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James Rennell Atcherley and an Electoral Conspiracy

Most of the records relating to James Rennell Atcherley of Bridgnorth, Shropshire, show that he was a veterinary surgeon. Some, though, provide evidence of a secondary occupation which would have supplemented James’ income, that of an innkeeper or publican. These … Continue reading

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Water, fire and fever: The trials of Thomas Atcherley

INSCRIBED ON A PRESENT OF PLATE. To Mr. George Hilditch: PRESENTED, WITH OTHER ARTICLES OF PLATE, BY HIS FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTANCE, IN TESTIMONY OF THEIR ADMIRATION OF HIS INTREPID CONDUCT, IN SAVING MR. THOMAS ATCHERLY FROM DROWNING, WHILE BATHING IN … Continue reading

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