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Essex in the Age of Enlightenment By Shani D'Cruze
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Essex in the Age of Enlightenment brings together eleven studies in historical biography by John Bensusan-Butt. In a direct and engaging style, they explore the lives of musicians, artists, a highly... More > original architect, a skilled doctor, a forthright lawyer who was painted by Thomas Gainsborough, a benevolent cleric, a suicidal poet and others who lived in or near Colchester in Essex. These essays examine patronage and the arts in Georgian provincial towns, public service and philanthropy as well as urban culture, polite society and its politics and personalities. John Bensusan-Butt (1911-1997) was a knowledgeable local historian whose research career spanned some forty years. Shani D'Cruze is Honorary Reader at Keele University. She is the author of A Pleasing Prospect: Social Change and Urban Culture in Eighteenth-Century Colchester (Hertford, 2008) and is also a historian of gender, crime and violence.< Less
Colchester People, Volume 3 By Shani D'Cruze
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Eighteenth-century Colchester in Essex was a sizeable provincial town. Colchester People is a mine of information for those researching particular individuals and families. It also builds up a... More > picture of social, political and religious connections between families, individuals and neighbourhoods. This biographical dictionary is based on the archive compiled by John Bensusan Butt. It identifies over 1,000 individuals of the middling sort and town gentry who lived in or were associated with Colchester. This is the third of three volumes and contains appendices including entries for Colchester’s eighteenth-century inns and full indexes cross-referenced across all volumes. Volume 1 deals with surnames A-L. Volume 2 covers M-Y. Click 'Preview' below for the full indexes to Colchester People.< Less
Colchester People, Volume 2 By Shani D'Cruze
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Eighteenth-century Colchester in Essex was a sizeable provincial town. Colchester People is a mine of information for those researching particular individuals and families. It also builds up a... More > picture of social, political and religious connections between families, individuals and neighbourhoods. This biographical dictionary is based on the archive compiled by John Bensusan Butt. It identifies over 1,000 individuals of the middling sort and town gentry who lived in or were associated with Colchester. This is the second of three volumes and covers those with surnames M-Y. Volume 1 deals with surnames A-L. Volume 3 contains appendices including entries for Colchester’s eighteenth-century inns and full indexes cross-referenced across all volumes.< Less
Colchester People, Volume 1 By Shani D'Cruze
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Eighteenth-century Colchester in Essex was a sizeable provincial town. Colchester People is a mine of information for those researching particular individuals and families. It also builds up a... More > picture of social, political and religious connections between families, individuals and neighbourhoods. This biographical dictionary is based on the archive compiled by John Bensusan Butt. It identifies over 1,000 individuals of the middling sort and town gentry who lived in or were associated with Colchester. This is the first of three volumes.It covers those with surnames from A to L. Volume 2 deals with surnames M to Y. Volume 3 contains appendices including entries for Colchester’s eighteenth-century inns and full indexes cross-referenced across all volumes.< Less
Essex in the Age of Enlightenment By Shani D'Cruze
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Essex in the Age of Enlightenment brings together eleven studies in historical biography by John Bensusan-Butt. In a direct and engaging style, they explore the lives of musicians, artists, a highly... More > original architect, a skilled doctor, a forthright lawyer who was painted by Thomas Gainsborough, a benevolent cleric, a suicidal poet and others who lived in or near Colchester in Essex. These essays examine patronage and the arts in Georgian provincial towns, public service and philanthropy as well as urban culture, polite society and its politics and personalities. John Bensusan-Butt (1911-1997) was a knowledgeable local historian whose research career spanned some forty years. Shani D'Cruze is Honorary Reader at Keele University. She is the author of A Pleasing Prospect: Social Change and Urban Culture in Eighteenth-Century Colchester (Hertford, 2008) and is also a historian of gender, crime and violence.< Less
Colchester People, Volume 3 By Shani D'Cruze
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Eighteenth-century Colchester in Essex was a sizeable provincial town. Colchester People is a mine of information for those researching particular individuals and families. It also builds up a... More > picture of social, political and religious connections between families, individuals and neighbourhoods. This biographical dictionary is based on the archive compiled by John Bensusan Butt. It identifies over 1,000 individuals of the middling sort and town gentry who lived in or were associated with Colchester. This is the third of three volumes and contains appendices including entries for Colchester’s eighteenth-century inns and full indexes cross-referenced across all volumes. Volume 1 deals with surnames A-L. Volume 2 covers M-Y. Click 'Preview' below for the full indexes to Colchester People.< Less
Colchester People, Volume 2 By Shani D'Cruze
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Eighteenth-century Colchester in Essex was a sizeable provincial town. Colchester People is a mine of information for those researching particular individuals and families. It also builds up a... More > picture of social, political and religious connections between families, individuals and neighbourhoods. This biographical dictionary is based on the archive compiled by John Bensusan Butt. It identifies over 1,000 individuals of the middling sort and town gentry who lived in or were associated with Colchester. This is the second of three volumes and covers those with surnames M-Y. Volume 1 deals with surnames A-L. Volume 3 contains appendices including entries for Colchester’s eighteenth-century inns and full indexes cross-referenced across all volumes.< Less
Colchester People, Volume 1 By Shani D'Cruze
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Eighteenth-century Colchester in Essex was a sizeable provincial town. Colchester People is a mine of information for those researching particular individuals and families. It also builds up a... More > picture of social, political and religious connections between families, individuals and neighbourhoods. This biographical dictionary is based on the archive compiled by John Bensusan Butt. It identifies over 1,000 individuals of the middling sort and town gentry who lived in or were associated with Colchester. This is the first of three volumes.It covers those with surnames from A to L. Volume 2 deals with surnames M to Y. Volume 3 contains appendices including entries for Colchester’s eighteenth-century inns and full indexes cross-referenced across all volumes.< Less