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Melanie is an historian, speaker, and writer, who specialises in researching the history of houses, streets, and areas throughout the United Kingdom. For close to six years Melanie was the first and only historian to be employed by a UK estate agent to research the history of houses and streets. Since 2012 Melanie has been an independent house historian, completing private house history commissions, as well as consulting for corporate projects and property companies.

Melanie has written for The Times and regularly contributes to the Homes & Property blog for The Evening Standard, while her house histories have appeared across the national media, including the Financial Times and The Telegraph. She is also a frequent contributor of articles
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House Histories: The Secret...

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Alfred and Elizabeth’s house in Morrison Street

Have you seen the recent advertisements from Nationwide UK with fabulous poet, Jo Bell, telling the story of Alfred and Elizabeth Idle? Working with Nationwide, I researched the full history of the former home of Alfred and Elizabeth Idle –
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