About the Author
Chris Titley is an award-winning journalist and writer. During his time as features editor at the Yorkshire Evening Press he wrote a weekly column, two books and a number of supplements on the history of York. Since turning freelance in 2006 he has written for the Guardian, the Times Educational Supplement and Yorkshire Life. Chris also researched and wrote the 50,000-word text for the History Of York website on behalf of the city's Museums Trust.