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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Kingston University
Penrhyn Road
Kingston upon Thames
Surrey KT1 2EE

Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 9000

Completed theses

This section covers PhD, MPhil and MA by Research completions.

PhD

  Helen Goepel
Year completed: 2011
Project: 'Children of the Poor of Kingston-Upon-Thames, 1834-1882'
Director of Studies: Dr. Chris French
Second Supervisors: Dr. Keith Grieves
Third Supervisors: Dr. John Stuart
  Pamela Reading
Year completed: 2008
Project: '"Reluctant reformers"?: Politics and society in Kingston upon Thames, 1830-1900'
Director of Studies: Dr. Chris French
Second Supervisors: Dr. Andrea Tanner & Professor John Davis
  Audrey Giles
Year completed: 2008
Project: 'Railway influence in Kingston upon Thames: paternalism, "welfarism", and nineteenth century society, 1838-1912'
Director of Studies: Dr. Chris French
Second Supervisor: Dr. Phil Drummond-Thompson
  Sue Hawkins
Year completed: 2007
Project: 'Myth and Reality: uncovering and discovering the nurses of St George's Hospital, London, 1850-1900'
Director of Studies: Dr. Andrea Tanner
Second Supervisors: Professor Ian Rees Jones & Dr. Chris French
  David Blomfield
Year completed: 2006
Project: 'Tradesmen Of The Thames: Success And Failure Among The Watermen And Lightermen Families Of The Upper Tidal Thames 1750-1901'
Supervisors: Dr. Chris French,
Dr. Philip Drummond-Thompson
  Roger Logan
Year completed: 2003
Project: 'The Role Of Friendly Society Orders In British Society, 1793-1911, With Particular Reference To The Ancient Order Of Foresters Friendly Society'
Supervisors: Dr. Chris French,
Professor Peter Beck,
Janet Darley

MPhil

  Mary Olive James
Year completed: 2004
Project: 'The Glovemakers of Battersea, with particular reference to the glovers of the Fownes Glove Company, 1777-1900'
Supervisors: Dr. Chris French,
Dr. Andrea Tanner

MA by Research

  Roy Edward Andrews
Year completed: 2004
Project: 'An Age of Transition in local politics?: the Kingston upon Thames experience 1886- 1914'
Supervisors: Dr. Chris French,
Professor Brian Brivati
Photograph of a patient being examined at the Hospital for Sick Children Glasgow, 1897

Contact the Centre

Centre for the Historical Record
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Kingston University
Penrhyn Road
Kingston upon Thames
KT1 2EE

Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 2359
Email: chr@kingston.ac.uk