The Authors

Dr John Chandler

Dr John Chandler

Dr John Chandler holds a doctorate from Bristol for research in late Roman history, trained as a librarian and ran Wiltshire’s local studies libraries for most of the 1980s before working freelance with archaeological units, as well as… Read More

Dr Rosalind Johnson

Dr Rosalind Johnson

Dr Rosalind Johnson is a contributing editor to the VCH Wiltshire project and a researcher with VCH Somerset. Her research interests cover early modern religious, cultural and social history, in particular the history of non-conformist religion in the… Read More

Matthew Kilburn

Dr Matthew Kilburn

Matthew Kilburn has worked in various capacities for the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (where he was on staff as a research editor from 1999 to 2006 and remains an associate research editor), the History of Parliament (where he… Read More

Louise Ryland-Epton

Louise Ryland-Epton

Louise is a PhD researcher working at, and funded by the Open University. Her thesis will be completed by September 2019. Louise’s research focuses on welfare legislation in a later Georgian context and encompasses developments in local government and… Read More