Profile

Name

Paula McBride

Affiliation(s)

Warwick University

How did you learn about My-Parish?

Warwick Symposium on Parish Research

E-mail Address (available to other members)

P.K.T.McBride@warwick.ac.uk

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

agriculture and the economy, archeology and architecture, art and imagery, drink and sociability, gender and the family, genealogy and family history, households and the domestic environment, landscapes and pilgrimage, literature and the liturgy, ritual, devotion and religious change, the clergy

Which regions most interest you?

British Isles, Eastern Europe, Other, The Americas

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

St Thomas's, Keresley, Coventry – because I recently discovered that family members attended there 160 years ago through my family tree research (not knowing that I had family connections in the north of Coventry), and coincidentally I can see the church spire from my home office window!