Hero ? “to himself” – looser

Rupert Murdoch attacks 'cancel culture' and 'awful woke orthodoxy' https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2021/01/26/rupert-murdoch-attack-cancel-culture-woke-orthodoxy-trans Jan 26, 2021 ... Multi-billionaire Rupert Murdoch launches attack on 'cancel culture' without a sense of irony · Critics say Rupert Murdoch's media empire has&nb...How Rupert Murdoch's Empire of Influence Remade the World https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/04/03/magazine/rupert-murdoch-fox-news-trump.html Apr 3, 2019 ... And yet Murdoch was in a sense … Continue reading Hero ? “to himself” – looser

Focus on the political interactions between Oban’s working-class and the ruling middle-class.

Duncan McPhail’s political foray [1] Whether 'tis nobler in a non, to suffer,The sneers and laughter of the upper ten,Or to take arms against the aristocracy,And by his clamour fright them? To vote, [2] Interesting when you focus on the political interactions between Oban's working-class and the ruling middle-class. In her dissertation examining the development … Continue reading Focus on the political interactions between Oban’s working-class and the ruling middle-class.

Trespass 1702, Sussex Delaware, Thomas Fisher v. Samuel Rowland

Who are the many Samuel Rowland's of Sussex county, Delaware, British Colonial America ? Deeds, book A1-B2, 1693-1698 (folio 100-102) ? Thomas Fisher Plt. agt Samuel Rowland Deft; In a plea of trespass upon the case And therein the said Plt. complains that on the 18th day of November last past, being the fourth year … Continue reading Trespass 1702, Sussex Delaware, Thomas Fisher v. Samuel Rowland

“All men and ships have their own meridians”

  Manuel Pimentel, Arte De Navega Methodology used to reconstruct Charles Dingee's life For identifying kinship relationships in Sussex, Delaware and Philadelphia this research uses images of original court documents available in on-line databases. The family of John Paynter, mariner deceased and his brother Samuel Paynter, carpenter, is included in this research as are the … Continue reading “All men and ships have their own meridians”

Wedding bells ring in Wroxham

Worshippers of the medieval church, St Mary’s, standing on a lofty eminence above the River Bure, Wroxham could be forgiven their confusion during the month of October 1843 when marriage banns were read for three members of the same family on three consecutive Sundays with two sets of the betrothed couples named William and Maria.  … Continue reading Wedding bells ring in Wroxham

“Oh, thou demon Drink, thou fell destroyer”

Catharine McPhail, the first wife of fisherman, Duncan McTavish, died before civil registration of Scottish births deaths and marriage commenced in 1855.  The only clue to her ancestry was thirty-year old mariner, James McPhail, enumerated as brother-in-law with the McTavish family in the 1851 census.[1]  But, James' occupation was a fabrication and for years the … Continue reading “Oh, thou demon Drink, thou fell destroyer”