Category Archives: Hall

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Thomas Hall – Leaving Barby

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    July 20, 2014 by auntkatefirmin

    Barby and nearby Kilsby village are closely related. According to the Kilsby website, St Faith in Kilsby and St Mary …
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  6. Young Dorothy

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    July 14, 2014 by auntkatefirmin

    Since I’d already begun to research Dorothy Sylvester Hall, who I now know is the namesake of her maternal aunt …
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  7. Thomas Hall – Cow Keeper

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    July 5, 2014 by auntkatefirmin

    I’m getting back into the swing of posting after a time away.  One of the pleasures of researching family is …
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