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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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