About the Author:
Jillian has had a life-long interest in the history of Newark, firstly through her father when a child, to the early days of the Local History Society. She is on several committees of heritage friend’s groups in the town and takes an active part in conducting historical town tours. She is a volunteer at two museums in the town. She has worked for a large company in Newark for thirty years, and previously travelled abroad with her husband army service. She has one son, a University Lecturer in Norwich, who luckily has inherited her interest in the past.