Thomas Williams (Th 98) is to publish his first book, City of Beasts, in May 2019 (Manchester University Press). The book examines the contributions made by animals in shaping Georgian London.
|31 Jan 2019|
|OHs in the News|
Dr Tom Almeroth-Williams (Th 98) has been in contact to tell us that his first book will be published by the Manchester University Press on 31st May 2019: City of Beasts: How Animals Shaped Georgian London.
Thomas Almeroth-Williams (fellow Thomason OHs will remember him as Thomas Williams (Almeroth is his middle name)) is a Research Associate of the University of York where he gained a PhD in history in 2014. He works on British social history in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. For more than a decade, he has been researching the contribution which horses, livestock and dogs made in Georgian London, as well as the huge challenges they posed.
Alongside his research, Thomas is a heritage and Higher Education communications specialist. Currently employed by the University of Cambridge, he has also represented The National Gallery, Historic Royal Palaces and SAVE Britain’s Heritage.As he writes, "I would just like to add that I will always be grateful to the excellent History and English teachers who taught me at Haileybury, above all the inspirational Nicholas Jardine who encouraged my love of writing from Lower School right up to Upper Sixth."
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