This page follows historian Dr. Sheila Hanlon's past and recent research projects. Her interests include Victorian and Edwardian cycling history and the WWI and WWII Women's Land Army, both in Canada and Britain.
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Announcing The New Wheelwomen Page Wheelwomen is a micro-project featuring short profiles of women who made cycling history. While many of these individuals appear in the broader body of cycling and women’s history, they deserve attention in their own right. … Continue reading
Wheelwomen: An index of inspiring lady cyclists Wheelwomen is a new page featuring short profiles of women who made cycling history. Many of these individuals appear on the margins of cycling history, but they deserve attention in their own right. … Continue reading
The Wheelwomen Pages have a new addition, Frances Evelyn ‘Daisy’ Greville, The Countess of Warwick. Daisy, as she was commonly known, was a society hostess, royal mistress, advocate of women’s and worker’s rights, and … Continue reading
The Countess of Warwick, Frances Evelyn ‘Daisy’ Greville Society cyclist, The Countess of Warwick Frances Evelyn ‘Daisy’ Greville, The Countess of Warwick (1861–1938) was one of late England’s leading Victorian and Edwardian socialites and philanthropists. It is, however, for her … Continue reading
Kate and William’s Tandem The video above parodies Boris Johnson’s very fitting wedding present to newlyweds Kate Middleton and Prince William: a tandem bicycle. Their marital bicycle, a Barcley hire bike built for two, has a legacy rooted in application … Continue reading