Category Archives: Hall

  1. William Hall

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    December 11, 2017 by auntkatefirmin

    I was hoping to fill in some blanks in my knowledge of the family of Thomas and Harriet (Blackford) Hall …
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  2. In 1849

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    December 1, 2017 by auntkatefirmin

    When looking at the big decisions we make there is often a push and a pull. Sometimes in the lives …
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  3. Thomas Hall, victualler

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    November 2, 2017 by auntkatefirmin

    First off: I’m very excited to receive a PDF copy of the death certificate of Harriet (Blackford) Hall who died …
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  4. John Hall of Barby

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    October 6, 2015 by auntkatefirmin

    I’ve speculated about what it was like in Barby about the time Thomas Hall left for London. I’ve thought about …
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  5. The Quest for Hannah Hare

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    June 30, 2015 by auntkatefirmin

    One bit of information from the 1871 census didn’t quite fit at first. At the time, Emily (Hall) Firmin was …
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  6. Brewhouse Lane

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    March 23, 2015 by auntkatefirmin

    The modern Brewhouse Lane is about two blocks long and parallels Wapping High Street. It is one block north of the …
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  7. Young Dorothy’s London

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    August 21, 2014 by auntkatefirmin

    I’ve been having a delightful journey exploring the visual side of Dorothy Sylvester Hall Smith’s years as the wife of …
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