Monthly Archives: February 2011

Richard Atcherley and his hopes for posterity

“Richard Atcherley, Esq. … [died] without issue, 27 Feb. 1834, whereupon the male line of the Atcherley family failed…” – John Burke and John Bernard Burke (1847), A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and … Continue reading

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Echoes of the past

Yesterday I attended  Who Do You Think You Are? Live! in London, where I listened to an entertaining and educational talk given by Tony Robinson (best known as Baldrick in the BBC’s Black Adder and as the presenter of Time … Continue reading

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