About Us


The Memories in Print team has more than 20 years' experience of writing and publishing, and are trained research and oral history professionals.


Just as important as our experience and skills is our passion which fuels the Memories in Print mission to help individuals, families and communities preserve and share their history - before it is lost forever.




Gudrun Limbrick BA (Hons) Oxon MA B'ham

Gudrun has been working as a researcher publisher in Birmingham since 1993. She specialises in writing books based on the memories of ordinary people. The Children of the Homes, based on memories about children's homes is her latest publication.

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Helena Duignan  BA (Hons) MA 

 A trained and experienced research and oral history professional with writing and publishing expertise. Helena is the author of Keeping the Game Alive which is based on memories of the Irish community. 

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A few recent highlights




Top left: Gudrun pictured after interviewing June Brown (aka Eastenders' Dot Cotton) about her memories.


Above: Gudrun appearing on local news programme, Midlands Today, about her work interviewing people about their memories of Birmingham Repertory Theatre. She is pictured with Lorna Laidlaw who appears regular on daytime soap 'Doctors'.


Left: Gudrun with historian Carl Chinn after appearing on his radio programme to discuss her work..




A few of the books on which the Memories in Print team has worked: