Resources and Links

It is not always easy to write a historical novel, but luckily these days research can be done with a press of a few buttons, however you can only hope that the information you read is correct.

 

I have endeavoured to make my book as historically accurate as possible, although there have been occasions where I have used artistic licence – the story is set around 1860 and Bristol Temple Meads Railway station wasn’t quite up and running then, the nearest railway station was in Keynsham, but it is such a lovely building I really wanted to include it in my story.

Here are some of the links and books used.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bristol_Harbour

https://www.stvincent.ac.uk/Heritage/Warrior/captain.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Married_Women%27s_Property_Act_1882

https://www.about-bristol.co.uk/clf-00.asp

http://bristol-rail.co.uk/wiki/Main_Page

http://www.georgianindex.net/horse_and_carriage/carriage-breeds.html

http://www.thepoisongarden.co.uk/atoz/datura_stramonium.htm

http://www.bristolfloatingharbour.org.uk/images/vessels/

As you can see the Queens Hotel is still up and running:

http://www.bedandbreakfast-silloth.co.uk/

And to share with you some beautiful scenery in Cumbria:

http://www.visitcumbria.com/peaks/

 

Books:

Life in Victorian Bristol – Helen Reid

Victorian Women – Joan Perkin

Western Medicine an Illustrated History

Men in Arms – series of books

Victorian Fashion - Jayne Shrimpton

Life in Victorian England – W. J Reader

The Illustrated History of the 19th Century

The British Empire – P. J Marshall

The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Costume and Fashion – Jack Cassin Scott

 

 

 

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