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Dr Jan Broadway

Jan is an unusual combination of early modern historian and software engineer. She has extensive experience of project management in both commercial and academic environments. From 2002 to 2010 she was Technical Director of the Centre for Editing Lives and Letters, Queen Mary, University of London. She now works as the lead consultant for Xmera, advising projects on the use of digital technology.

She has published extensively on early modern gentry society and the development of local and family history. A keen gardener and orchid grower for many years, her current research is into the development of commercial horticulture from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.

Explorations into the History of Plants, Gardens & Gardeners, Nurseries & Nurserymen in England

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Selected Publications