The Faces of War

There has been quite a lot of press in the last two years about World War I (WWI) due to the centenary of events that occurred.  One recurring theme seems to be that everyone (male) went to war and most of them died or were tragically injured either mentally or physically. That's not quite true. …

Continue reading The Faces of War

Advertisements

A 19th Century Scandal: Bigamy?

Updated 14 February 2013 Two of my gg-grandfathers were not living with their respective gg-grandmother when they predeceased their wives (see the other in D.I.V.O.R.C.E).  I like to think it’s because the wives wanted to be happy.  This is the story of the Rose Anne Maria Buxton and James Ebenezer Nicholls. I’ve already mentioned that …

Continue reading A 19th Century Scandal: Bigamy?