2001 'Maidens' Garlands: the history and development of a post-reformation funeral custom'
BA (Hons) dissertation Birmingham University
2003 'The innocent and touching custom" of Maidens' Garlands: A Field Report' Folklore 114, (2003):355-387
2011 'Maidens' Garlands: A Funeral Custom of Post-Reformation England' The Archaeology of Post Medieval Religion, Chris King, Duncan Sayer (eds), Boydell Press,(2011):271-282
2018 'Death of the Maiden: history and development of the funeral custom of virgins’ crowns in England c.1500-1973
(Master of Philosophy) Bristol University
Examples of this custom can be found throughout Western Europe: France, italy, Netherlands, Germany, Sweden and Transylvania. My researches have resulted in a collaborative effort with European colleagues, whereby a book - the first ever - is to be published to document this under publicised custom from a European perspective.
2008 Society of Post-Medieval Britain 'Death of the Maiden: history and development of the funeral custom of virgins’ crowns in England c.1500-1973
2009 Social History Society: 'Maidens' Garlands: An examination of a customary funeral practice of post-reformation Britain. Social consciousness or religious rite of passage?'
2010 'Maidens' Garlands: the symbolism of Susanna and Lily's garland' Exeter University:Burthen of the Mortal Body
2010 'Maidens' Garlands: A garland of drama, choral singing, balladry and painting' Folklore Society: Death in Legend and Tradition
2011 Fylingdales: Maidens' Garlands: their history development and social context.'