This Hour of Trial and Sorrow is Now Available
The 2014-15 MA Public History class' award winning book This Hour of Trial and Sorrow: The Great War Letters of the Leonard Family is now available! This book which presents the letters of London's prominent Leonard family written during the First World War tells the story of sons Ibbotson and Woodman on France's Western Front, their father whose local foundry produced war material, and their mother and two sisters who were involved in war volunteer work in the city. This book won the Lieutenant-Governor's Award for Excellence in Conservation in 2016. The book is available at Attic Books, London, Museum London, at the History Department, and on Amazon.