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Winter Conference – Material Life in Rural Britain, c.1350–1960 – Saturday 1 December 2018

Institute for Historical Research, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU in Wolfson Room I

10.30 Chris Briggs
(University of Cambridge)
‘The possessions of English agriculturalists c.1370–c.1460’
11.30 Jon Stobart
(Manchester Metropolitan University)
‘Home comforts: material culture and well-being in the eighteenth-century country house’
12.30 LUNCH
1.30 Emma Griffin
(University of East Anglia)
‘“A whole kipper for Father, the other six of the family a half apiece”: sharing resources in the Victorian family’
2.30 Vanessa Taylor
(University of Greenwich)
‘Rural electrification and its impacts in twentieth-century Britain’
3.30 TEA
3.45 Round table Paul Warde (University of Cambridge)
with Sara Pennell (University of Greenwich), Jane Whittle (University of Exeter) and Karen Sayer (Leeds Trinity University).

We have had to notify catering about the number of lunches, but you can still register for the conference without lunch (£15). To attend, please select the appropriate option below and click the Pay Now button, or alternatively print the paper form [PDF], fill it in and send it to the address specified, to arrive by Friday 23 November 2018. Please make cheques payable to ‘B.A.H.S.’


If you have any special dietary or other requirements, please contact us. Please assume that, if you received the confirmation email from us, we have received your registration. Once booking has closed we will send everyone who has booked an email which will notify you of any changes to the programme and remind you of the date.