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Sue Wilkes

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Sue Wilkes has lived in Cheshire with her family since 1981. She grew up in Salford, just as many of the great relics of the Industrial Revolution were being demolished. Her grandfather and great-grandfather were Lancashire miners. Her great-grandmother was a mill-worker, and her grandmother was a weaver at a mill.
Sue is a regular contributor to print and online magazines in the UK and USA. She is also a creative writing tutor for the Writers Bureau specialising in non-fiction. Sue is married, with two children, and is a member of the Society of Authors.



Famous Radicals.
By the early 1790s, it was blindingly obvious to liberal-minded thinkers that Britain's corrupt electoral system was long overdue for reform. Unless you were a member of the governing elite, of course - the rich had inherited the earth, and their sons were destined to rule over the middle and lower classes.The Radicals included some prominent Whigs like Charles James Fox and Si... Read more of this blog post »
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A Visitor's Guide To Jane Austen's England by Sue Wilkes
"I picked this up for a few reasons- love of anything Jane Austen, love of history, and research. I chose to read it straight through, but kept my notebook handy. This turned out to be a real gem and much more than I was expecting. The author took..." Read more of this review »
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A Visitor's Guide To Jane Austen's England by Sue Wilkes
"There's been a trend in the last few years for Visitor's Guides to England's past (Ian Mortimer in particular has written a couple of corkers).
Sue Wilkes book whisks us right back to Jane Austen's England with chapters instructing us on manners, f..." Read more of this review »
A Visitor's Guide To Jane Austen's England by Sue Wilkes
"These visitors' guides to historical periods have become a popular type of book in recent times and I find them a non-academic way of learning more. Here we find out what to expect if we're in the southern parts of England in the Georgian era. Ent..." Read more of this review »
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How Hard They Worked!
Servants are the stars of the evocative look at life below stairs from the Regency era until the mid-twentieth century. Many of these Servants’ Stories are previously unpublished. Mary Ann Ashford was only thirteen when she began
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