A 19th Century Scandal: D.I.V.O.R.C.E

Updated: 27 November 2013 - with a photo of Fanny! Two of my gg-grandfathers were not living with their respective gg-grandmother when they predeceased their wives (see the other in ‘Bigamy’).  I like to think it’s because the wives wanted to be happy.  This is the story of Fanny Keeling and William Webb Venn (jnr). …

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The Other John Key

As it's  election year here in New Zealand, I thought it might be interesting to tell the story of the other John Key - my 3rd great grand uncle.  This is a story of research and proof that there’s nothing new under the sun!  No similarity to persons living is intended!!  And as far as …

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