Here you can find details of books and other research materials related to our project. There are separate listings for North and South London.



Census of Clerkenwell, RB: TNA, E179/143/370, r.52: ILHC 1677

Hillman, Lester and Gardner, Andrew, Journal of the Islington Archaeology & History Society Vol 2 No 2 incorporating Islington History Journal Summer 2012

Mayhew, Henry, London’s Underworld edited by Peter Quennel, Bracken Books, 1950

Richardson, John, Islington Past, Historical Publications, 2000

Velten, Hannah, Beastly London, A history of animals in the city, Reaktion Books, 2013

House and Gardens, Stephens, 17 East End Road, Finchley, London N3 3QE

London, Museum of, Exhibition: Suffragettes in Prison, 2017

Articles  – Collins’ Music Hall, 10/11 Islington Green, London – Collins Music Hall  – Islington: Economic history

De Beauvoir Association, The, Article: Rosemary Branch, April 2010 Williams, John, – Holloway Odeon –  Highbury page

Michael X, Century 2007 and Haynes, Marc,  – Women working at the Brewery Road munitions factory in London in 1916 Reuters/Archive of Modern Conflict London

Elizabeth Murray, Kenwood House. From the collection of the Earl of Mansfield, Scone Palace, Perth. 1779

Smith, David, Portrait of Dido Elizabeth Belle and Lady



Ackroyd, Peter, ‘Illustrated London’, Chatto & Windus, 2003.

Adie, Kate, ‘Fighting on the Home Front: the legacy of women in World War One’, Hodder & Stoughton, 2013.

Barber, Susan, ‘Fascinating Facts from the history of the Wandsworth area’, Wandsworth Borough Council, 1994.

Borrow, George, ‘Romano lavo-lil: word-book of the romany or English gypsy language’, John Murray, 1907.

Cook, Ida, ‘Safe Passage’, MIRA Books, 2008.

‘Dispute at Decca’s: an investigation into a sit-in by Asian women workers’, Wandsworth Council for Community Relations, 1975.

Dyhouse, Carol ‘Girl Trouble’, Zed Books, 2013.

Evans, Simon, ‘Stopping places: a Gypsy history of South London and Kent’, University of Hertfordshire Press, 1999.

Glinert, Ed, ‘The London Compendium’, Allen Lane, 2003.

Hunter, Billie and Leap, Nicky, ‘The midwife’s tale: an oral history from handywoman to professional midwife’, Pen & Sword History, 2013.

Kuepper, William, Swinerton, E. Nelson, & Lackey, G. Lynne, ‘Ugandan Asians in Great Britain: forced migration and social absorption’, Croom Helm, 1975.

Linklater, Andro, ‘An Unhusbanded Life. Charlotte Depard Suffragette, Socialist & Sinn Feiner’, Hutchinson & Co, 1980.

Loobey, Patrick (comp.), ‘Battersea and Clapham: The Second Selection (Archive Photographs: Images of England)’, The History Press, 2000.

Loobey, Patrick and Lee, Anthony, ‘Battersea pastimes from postcards’, LatentImage, 1989.

McNeill-Ritchie, Simon and Elan, Ron, ‘Battersea through time’, Amberley Publishing, 2014.

Mulvihill, Margaret, ‘Charlotte Despard – A Biography’, Pandora Press, 1989.

Newman, Jon, ‘Battersea’s Global Reach: The Story of Price’s Candles’, History & Social Action Publications, 2009.

Phillips, Frank (ed.), ‘Battersea Park: An Illustrated History’, Friends of Battersea Park, 1993.

Robertson, Grace and Jeffrey, Ian, ‘Grace Robertson: A Sympathetic Eye’, University of Brighton, 2002.

Rosenberg, David, ‘Rebel Footprints’, Pluto Press, 2015.

Saint, Andrew (ed.), ‘Survey of London Volume 49: Battersea’, Yale University Press, 2013.

Simmonds, Henry, ‘All about Battersea’, Facsimile of 1882 ed., British Library, 2010.

Squires, Mike, ‘The Aid to Spain Movement in Battersea’, Elmfield Publications, 1994.

Stanley, Jo and Griffiths, Bronwen, ‘For Love & Shillings – Wandsworth Women’s Working Lives’, London History Workshop, 1990.

Stone, Gilbert (ed.), ‘Women Workers of World War 1’, Mansion Field, 2007.

Shute, Nerina, ‘London villages’, Robert Hale Ltd, 1977.

‘Uganda Asians in Wandsworth: a report produced by WCCR’s (Wandsworth Council for Community Relations) Uganda Resettlement Unit for Sir Charles Cunningham, chairman of the Uganda Resettlement Board’, Wandsworth Council for Community Relations, 1973.

Weinreib, Ben, Hibbert, Christopher, Keay Julia & Keay, John, ‘The London Encyclopedia’, Third Edition, Macmillan, 2008.

Whyte, Betsy, ‘The Yellow on the Broom’, Birlinn, 2001.


‘At 65, Miss Lancaster Is Still At The Wheel’, South London Press, 17 June 1947.

‘70 Asian Women Stage a Sit-In at TV Factory’, South London Press, 22 August 1975. – ‘Marie Spartali Stillman’, 6 September 2013. [website is now unreachable] – ‘Maria Spartali Stillman’, Art Renewal Center, 6 September 2013. – ‘William Blake’, Bentley, G.E., Encyclopædia Britannica, 2013.  – Amherst, Alicia, ‘London Parks and Gardens: Chapter 7 Municipal Parks in South London’, 1907.  Carpenter, Louise, ‘Ida and Louise’, Granta Publications, 21 August 2015. – Brown, Matt, ‘Tightropes Over The Thames: A Precarious History’,  Londonist Ltd, 6 September 2013. – Sweet, Matthew, ‘Violante, Pauline [Real Name Selina Young] (b. 1840/41), Tightrope Walker’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2017. – ‘Interview: Grace Robertson, Photojournalist’, The Scotsman, 11 May 2010. – Murphy, Anna, ‘Grace Robertson, Interview with the 1950s Photojournalist’, Telegraph Media Group, 9 August 2010. – Pulver, Andrew, ‘Photographer Grace Robertson’s Best Shot,’ Guardian News and Media, 19 May 2010. – ‘Survey of London Volume 50: Battersea – draft chapters’, University College London, 2 July 2018.