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Albert Rhodes – village author

Our blog of 10 March 2021 remembered the village’s blacksmithing business of Ernest Rhodes and Son, through one of their identifiable works – Brimington Parish Church railings. This blog looks in particular at the son – Albert Rhodes and the novels he wrote, two of which were almost wholly based in Brimington. There’s a shortContinue reading “Albert Rhodes – village author”

The ‘Lock House’, Newbridge Lane: to be or not to be – the census story – 5

The General Register Office organised the censuses by civil registration districts, which were subdivided into enumeration districts (EDs). Obviously, the census is about people and their living and social conditions. But it can also lead us into research about places and buildings. This blog – part 5 of our series looking at the census locallyContinue reading “The ‘Lock House’, Newbridge Lane: to be or not to be – the census story – 5”

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