Covid-19 pandemic
We hope that you and your families are safe and well. These are such difficult times and we are all having to find ways to adapt.

Much like other organisations, our response to the Covid-19 pandemic has been an evolving and pragmatic one. Fortunately, the nature of much of our work, along with some foresight and planning, has enabled all of us at the Research Unit to adapt to working from home, albeit with some inevitable limitations.

As General Editor, Martin is working closely with Katherine, Pru, Clare and Meg on the Environment volume of Winchester Studies. We are hopeful that the current situation will not impact too negatively upon a publication date for this volume.

Francis is making good progress on the Roman volume and Beatrice continues her work on the Castle volume, with continued editorial assistance from Robert Peberdy.

We are truly grateful for your continued interest and support, as it helps us to complete the whole Winchester Studies series.

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If you need any guidance navigating easyfundraising or AmazonSmile, or if you have further questions please email Meg at

With best wishes from us all at the Winchester Studies Team.

The Winchester Studies
The Winchester Studies is an exciting range of volumes compiled under the directorship of Professor Biddle, which uncover the city’s life and growth through 2000 years. Many have already been published, and more are being worked on all the time (select ‘Volumes’ from the menu on the left-hand side for more information about the series). Publications of this importance need much research and many hours of work and the committee needs a regular known income to progress this work.

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