CHURCHES

St Mark’s Church, Myddelton Square, Clerkenwell, London

St Mark’s Church, Myddelton Square, Clerkenwell, London

St Mark's Church is an Anglican church in the middle of Myddelton Square, the largest square in London's Clerkenwelldistrict. The square was laid...

St Luke’s Church, Brislington

St Luke’s Church, Brislington

This post is currently under construction. Please come back later. Please Let Me Know You've Visited If you have enjoyed...

St John the Baptist, Nether Stowey

St John the Baptist, Nether Stowey

This post is currently under construction. Please come back later. Please Let Me Know You've Visited If you have enjoyed...

HISTORIC BUILDINGS & INSTITUTIONS

Brislington House – Lunatic Asylum

Brislington House – Lunatic Asylum

L0012305 Engraving: Brislington house Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images images@wellcome.ac.uk http://wellcomeimages.org Facade and gardens of Brislington house. Engraving History...

The Bath Hotel, Weston-super-Mare

The Bath Hotel, Weston-super-Mare

My interest in the history of The Bath Hotel (later known as The Imperial and now OLEA) in Weston-super-Mare first...

The Royal Hotel, Weston-super-Mare

The Royal Hotel, Weston-super-Mare

Weston-super-Mare has been a popular seaside health and leisure resort for around two hundred years. It was founded because of...

Mystery Ancestors

  • Mystery Ancestors: In my Grandmother’s Own Words

    If you've been following my journey to uncover the identity of my Grandmother's father, such as through my blog post Is That You Mr Bennett? then you may be interested to know that, in pursuit of a definitive answer to the question of my Grandmother’s paternity, I did some further...

  • Mystery Ancestor: Is that You Mr Bennett? Uncovering the Origins of my Illegitimate Grandmother

    UPDATED in MAY 2020 Following New Information There has been one particularly intriguing, and long time mystery in my family, and that has been the identity of my Grandmother Mary BRINE nee MAPLESDEN's father. She herself very sadly went to her grave in 1988 without ever finding out who he...

Meet My Ancestor – It’s the story of a lifetime…

Meet My Ancestor

It's the Story of a Lifetime…

WHERE THEY LIVED

Knightstone Island, Weston-super-Mare – A History

Knightstone Island, Weston-super-Mare – A History

Knightstone Island in 1806 Plan of Weston-super-Mare showing Knightstone Island in 1806.  From The First Guide to Weston-super-Mare 1822, edited by...

Horsleydown, Bermondsey, London in the Late 19th Century

Horsleydown, Bermondsey, London in the Late 19th Century

Horsleydown is an area of Bermondsey that centres around the foot of the south approach to Tower Bridge and dates...

Nether Stowey, Somerset

Nether Stowey, Somerset

This post is currently under construction. Please come back later. XJF448264 Coleridge's Cottage, Nether Stowey (engraving) by English School, (19th...

Brislington House – Lunatic Asylum

Brislington House – Lunatic Asylum

L0012305 Engraving: Brislington house Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images images@wellcome.ac.uk http://wellcomeimages.org Facade and gardens of Brislington house. Engraving History...

The Bath Hotel, Weston-super-Mare

The Bath Hotel, Weston-super-Mare

My interest in the history of The Bath Hotel (later known as The Imperial and now OLEA) in Weston-super-Mare first...

The Royal Hotel, Weston-super-Mare

The Royal Hotel, Weston-super-Mare

Weston-super-Mare has been a popular seaside health and leisure resort for around two hundred years. It was founded because of...