Category Archives: Lydiard Millicent

  1. William Blackford, Dealer in Pigs

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    May 15, 2017 by auntkatefirmin

    One interesting aspect of researching ancestors is that those who didn’t do well often leave more of a paper trail …
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  2. Three Williams

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    May 12, 2017 by auntkatefirmin

    While Blackford is not a common name, the tendency of families to use a limited set of given names means …
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  3. Back to the Blackfords

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    April 3, 2016 by auntkatefirmin

    Now that some theories have been set out about the Skull and Horsell families, I thought I’d turn back to …
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  4. The children of Henry Horsell, an update

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    February 29, 2016 by auntkatefirmin

    The mysterious “Mary Bailey” of Henry’s will appears to be the wife of Joseph Bayley of Lydiard Millicent. The discovery, …
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  5. After Robert Blackford’s Death

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    December 7, 2015 by auntkatefirmin

    While I gather my thoughts for a post on backsword players and one on other events in the life of …
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