Food in England

Food in England

When the Finches lived in lovely rural Hertfordshire, what did they eat? William Finch took the story of my ancestors back to the rural edge of London. The Finches were agricultural labourers or small traders in the town. Although they weren’t really peasants...
Thomas Finch (Part Two): Biography of a Poacher

Thomas Finch (Part Two): Biography of a Poacher

Thomas Finch was my direct ancestor, my eighth great-grandfather. He was a city boy, born in London, on 11 October 1655. His baptism was registered a year later in the old Anglican chapel of St Mary in Whitechapel. His siblings Sarah, Anthony and Dorothy were all...

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