promise to Marry: A Disturbing Case
The British Newspaper Archive, Breach of Promise in local & national newspapers.
Visit Victorian England (Blog), The Perils of Breach of Promise
Discover Your History May 2014, Wounded in the Crimea
Discover Your History March 2014, Breach of Promise to Marry
Historical Honey (Blog), But you said we were to marry
Daily Express, Revenge of the Jilted Women, 24th February 2014
Gill Hoff's website, What connects the Sinking of RMS Tayleur and Breach of Promise to Marry?
The British Newspaper Archive. A Yorkshire mining tragedy
Victorian Supersleuths, A Victorian Law where crime could pay
Jane Austen's Regency World, January / February 2014. The Scandal of being caught up in a Breach of Promise of Marriage case
Memories of Barnsley Winter 2012, Barnsley's Forgotten Heroines. Read the text here
BBC History October 2012, The Scandal of Female Miners
Writing Women's History Blog, The Truth about Britain's Female Coal Miners
Your Family History February 2011, Lasses Down t' Pit. Read the text here
Your Family Tree
Management in the 'Not-for-Profit' Sector
Economics, Medicines and Health
Managing Schools Today
Times Educational Supplement, including:-
Home and School
Parents and Computers
PTA (Formerly Home and School)
Times Educational Supplement