Posted: 17 April 2015
In the articles Andrew Wareham explains how hearth tax records provide an invaluable resource for family historians because of the information they contain on the personal names, locations and size of dwellings of our early modern ancestors in London and draws attention to their online accessibility.
In Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine Dr Wareham considers non-payment of the tax, including by diplomats and government officials and contrasts this with the Jewish community who were scrupulous in paying the tax. Click here to read the article in full.
In Discover Your AncestorsMagazine, Dr Wareham discusses migration patterns into London from other pats of Britain, variations in surname patterns and and one enterprising woman goldsmith. Click here to read the article in full.
Dr Andrew Wareham is Reader in Medieval Economic History at the University of Roehampton and the Director of the British Academy Hearth Tax Project and the Centre for Hearth Tax Research. Dr Wareham teaches on the BA History programme at Roehampton.
Roehampton hosts Press for Progress Conference in partnership with local schools
Young Catholic women from local sixth forms got together to discuss their hopes and plans for their future at an event celebrating International Women's Day 2018.
Posted: 12 March 2018
Prolific Roehampton academic unearths women’s lost voices and lives
Dr Suzannah Lipscomb has shed light on what life was like for ordinary women in early modern France.
Posted: 7 February 2018
University celebrates a decade of Ministerial Theology
The Department of Humanities celebrates ten successful years of providing Ministerial Theology.
Posted: 1 December 2017