See ‘About’ for professional experience as a practitioner in the world of research and archives. Jonathan has been living in and researching about South Cambs., in the valley of the Rhee since the 1980s.
Talks/Workshops on offer:
Studying the history of the Rhee Valley; sources and methodologies.
The Rhee valley: a ‘distinct’ geographical and historical setting.
Old tracks and roads of Cambridge and its hinterland.
The Icknield Way: myth or reality?
The Rhee valley at the time of the Roman Conquest.
The Peasant’s Revolt in South Cambridgeshire.
The ‘Clunch’ pits of South Cambridgeshire.
The Rhee valley in the 19th century: the coming of the railways and economic development.
‘The Heart of Greengage Country’. The History of Fruit Farming in the Rhee Valley.
The Pilgrimage to ‘Our Lady of the White Hill’: Local Antiquaries and Historians and the Making of a Historical Tradition.
These talks or workshops may be of interest to local community groups, voluntary organisations and schools. If interested please leave a reply in the comment box and I will get back to you.Or you can contact me via Linkedin at http://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathanspain