Skip to content

Toggle service links

Coronavirus: Course registration is open, but please be aware it may take us longer to respond than usual. Find out about our coronavirus response and current contact hours.

You are here

  1. Home
  2. Ms Louise Ryland-Epton

Ms Louise Ryland-Epton

Profile summary

Web links

Professional biography

I was awarded an MA with Distinction in History from the Open University in 2016. My MA project focused on a study of Cirencester workhouse under the Old Poor Law.

I am pleased to remain with the Open University for my PhD working with Professor Paul Lawrence and Dr Donna Loftus.  My current research focuses on welfare legislation in a later Georgian context and encompasses developments in local government and the interplay between the national and local state.

Research interests

Poverty and poor relief; Social History; Local History; Political History and Economic History set within the context of the Georgian period.

Publications