Monthly Archives: August 2014

John Atcherley, draper of Shrewsbury

In 1627 John Atcherley of Stanwardine in the Fields was apprenticed to a draper in the nearby town of Shrewsbury. There, as an aspiring merchant, he would establish connections with members of the Kynaston family. Some would became business partners … Continue reading

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Muriel Hope Atcherley: In and Out of Africa – Part 2

< Back to Muriel Hope Atcherley: In and Out of Africa – Part 1 Lions and leopards lurked in the undergrowth, and lions actually killed and carried off Dr. Hemsted’s horse from the stable near the house. Two lions were later … Continue reading

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