Jack Simmons

Standard Name: Simmons, Jack


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Cultural formation Susanna Watts
Although she was baptised in the Church ofEngland , SW was remarkable for her principled empathy and personal friendships with Dissenters .
Aucott, Shirley. Susanna Watts (1768 to 1842): author of Leicester’s first guide, abolitionist and bluestocking. Shirley Aucott, 2004.
The Feminist Companion calls her an evangelical; Jack Simmons , in his...
Literary responses Susanna Watts
The Gentleman's Magazine called this a pleasing companion to the . . . traveller.
Gentleman’s Magazine. Various publishers.
74 (1804): 2: 1225
But the Critical Review thought the author showed an insufficiently scientific or antiquarian turn of mind.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
3d ser. 2 (1804): 350
Publishing Susanna Watts
SW 's authorship of this work was not known in her lifetime. This was a member of a very new genre: it represented only the third or fourth guidebook in English about a non-resort location...


14 August 1838
The government legislated guarantees of punctual railway service for the Post Office.


Simmons, Jack, and Susanna Watts. “Introduction”. A Walk through Leicester, Leicester University Press, 1967, p. vii - xiii.
Hoole, Ken, Jack Simmons, Michael Bonavia, and Ian Waller. Rail 150: The Stockton and Darlington Railway and What Followed. Eyre Methuen, 1975.
Simmons, Jack. The Railway in England and Wales 1830-1914. Leicester University Press, 1978.