Articles and Book chapters

  • Women in Business or Businesswomen? An assessment of the history of entrepreneurial women’ in  John F Wilson, Steven Toms, Abe de Jong and Emily Buchnea (eds) Routledge Companion to Business History (Routledge, 2017) pp 347-357
  • With Robin Pearson (University of Hull),  ‘Organisational Choice in UK Marine Insurance’ in Pearson, R and Yoneyama, T., (eds,), Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance, (Oxford University Press, 2015) 
  • ‘Those They left behind: Navy Wives and Widows during the French Wars’, Trafalgar Chronicle, 2015
  • ‘Power, Authority and Communications: The Role of the Master and the Managing Owner in Nineteenth Century Merchant Shipping’, International Journal of Maritime History, Vol XXV, No 1, June 2013, 103-26
  • ‘Sir Arthur Quiller Couch and the Sea’, Troze; The Journal of the National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Vol 4 , Issue 2. 2013
  • The Long Reach of the Small Port: Influences and Connections in Small English Ports in Nineteenth Century’ in Schulte Beerbuhl, M., (ed) Cosmopolitan Networks in Commerce and Society, GHIL Bulletin , No 2,  (London: German Historical Institute, 2011), pp. 133-50.
  • Waiting for her Ship to come in: The Female Investor in Nineteenth Century Shipping,  Economic History Review, Vol 63, No 1, Feb 2010
  • Travelling by Staying at Home: Women in Small Ports and their Overseas Connections in the Nineteenth Century, Journal of Transport History, 2009
  • I too would find my ship: Daphne du Maurier’s passion for the seaWomen: a Cultural Review Taylor and Francis, Vol 20 Issue 1, (April 2009), 74-88
  • Government Sources and Private Business: Shipbuilding in Merchant Yards during the Napoleonic Wars , Business Archives Sources and History 93, Business Archives Council, November 2007
  • Thames Shipbuilders in the Napoleonic Wars’, Conference Proceedings, 3rdThames Shipbuilders Conference Greenwich. August, 2006, 10-21
  • Challenging Images: Mrs Mary Ross of Rochester, Nineteenth Century Businesswoman and Warship Builder Journal for Maritime Research, May 2006
  • The Business of Shipbuilding: Dunn and Henna of Mevagissey, 1799-1806
    International Journal of Maritime History, XVIII, No 2, December 2006, 187-217
  • The Smuggler’s Shipbuilder: The Customers, Trades and Vessels of a Mevagissey Shipyard
    The Mariner’s Mirror, Vol 92, No 4, November 2006, 427-42
  • Positions, Patronage and Preference: Political Influence in Fowey before 1832
    Payton P (ed) Cornish Studies: Twelve, Exeter: University of Exeter Press 2005, 249-67
  • Captain James Dunn: Eighteenth Century Smuggler
    Maritime Life and Traditions, Vol 27, Summer 2005, 36-49
  • Sailmakers, Blockmakers, Ropemakers and Brokers in the Port of Fowey
    Maritime South West, No 16, 2003, 148-62
  • Politics, Property and Family Resources: The Business Strategies of Small Shipbuilders
    Journal of Family and Community History, Vol 4, No 1, May 2001, 59-72