About the Author:
Ann Dinsdale is Collections Manager at the Bronte Parsonage Museum, Haworth. She lectures and writes on aspects of the Brontes' lives and social conditions in mid-nineteenth century Haworth. She is the author of The Brontes at Haworth (Frances Lincoln, 2006) and a contributor to the forthcoming companion to Bronte Studies to be published by Cambridge University Press. Ann lives in Haworth.