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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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The lives of Henry Atcherley, his wives, and their families (Part 1)

I love the fact that even after spending many hundreds of hours researching the Atcherley family, its members can still surprise me. One such surprise, a bombshell in fact, came when I looked at the expanded collection of London Workhouse … Continue reading

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