For correct presentation and full functionality,
you will not be able to see the pages as they should be presented,
and you will find it much more difficult (if not impossible) to navigate between pages.
Any research updates and new discoveries will be posted on the 'Research Updates' page. We suggest you check this page when returning to our site. It was last updated with
another exciting development
on 22nd February, 2012.
Go to 'Research Updates' page
8th August 2012:
Our website section, 'Solving the Puzzle', has been updated to reflect the latest research which had superseded some of the information in these pages.
7th July 2012:
Our friend Win Murfitt passed away peacefully in her sleep. We set up a web page to her memory here: Win Murfitt - a tribute
15th December 2009:
From December 15th, the new edition of the Diary will also be available to purchase online from Amazon in the U.S.A. This link will take you to the appropriate ordering page at
5th December 2009:
Book Signing Day at Marlborough, UK - Saturday between 10:00am and 04:00pm
Come and meet the Anne Hughes Research Team at a book signing!
Saturday, 5th December
King's Cafe, High Street, Marlborough, Wiltshire UK.
Time – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The book's illustrator will also be present to sign books purchased on the day.
A free cup of coffee with each copy of 'The Diary of a Farmer's Wife 1796-1797' bought on the day!
10th September 2009:
New Edition now available
A successful launch day was held for the re-publication of Anne Hughes' book, 'The Diary of a Farmer's Wife 1796-1797'. It took place at the Woodley Age Concern Day Centre for Alzheimer's and dementia care near Reading in the UK. The book, published in support of Alzheimer's care, is now available to buy. Copies can be purchased direct from the publishers :
Good Life Press
or in the UK by phone at: 01772 652693 , or by post (see our Links page). They may also be bought online from Amazon or ordered from your local bookshop in the UK.
30th August 2009:
The website's coding has been amended to correct a problem for Apple Macs users where the pages extended sideways off the screen.
4th June 2009:
An 'Abbreviations' page is now incorporated into the website. It can be reached via the side button on the home page, via the 'Site Map' and via the 'Abbreviations' link at the top of every page of the website.
29th May 2009:
A 'Who's who?' page has now been added to the website. It can be reached via the side button on the home page, via the site-map and via the link at the top of every page of the website.
25th May 2009:
A new photograph of land girl Margaret has been added to her page in the photo gallery. Access is via the 'Photographs' side button or via the top 'Photographs' link.
1st March 2009:
There are plans to publish a new edition of Anne Hughes' Diary in 2009 in support of dementia sufferers and their carers.
We will update this page when more information is available.