Category Archives: Butcher

  1. Harriet’s brother John

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    May 20, 2017 by auntkatefirmin

    I have looked at the life of Harriet (Blackford) Hall, and why she might want to leave Swindon. I have …
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  2. Selling Meat Too Cheap

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    December 7, 2015 by auntkatefirmin

    In August of 1801 an article appeared in the London Times, entitled “Cheap Meat,” under the account of the Surrey …
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  3. Reflections on the will of John Wayt butcher of Swindon

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    August 2, 2014 by auntkatefirmin

    After reading the will, few things strike me. Firstly, John was a man of 41 who was planning for his …
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  4. The Will of John Wayte, Butcher of Swindon

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    July 31, 2014 by auntkatefirmin

    This is just the will,  I’ll put the comments in a separate post. John Wayte is the great-great-great grandfather of the …
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