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Professor Caroline Barron OBE

Caroline Barron is Emeritus Professor of Medieval History at Royal Holloway, University of London. She has a particular interest in the history of medieval London and worked with Roddy Lobel and Henry Johns on the HTA 1989 volume The City of London from Prehistoric Times to c.1520

Since then she has contributed to the two Town & City Historical Maps of Medieval London and Tudor London. She  also chairs the Projects and Programmes Committee of the Historic Towns Trust.


'Mapping Historic Oxford'

The Oxford Historian
June 2016

Professor Caroline Barrn OBE, trustee and former Chair of the HTT, has written an article on the history of the project, with an emphasis on its Oxford connections, for the History Faculty of Oxford University. The article appeared in the June 2016 edition of The Oxford Historian, and we are grateful to the History Faculty for permission to reproduce the article on our website.

Download and view the full article (PDF):

HTT-Doc-Prof Caroline Barron on the HTT's origins in Oxford
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'Town Maps for Historians'

Local History News

Spring 2017

Professor Barron has also written a short article entitled 'Town Maps for Historians' for Local History News, the newsletter of the British Association for Local History. It appeared in issue number 123, Spring 2017, and can be found here.


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