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Pierrot

Andie CAINE died 76 years ago today. Born Ernest TAYLOR in 1867 he seems to have had a tough childhood. At the 1881 Census, he was one of around 140 “inmates”  at the Bisley Farm School in Surrey. 218 more words

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An Occupational Hazard?

Frederick Andrew CULLEY and Annie LANGFORD married in 1881 and brought nine children into the world. The first three births were registered in Somerset, the others in Scarborough. 366 more words

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The Langleecrag Cousins

Early in November 1947, the SS Langleecrag sailed from Britain in ballast to collect a cargo of wheat from Canada. Approaching the mouth of the St Lawrence in a storm, Captain Thomas ORFORD made an error of judgment in setting his course and Chief Officer Cyril KING failed to make a correction. 693 more words

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Two Brigs called ‘Felicity’

I don’t know the details of this Felicity’s unhappy end but almost twenty years later a brig of the same name, but with a different home port, sailed from Hartlepool and came to grief at Filey. 253 more words

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