Articles

Methodology: Documenting and researching history

Bristol Record Office
Rob Petre and Richard Burley

An introduction to the handwriting of historic English documents
Rob Petre

The Creation of a Database Using the 1851 Census Enumerators' Books for Nailsea, Somerset
Keith Ramsey

Visualising the City
Steve Poole

Routes into Women's History
Heloise Brown

Quantitative analysis, numerical data and local history
Peter Wardley

 

Buildings, places and people

An Architectural History of Bristol 1000 - 2000 AD
Mark Steel

Berkeley 1851-1881 A comparative Study
Charles Hall

On The Road 19th Century 'Commercial Travellers' In Bristol and Bath, 1828 - 1830
Eunice Shannahan

Women and Property in Early Tudor Bristol
Peter Fleming

Bristol and the Blitz
John Penny

 

Economic History: Commerce, Trade and Industry

The Atlantic Slave Trade in Bristol, England: Some Reflections on Sources and Approaches
Madge Dresser

The Trade in White Labour from the Port of Bristol in the Mid 17th Century
Andrea Button

Metropolis of the West - Bristol and its Domestic Hinterland 1680 -1730
David Hussey

The Assessed Taxes on Employers of Manservants 1780
Leonard Schwarz

Income Tax Assessments 1799-1802
Thomas Jackson

Bristol Junior Chamber of Commerce
Stephie Spindler

Co-operation in Bristol
Amanda Reynolds

The History of the Bristol and Somerset Coal Industry
Keith Ramsey

The Historical Importance of Bristol's Defence and Aerospace Sector
Derek Braddon and Paul Dowdall

Industrial Change and the Economic Life of Bristol since 1800
Charles Harvey and Jon Press

Unemployment Statistics, 1910 -1997
Ian Archer, Spencer Jordan, Keith Ramsey, Peter Wardley and Matthew Woollard

Brewing in Bristol
Kenneth Thomas

Trade Unionism and Industrial Conflict in Bristol: A Historical Study
Mike Richardson

Bristol Newspapers 1701 to 1962
John Penny

 

Health and Social Welfare

Health Statistics, 1838-1995
Ian Archer, Spencer Jordan, Keith Ramsey, Peter Wardley and Matthew Woollard

Inequalities in Health in Bristol Between the Wars 1918 -1939
John Hazlehurst

The Treatment of Sick Persons of All Classes:
The Transformation of Bristol Hospital Services 1918 -1939

Martin Gorsky

Poor Law Statistics, 1835-1948
Ian Archer, Spencer Jordan, Keith Ramsey, Peter Wardley and Matthew Woollard.

 

Law and Crime

Crimes against the Police 1855 - 1858
Edwin Birch

Crime in Modern Bristol
Keith Ramsey

Juvenile Crime in Bristol
Steve Mills

The Solicitors and Attorneys of Bristol 1730-1899
John Lyes

 

Politics

Black Michael': Sir Michael Hicks Beach (1837-1916),
Bristol M.P. and Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Thomas Otte

Representation in Bristol's Elections, 1700-2000
Ian Archer, Spencer Jordan, Keith Ramsey, Peter Wardley and Matthew Woollard

The Dissolution of Religious Houses in Bristol
Joseph Bettey