This page contains unpublished essays, primary sources and books produced by WHN members, and links to other materials by members already published on the web.

Synopses of papers delivered at the West of England and South Wales Women’s History Network Spring Study Day Study Day 21 March 2015: WOMEN IN WILTSHIRE HISTORY: Sources at the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

Dr Virginia Bainbridge, Manorial Documents Register Project Officer, Wiltshire & Swindon Archives
Women in country life: evidence from manorial records & other sources

Alexandra McConnell, Archivist, Wiltshire & Swindon Archives
Women in the Lacock archives

Claire Skinner, Principal Archivist, Wiltshire & Swindon Archives
An extraordinary Wiltshire woman; Mary Petrie Bruce

Synopses of papers delivered at the West of England and South Wales Women’s History Network Autumn Study Day, ‘Writing Women’s Lives: Historians and Autobiography’, Saturday 15 November 2014

Wendy Cooper,
Annie Kenney and her Memories of a Militant – “Simply an account of events that are engraved on my heart”

Ruth Skrine,
Fertility and Sexuality in the 20th century: snapshots from the life of a medical woman

Katherine Holden
Finding the nanny in autobiographical narratives and childhood memoirs

Essays and Articles

Essay by Gill James, PhD student, University of the West of England
The Bristol Female Mission Society, 1859-1884: Prevention or Cure?

Resources for the above essay
Preventative Branch committee 1874     
Founding Committee 1855  
Rescue Branch Committee 1879     
Rules of the Home

Essay by Christine Crabbe, PhD student,  University of the West of England
Women and temperance reform in Bristol 1853-1910 

Article by Professor June Hannam,  University of the West of England
Suffragette Photographs,  Regional Historian, Issue 8, Winter 2002

Books

Members discount on Kath Holden’s book The Shadow of Marriage: Singleness in England 1914-1960.  Read a review.

To claim the discount email Katherine.Holden@nulluwe.ac.uk for membership confirmation and quote Ref DO88 to the publisher