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An Officer and a Gentleman: Roger (or Rowland) Atcherley

ATCHERLEY.—INFORMATION is requested concerning ROGER (otherwise ROWLAND) ATCHERLEY, an officer, first in the Marines and later in the Militia, who died about 1833. He is believed to have been born about 1775, and was educated at Shrewsbury, under Dr. J. … Continue reading

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The Misses Atcherley and their seaside holidays

Census records provide us with decennial snapshots of the lives of Atcherley sisters Anne, Hannah and Margaret from 1841 up to the end of the 1800s. These and other records tell us that by 1851 the sisters had moved from … Continue reading

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