Research

Research

The stories of John Cabot, Bristol’s part in transatlantic voyaging, and the history of the original and modern Matthews are still to be fully told and are thriving research subjects for local historians and the international Cabot Project alike.

Dr Evan Jones is a trustee of The Matthew of Bristol Trust and leads on education on their behalf. A Senior Lecturer in Economic and Social History at the University of Bristol, he also leads the Cabot Project with his colleague and research partner, Margaret Condon. You can find most of Evan’s research and papers on this site, as well as others.

Evan and Margaret have published a book about Bristol, transatlantic voyages and John Cabot – Cabot and Bristol's Age of Discovery: The Bristol Discovery Voyages 1480-1508 – available in bookstores and on board the ship.