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Work details

Applicant or licensee name:
Kerris Harrop
Applicant or licensee country:
United Kingdom
Application number:
Application date:
Status of application:
Licence Granted
Title or short description:
Ladies' Mile
Full description:
An A5 hardback book of 67 pages written by Victoria Hughes and published by Abson Books, Abson, Wick, Bristol in 1977. Victoria Hughes died in 1978.The very respectable Victoria Hughes was the attendant at Stoke Road toilets for over 30 years until the early 1960s during which time she befriended many regulars, most of whom were sex workers, offering them tea, sympathy, and advice. She wrote a book about her experiences which became so popular that it is now out of print.
Written works
Type of work:
Museum, gallery, library or archive holding the work:
Libraries West holds seven copies. Bristol Archives, The British Library, Bodleian Library, Cambridge University, National Library of Scotland, Trinity College Library, University of Exeter, University of Bath, University of London, Harvard University, Princeton, Louisiana (USA) and Sydney (Australia) each have one copy as does the Library of Congress in Washington (USA).
Details and dates of publication, broadcast and/or distribution:
Published in 1977 by Abson Books, Abson, Wick, Bristol.


As a book that is published in printed form

Known creators or right holders

Type Located Name
Creator No Victoria Hughes

Known identifiers

eg International Standard Book Number (ISBN)

Type Identifier
ISBN (International Standard Book Number) 0902920316