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A rolling stone

Great grandfather was a rolling stone and in his life he is said to have gone to Oz for gold mining; been the private jockey to Lord Methuen; fought in the 2nd Bechuanaland wars; been the ‘Chief of Police’ in Ghana – all supposed to have taken place...

My Childhood Home

July 2009Housing the Nation The Manorial Holdens My Childhood Home Grandad Built Our House The Poor and Indigent Poor Law Records make sad reading Almshouses Beerhouse Keepers The Family Craft A Very Special Cabinet The County Town of Lewes When you live somewhere for...

My Medical Moxons

On my maternal grandmother, Phyllys Pleasance Case’s side of the family the medical profession are well represented, however I have only recently started researching this line and they do appear to be very good with the smokescreens which they left behind. The...

Air Commodore Iliffe Cozens

My father, Iliffe Cozens, was born in London on 13th March 1904. I wrote about his printing ancestors, The Richardson family of Greenwich, for the August issue of the magazine. However my father did not follow in their footsteps, instead he had a distinguished career...