NICOLA LILLIE is a descendant of Elizabeth Ambler and owner of the book of cures. Now based in Cornwall, she works as an artist and interior designer. She is the founder of a London-based design company and has taught art at Oxford Brookes University. Marilyn Yurdan is the author of more than twenty books on local and family history, including School Songs and Gymslips (THP, 2012). She has studied the history of medicine and science within her Master of Arts degree from Oxford Brookes University and a Master of Studies from Oxford University. LAURA LILLIE lives and works in Bristol as an artist and printmaker. She has a degree in fine art, a masters in ceramics and teaches printmaking courses across the UK.