Account of one man’s war – how a soldier in a Bantam Battalion found himself at Passchendael.
Harold Archer’s own account of his service in the Royal Army Service Corps in WW2, from training to the Normandy landings, the push through France, Belgum and Germany including Bergen Belsen Camp.
The Luddite uprising in West Yorkshire and a possible family connection.
Memorial to Frank Bottom, a Lay Preacher, who died at the age of 30, in Thornhill, West Yorkshire.
My ancestor George Archer, machine maker, born c1752 and his alleged involvement in industrial espionage during the early 19th century.
History of the Sheards of the West Riding. Will of Thomas Sheard of Ovenden. Wool trade in 16th Century Halifax.
George Archer’s experience as a soldier in a Bantam Battalion.