Every family has a collection of myths that are passed down the generations. Testing these tales against historical records has shown them to contain at least a grain of truth. Researching the lives of ancestors has revealed previously unknown tales that can now become part of this family's folklore.
Connected families include:
- Adams & Onion of Birmingham
- Coulson & Stiff of Hitcham, Suffolk
- Wilson of Clent, Wannerton, Churchill, Claverley and Bromsgrove
Decorated with the Military Medal for bravery in World War I
We knew she inherited a fortune, but not the identify of her benefactor or how she was reduced to feeding her children on bread and dripping.