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All posts concerning Billy and his family

Admiral Mitford and Madeira

I have this week discovered yet again what an amazing research tool the internet is! Through the Amherst website I have met a distant, but most distinguished, cousin as Hugh is the 37th Squire of Mitford. A remarkable family that … Continue reading

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Last week we spent the night in Soissons. We were trying out the hotel we might stay in for the family┬ávisit to Billy’s grave in 2014. It felt incredibly strange to be there looking out of our hotel room across … Continue reading

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