Category Archives: John Firmin

  1. John, Henry and John – Views of Carmen

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    September 18, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    What did the world of John Firmin and his sons look like? I’ll save the wharfs and docks for another …
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  2. John and Sarah in Nunhead

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    September 1, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    John Firmin was buried in Nunhead Cemetery in 1850, ten years after it opened.  It would have been rather costly …
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  3. Thoughts on the will of John Firmin the elder

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    September 1, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    One thing that strikes me right away about John Firmin’s will (aside from the fact that the bit about the …
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  4. the Will of John Firmin 1786-1850

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    August 1, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    In this post I have simply transcribed the will leaving my comments for a separate post.  I’ve finally pushed through …
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  5. Who is William Boyes, Executor of John Firmin?

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    June 12, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    I’m still plugging away on the transcription of the will of John Firmin.  In the meantime, I believe I have found …
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  6. Developments in Deptford

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    June 4, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    Why Deptford and Rotherhithe?  What was happening in Deptford that made investments there appealing to John Firmin?  When did the …
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  7. Chicksand Street, London, John James Firmin

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    May 25, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    Chicksand Street may still be found north of Whitechapel High Street and east of the famous Brick Lane. In 1817 when …
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