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John Stride Ager
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John Stride Ager

John Stride Ager was the younger of the two children of Eliza and Frederick Andrew Stride Ager. His sister, Hester was born on 7th June 1891 and John was born on 5th March 1893. They...

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12 Sep 2019
How it all began - James Wyatt
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How it all began – James Wyatt

James Wyatt was eleventh in the lineal descent from Thomas Wyatt, who was the brother of Sir Henry Wyatt, of Arrington. Thomas Wyatt was privy councillor to Henry V11, and great-uncle of Sir Thomas Wyatt,...

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19 Jul 2019
William and James Geddes Brothers in Arms
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William and James Geddes Brothers in Arms

When thousands of Scottish Highlander soldiers arrived in Bedford for training in August 1914, the military authorities were concerned that an outbreak of infectious diseases such as measles could be life threatening for some of...

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28 Jun 2019