Virginia Warren

MSt History student with the Institute of Continuing Education
Recent diploma in garden history from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and Royal Horticultural Society qualification in the principles of horticulture.

Career as consultant public health physician (GMC 2674027).

Previous surname: Alun Jones.

Gastroenterology clinical research: MD 1987 'Food intolerance and gut disease'

MB BChir 1980/81

BA 1978 Physiological Sciences, Oxford.

Mother and grandmother; erstwhile governor of The Perse School, and trustee of East Anglia's Childrens' Hospices.

Garden and landscape history.

Diploma final essay on early 19th century nonconformist cemeteries in Norwich and Cambridge

Current interest: the lives and works of John Claudius Loudon, Jane Webb Loudon, Jane Loudon and Mary Loudon 1800-1843, Agnes Loudon during her widowhood 1809-1841 and Jane Webb Loudon during hers 1843-1858. By writing, illustrating and publishing, and direct engagement, they influenced horticulture, agriculture, architecture, periodical and book publishing. Jane Webb Loudon had written science fiction (regarded at the time as Gothic fiction) before her marriage.
Emmanuel College Grad Talk on The Rosary Cemetery, Norwich (1821) and Histon Road Cemetery, Cambridge (1841), Michaelmas 2022.


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All my current peer reviewed publications are medical.