Dr Christopher Thornton is the County Editor of the Victoria County History of Essex, an Associate Fellow of the Institute of Historical Research, University of London, and the Chairman of the Friends of Historic Essex.
Nigel Tringham is a Senior Lecturer at Keele University.
He is the County Editor for Victoria County History of Staffordshire, Director of the Centre for Local History and MRes Local History programme and Director of the Latin and Palaeography Summer School.
Alex Turner is Research Associate in Archaeology in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology at Newcastle University.
With over 30 years' experience in archaeological survey, a major strand in his research is the development of an holistic method using techniques such as GIS, laser scanning and geophysical prospection to enable better understanding of historic buildings.