Monthly Archives: June 2017

Sergeant William George Gibbs
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Sergeant William George Gibbs

312181 - 17th Lancers (Duke of Cambridge’s Own). By John Gibbons. In the years immediately prior to the partition of Ireland, during the Irish War of Independence, the British Army maintained garrisons in many Irish towns One...

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30 Jun 2017
Francis Henry Draper Freeman
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Francis Henry Draper Freeman

'The Organ Blower' The following was the report in the local paper of his death. “On Tuesday January 24 1882 there passed away from among us one whose services though of the humblest, were so faithfully and...

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30 Jun 2017
The Wyatt Tombs
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The Wyatt Tombs

Back in the Autumn of 2007 it was agreed that the Wyatt Tomb endowment and responsibility for its application, should be transferred to the Friends from the Bedford Society. This arrangement was approved at the...