Heathwaite House, where Elizabeth Gaskell lived as a child

Below are a number of interesting links concerned with Elizabeth Gaskell, her life and times. If you think your website might be of interest, or if you discover an incorrect link, then please contact us.

Gaskell Discussion Group

This email discussion list connects society members and anyone interested in the life and works of Elizabeth Gaskell. Contributions, notices and enquiries about related subjects – Dickens, the Brontës, industrial novels, Victorian family issues etc – are also invited on this list. To join, go to http://mailman.creighton.edu Click on the list called “gaskell-l” and follow the instructions to subscribe. General queries can be sent to Mary H. Kuhlman, Dept of English, Creighton University, Omaha NE 68178, USA.

Gaskell resources online

The Gaskell Journal

Project Gutenberg

The Gaskell Society on Facebook

The Gaskell Society on Twitter

Gaskell Bibliography

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

North & South the musical

British Library – Elizabeth Gaskell

Victorian Web

Places of Interest,  Gaskell Connections

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

Brook Street Chapel, Knutsford

Knutsford Heritage Centre

Cross Street Chapel, Manchester

Jane Austen House and Museum

The Bronte Society

Poets’ Corner, Westminster Abbey

Harris Museum, Preston

Tabley House, Knutsford

Tatton Park, Knutsford

Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

Manchester People’s History Museum

Quarry Bank Mill

Silverdale Tower


Knutsford Guardian

Lancashire Life

Manchester Evening News


Visit Cheshire

Visit Manchester 

Visit Knutsford

Virtual Knutsford


John Rylands Library, Manchester

The Portico Library, Manchester

Central Library, Manchester

The British Library, London

Knutsford Library


Literary Encyclopedia

Alliance of Literary Societies