The other day I had a wander round Nantwich, Cheshire, to capture images of pub signs, with the intention of finding out a little about them. They are in no particular order, and my list may not be comprehensive.
Thanks to the General Register Office (GRO) continuing its trial for supplying PDF versions of entries of birth, marriage and death, I was able to solve a mystery, but not the one I expected. Continue reading “Mary, Mary, quite contrary”→
Well, there are 3,658 persons in Andrew’s Kindred, my family tree, or “hedgerow”, but none has a family name beginning with “Q”. Nor, even, a first name beginning with “Q”. And there is no royalty, so none of our queens is featured. Continue reading “Q is for …”→
Here is the third section of my exploration of the history of my old house and surroundings in Howdles Lane. The series begins here.
In the previous post we saw how the land lay in 1882. Little had changed by 1901 and 1915. So the following maps give a good idea of what the area was like when the lease came up for auction in 1911. Continue reading “George II”→