Scarth Family Case Study: Jonathan Scarth the Younger (1704-1745)

Scarth Family Case Study: Jonathan Scarth the Younger (1704-1745)

Jonathan Scarth the Younger (1704-1745)    Jonathan Scarth the younger was born at his parents’ house in George Yard on Tower Hill on 31 May…

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Scarth Family Case Study: Jonathan Scarth the Elder (1668-1743)

Scarth Family Case Study: Jonathan Scarth the Elder (1668-1743)

Jonathan Scarth the Elder (1668–1743)   Jonathan Scarth was born into a Whitby, Yorkshire, family of Quaker merchants and mariners. He married Ann Warren (1670–1746)…

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Scarth Family Case Study

Scarth Family Case Study

An Intangible Legacy: The Scarth Family of London and Ilford By Doreen Skala   The Scarths of London and Ilford were a family with two…

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Josiah Child and the Wanstead Estate Case Study

Josiah Child and the Wanstead Estate Case Study

  Josiah Child and the Wanstead Estate By Hannah Armstrong In 1665, diarist Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) recorded his visit to politician Sir Robert Brooke’s residence…

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Englefield House Case Study: The Benyon Legacy (1796-1854)

Englefield House Case Study: The Benyon Legacy (1796-1854)

Richard Benyon the Younger died in 1796, leaving his son Richard Benyon (1770-1854) to inherit. On 27 September 1797, a year after his father’s death…

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Englefield House Case Study: The East India Company Arrives (1745-1776)

Englefield House Case Study: The East India Company Arrives (1745-1776)

Englefield’s imposing structure stands within rolling grounds near the village of Englefield in Berkshire, on the site of an earlier house, which belonged to the…

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Englefield House, Berkshire

Englefield House, Berkshire

 Englefield House, Berkshire Processes and Practices by Kate Smith The eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century history of Englefield House, particularly its connections with the East India…

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