Publications

Below are a selection of links and scans of articles I have published.

Book review of Mark Stevens’ Life in the Victorian AsylumWho Do You Think You Are? February 2015

Book review of The Drunken Botanist, Evolve, Autumn 2014

Feature on searching for Medical Ancestors, Who Do You Think You Are? August 2014

Guest post on Lunatic Asylums for writer Michelle Higgs’ blog ‘A Visitor’s Guide to Victorian England’, August 5, 2014

Online feature ‘Top Ten Weird Treatments for Insanity from History‘, for the website Historical Honey, July 27, 2014

Sidebar for a reader story on asylumsWho Do You Think You Are? Summer 2014

Focus on Asylums, Who Do You Think You Are?, July 2014

Guest speaker on the Who Do You Think You Are? podcast, on Victorian Lunatic Asylum records, June 2014

Focus on Maternity Records, Family Tree, June 2014

Feature on the examination of naval surgeons’ instruments, The Royal College of Surgeons Bulletin, November 2013

Feature on a surgeon’s African photograph album, The Royal College of Surgeons Bulletin, January 2013

Feature on the Company of Surgeons, The Royal College of Surgeons Bulletin, June 2011

Feature on Lunatic Asylum records, Family Tree, December 2010

Feature of the archives of the National Portrait Gallery, Ancestors, April 2010

Feature on Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Ancestors, January 2009