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Sugar, slaves and the dry bellyache: Edward Atcherley in Jamaica

Sometime in the early 1670s Edward Atcherley, a young man in his twenties and a native of Shrewsbury, gave up his career as a merchant in London and set sail for the West Indies. There, as a plantation manager in … Continue reading

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An Atcherley family’s World War One: The Canadian Home Front

< More Atcherley stories from World War 1 The ‘military fete’ and garden bridge party to be held at the home of Mrs. A. E. Bull, ‘The Hedges,’ 1375 Burnaby street, on Wednesday, August 25, from 4 to 6 p. … Continue reading

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