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This project was sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council

People

James Raven Professor James Raven
Professor of Modern History in the Department of History at the University of Essex, and director of the project.

Dr Jane Pearson
Teaching fellow and part-time lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Essex. Dr Pearson is conducting oral interviews with those who remember the house, and is helping to write a new guide book to include new research findings for the house and site.

Dr Adrian Clark Dr Adrian Clark
Reader in Computer Vision and Virtual Reality in the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering at the University of Essex. He is working on 3D reconstructions of the mansion and its environs.

Dr Tim Dennis Dr Tim Dennis
Retired Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering at the University of Essex. He is performing ground surveys (aka "geophys") and extracting information from the Mansion's archive.

Professor Simon Lucas Professor Simon Lucas
Professor of Computer Science in the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering at the University of Essex. He is exploring how to produce games that show different aspects of life in Marks Hall in particular, and 20th Century houses in general.

Ian Yearsley Ian Yearsley
He has written eight books about Essex History and has an MA in History (University of Essex), an Advanced Diploma in Local History (Oxford) and a Certificate of Continuing Education in Local Historical Studies (Essex). He is one of the Knowledge Exchange Officers in the Project, focusing on funding applications, organising academic conferences and papers, and helping to write a new book about the history of the Mansion.

Edward Taylor Edward Taylor
He has recently completed his MA in History (University of Essex), and is one of the Knowledge Exchange Officers on the project, focusing on documenting findings from the archaeological dig and around the site photographing and creating heritage interpretation materials (including signage), helping to design and write the website, organising a travelling exhibition, and managing social media sites.

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