I never imagined it would take me on a journey to the Netherlands, Sweden, Milan, Italy, Sunderland, Durham. Also connections to Christopher Columbus and even the Queen of Holland
The bride was attired in an ivory charmeuse (Silk) dress, trimmed with French lace and pearls, and carried a sheaf of lilies.
I think from my research so far that these two are Katherine Wilson (Kitty) & Edmund Charles Sear (Charlie)
I picked out the best & most interesting ones & every single one that had writing of any sort on & haggled hard to get the price down!
For both the injured and the lost
I ask you to keep count with me
Of all the wars and what they cost ……
An account of Maiwand 1880, by BSM W.Paton, plus four appointments to the office, of him & two other members of his family, spanning three Monarchs, Queen Victoria, King Edward & George
Castlemount 1875 was Robert Chignell’s School in Dover
I just couldn’t let these men be forgotten.There are 33 Photos in total.
UPDATE June 2019 from Hugh Drake: “I have just picked up a link to your page about the Drake Family of East Coker. A few of the details are new to me but the relationships are correct as it was my father who put all the family tree in good order-he went back as far…