Ann Roberts has held senior management roles in the Utilities sector and the NHS. She obtained a BA(Hons) in Historical Studies by part time study from the University of Exeter in 2008. After taking early retirement she obtained a MRes with Distinction from Plymouth University in 2014. She has served on the Council of the Devon History Society and set up and chaired a local history society which has carried out a number of research projects over the last nine years. Her personal research interests include the development of social housing, and women’s history during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Julia Neville, Mitzi Auchterlonie, Paul Auchterlonie, Ann Roberts and Helen Turnbull
This book is one of the first to study the role of women in public and professional life from a regional point of view. It breaks new ground in considerations of gender in the early twentieth century and the history of Devon in the modern period.
Devon Women in Public and Professional Life, 1900–1950 - Votes, Voices and Vocations