For anyone happening to pass this way, the Perrin Family Tree connected with this blog has today been transferred to Ancestry.co.uk where it will be updated in future.
- That a couple should marry far from home, their marriage possibly witnessed by strangers, is not unknown. We may never know the particular circumstances but the marriage in 1838 of Hannah Miller (née Mallin) and William Cooksey raises questions about some curious circumstances.
Why did they marry nearly 100 miles away from home? Who were their witnesses?
Edward John Bishop Perrin was born at Silverstone, Northamptonshire in 1854, the eldest son of William Perrin and Catherine Bishop, my great-great-grandparents. He served in the Army Hospital Corps and died in 1878, aged about 24,of wounds, it was later said, received in the Ashanti War of 1873-74.
Excited to receive from National Archives the Attestation Papers of my 2x-Great-Grandfather William Perrin. I have know for some time that prior to his joining the Berkshire police he had served with the Royal Marines, for 13 years it was said celebrex price. More than that I knew not. Continue reading
Remarkable. Only possible on the internet.
I have found and not found descendants of James Miller, whose emigration with his family I traced from Shropshire to Canada in 1884. Searching for a lost copy of a photograph of Donnington House, and discovering that the original site from which I downloaded the copy was no longer live, I did a wider search. Continue reading