Amanda J Thomas
Amanda J. Thomas is best known as a non-fiction writer, having received much acclaim for ‘The Lambeth Cholera Outbreak of 1848-1849’ (McFarland, 2009). She contributed a major piece to Dr. Andrew Hann’s ‘The Medway Valley a Kent Landscape Transformed’. (Phillimore, 2009), and her biographies of Camberwell’s Alderman William Brenchley and his scientist daughter Winifred have been widely read. Amanda is Editor of the Friends of Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre quarterly journal,’The Clock Tower’, a respected showcase for professional and amateur historians.
Following her work on cholera and Kentish family history, Amanda has advised and contributed to documentaries on BBC1 and BBC4 (in production 2012/13).
Amanda writes fiction with the well known American sports writer Donald J Hubbard. Their commitment to other projects means their 1970s romantic thriller entitled,’Why Americans Should Never Leave America’has yet to find a publisher.