Two famous and powerful men of the late Victorian and early Edwardian era, Joseph Chamberlain (1836-1914) and George Cadbury (1839-1922), towered over one of the great cities of the British Empire - Birmingham.
The Lost Lives of the Quaker Eddisons 1805 - 1867. A chance discovery of a trunk of documents by the author opened up a window onto the rapidly expanding cities of Leeds and London in the nineteenth century.
WHILE IT IS YET DAY is the unputdownable biography of Elizabeth Fry by Averil Douglas Opperman. Radical social reformer and Georgian celebrity, Fry was one of the nineteenth century’s most extraordinary women.