John Morgan


University of Manchester

How did you learn about My-Parish?


What aspects of parish life, culture and heritage most interest you?

agriculture and the economy, drink and sociability, households and the domestic environment, landscapes and pilgrimage, officeholding and local government, preservation and memory, the clergy, towns and urban environment

Which regions most interest you?

British Isles, Germany, Netherlands

What resources or experiences were most influential in shaping your parish interests?

Visiting parish churches is always inspiring. Attendance at the 2012 Warwick Symposium on Parish Research was also very encouraging.

With what parish or parishes do you feel the strongest connection and why?

Parishes on the Severn and Bristol Channel in southern Gloucestershire, my 'home' county, and Somerset, because of their interesting flood histories and more modern energy landscapes.