Welcome to Telling History the website of historian, writer, folklorist and storyteller Maureen James.

By clicking on the categories links on the right you can find information on the diverse stands of Maureen's career:

  • Writer and researcher on Historical topics (includes links to online Smallholder articles)
  • Speaker and Lecturer to WI's, Local History Groups and Museum societies also providing courses of lectures connected to the research interests
  • Research connected with Doctoral Thesis on the Legends of the Lincolnshire Carrs (including a Linkisheere Glossary)
  • Living History activities
  • Feedback on the various strands
  • Gallery of photographs
  • Resources (Freebies) – mainly articles on Historical topics.
  • Many pages on Thomas Clarkson (and his brother John) and the Abolition of Slavery – this work forms the pages of the Clarkson's Society (www.thomasclarkson.org)
  • Information on Fables, Tales and Folklore - Fenland (Presently dormant Storytelling and Folklore group).

Current Projects I am working on (July 2020) include

  • Hoping to resume giving talks to local history groups and WIs, and teaching short courses to adult groups, when we return to some kind of normality
  • Finding a publisher for my PhD thesis on The Legends of the Lincolnshire Carrs

By clicking on the tabs at the top of the page you can

  • Read my biography to find out how the diverse strands of my career fit together
  • Contact me by filling in the form.
  • You can also contact me direct using the following address maureen[at]tellinghistory[dot]co[dot]uk
  • Follow some of my favourite links

Maureen James

Maureen James

Maureen James

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