ESFH Award Winners

Year Recipient Subject of Dissertation
2001 Karen McNeil Reconstruction Decision-Making Processes for the Granting of Poor Relief in Essex c.1620-c.1690
2002 No Award
2003 Tracey Stephenson Work for Idle Hands - Parish work schemes and labour rates in Essex 1800-1850
2004 Roger Bullen A Community at War – Mersea Island 1939-1945
2005 Louis John Frederick Ashdown-Hill The Client Network, Connections & Patronage of Sir John Howard (Lord Howard, First Duke of Norfolk) in North East Essex and South Suffolk
2006 No Award
2007 Amanda Wilkinson The Turning Tide... A Study into the Changes in Household Size & Structure in Wivenhoe & Rowhedge 1851-1901
2008 Andrew Senter Spas & Seaside Resorts of Essex
2009 Jonathan Manning Occupation Child Rearing – A study of Fertility by Occupation in towns of England & Wales in 1881
2010 Sean O’Dell Tourism & Leisure Industry in Essex after WW2
2011 Lisa Gardner Oyster Dredgers of the River Colne
2012 Edward Taylor A Study of the rescue and recovery efforts in Harwich, Jaywick, and Canvey island during the 1953 floods
2013 Susan MacDonald The Cost of Lunacy – its effect on both the management and treatment of those suffering from diseased minds, as viewed through the writing of Dr. Donald Cochrane Campbell, Chief Medical Superintendent of the Essex County Lunatic Asylum, from 1853 to 1884
2014 Charlotte Taylor Donations to the Poor - An analysis of Bequests made in Wills of the inhabitants of Colchester, 1558-1603
2015 Kay Hoffman The lives of Men in the Colchester Union Workhouse
2016 Helen Kemp The Handwritten Notebooks & Papers collected by Thomas Plume
2017 Robert Foulkes A Manly & Pious Man? Representations & Traits of Manliness and Quaker notions of Masculinity in Essex c.1655-1760
2018 Caroline Wallace The Use & Value of a Scrapbook to Family Historians
2019 Sarah Beer The Journey to Hospice Care in North East Essex: An Oral History of St Helena Hospice
2020 Julie Miller The John Farmer Journal 1711-14 at Essex Record Office and his connection to the Wyatt family of Quakers in Saffron Walden.

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