In the first of two illustrated talks, ‘Working Class History from Below’, the lives of ordinary women who lived in English port cities such as Bristol during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries will be examined. Key issues to be covered are social constraints, political prejudice and economic burdens. Drawing on extraordinary examples, and with an emphasis on recorded events, we will go back in time and explore how working class families survived and managed their lives during the great age of sail.
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Course Dates 2018 – 2019
These courses take place at Stoke Lodge
Tuesday 1pm – 3 pm Rosemary Caldicott
- 1 session on 30 April £14 / £8 WSAW
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Tutor – Rosemary Caldicott
Subject: Family History Research
I gained a further education teaching qualification following my masters degree and have taught extensively as a university lecturer in history and research.
I specialise in social family history having a key interest in workhouse records, and exploring how the concept of the family unit has changed throughout modern history. I am a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and associate member of the Regional History Centre, affiliated to the University of the West of England.
I have had various articles and recently two books published, ‘The Life and Death of Hannah Wiltshire. A Case Study of Bedminster Union Workhouse and Victorian Social Attitudes on Epilepsy’ (2016), and ‘Lady Blackshirts – The Perils of Perception. Suffragettes who became Fascists’ (2017).
I look forward to welcoming you to discover your unique family history!
Rosemary Caldicott BA MSc
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Subject: Family History Research I gained a further education teaching qualification following my masters degree and have taught extensively as a university lecturer in history and research. I specialise in social family history having a key interest in workhouse records, and exploring how the concept of the family unit has changed throughout modern history. I […]