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Acknowledgements and resources

The Project Team are very grateful to the advice and support given by (the late) Mr. Reg Johnson, Dave Harker and Jacqueline Slocombe in the creation of this section.

A working bibliography relating to The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists based on The Robert Tressell Family Papers and compiled by Dave Harker in 2014

Further resources
The latest edition of 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists' ISBN: 0853151520 is available from Lawrence and Wishart

'Tressell: The real story of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists' by Dave Harker, (London: Zed Books, 2003. Manila: Ibon Books, 2004)

'One of the Damned: The life and times of Robert Tressell, author of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists ' by F.C. Ball, Lawrence and Wishart, 1973, ISBN 85315 494 5

'Revisiting Robert Tressell's Mugsborough: New Perspectives on "The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists", Edited by Julie Cairnie and Marion Walls. Cambria Press, August 2008. ISBN-10: 160497551 and ISBN-13: 978-1604975512

Bryan Macmahon, 'Robert Tressell, Dubliner' (Dublin: Kilmacud Stillorgan Local History Society, 2014) - which is available from

'The evolution of the airship' - text version

Hastings Museum

Robert Tressell Centre

Japanese edition of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists Robert Tressell and daughter, Kathleen
  Kathleen Noonan   Robert Tressell  
  Book review   Manuscript  
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