A welcome addition to the literature that is available on the subject. It also stands out for putting the circus performances in a wider social context and anybody new to the world of circus, once they read it, will be looking for more.
Tim Roberts, National Centre for Circus Arts
Full of colourful characters and warring spouses.
Your Family Tree Magazine
As featured on BBC Radio Berkshire.
BBC Radio Berkshire
This entertaining journey through a lost culinary world finds Karen Foy uncovering the customs and traditions behind some of Britain's best-loved dishes. Foy also delves into regional and seasonal cuisine, food from the Empire, household roles below stairs and country house gardens in the 19th century.
If your ancestors were 'in service', you may be able to put some flesh on the bones of their working lives with this.
Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine
[A] valuable contribution in an under-studied area.