Amanda J Thomas
Amanda J. Thomas is an author, linguist and historian. Books include ‘The Non-Conformist Revolution’ (Pen & Sword History, 2018), ‘Cholera – The Victorian Plague’ (Pen & Sword History, 2015), ‘The Lambeth Cholera Outbreak of 1848-1849 (McFarland, 2009). She also contributed to Dr. Andrew Hann’s ‘The Medway Valley a Kent Landscape Transformed’ (VCH, Phillimore, 2009). Amanda’s biographies of Alderman William Brenchley, JP and his daughter, the agricultural botanist Dr. Winifred Brenchley, OBE are included in John D Beasley’s, ‘Peckham and Nunhead Biographical Dictionary’ and are also deposited at various archives in London and Hertfordshire. Broadcast work includes ‘The Flying Archaeologist’ (BBC4, 2012), ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ (Wall to Wall Media/BBC1, 2012-13), and ‘The One Show’ (BBC1, 2016). Amanda is Editor of the historical journal, ‘The Clock Tower’, for The Friends of Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre, and Editorial Consultant to ‘Harpendia’ magazine.