The irrepressible Georgian Gent has done two posts I had in mind to do myself sometime, but I’m sure has done a better job of it: practical joker Theodore Hook and beer magnate Samuel Whitbread.
Caroline’s Miscellany has been busy with too many excellent posts to list individually
Much elephantine stuff at the new-look Discovering London
London’s Mapping Renaissance by The Great Wen
More Corners of Old Westminster by the Dustshoveller’s Gazette
John Rickman, Census Man by the Dustshoveller’s Gazette
More low-light adventures by Silver Tiger
Everie Justice of peace may imprison by the space of one year without bayle by Shakespeare’s England
‘I’ll go to the Bull or Fortune, and there see a play for two pence’ by Shakespeare’s England (originally published in London Historians June members’ newsletter).
One Railway’s Fight Against Trams…With No Money by Turnip Rail
The Lives of Female waiting Room Attendants at London Bridge Station in the 1860s and 70s by Turnip Rail
The Work of M.V. Hughes: Could it Save Our Illiterate Youth? by Victorianist
The Short and Melancholy Life of Amy Levy by Victorianist
Victorian Nymphs and Mermaids by Virtual Victorian
Spitalfields Life does wonderful blog posts. Mostly contemporary, but with plenty of historical context
Most of the above-named bloggers are Founder Members of London Historians. Think about joining us: you’ll be in great company. Last day for Founder Membership to LH is today!