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    AUSTEN Coat of Arms

    I will follow up your suggestion. The illustration shows 3 birds which adds to my confusion but I will keep trying. Thank you Davidswinscoe
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    AUSTEN Coat of Arms

    Confused as usual. I have found three different descriptions of the AUSTEN(AUSTIN) Coat of Arms: Argent a chevron between three STARS erect and erased Sable Argent a chevron between three BEAR PAWS erect and erased Argent a chevron between three LION PAWS erect and erased Probably the...
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    blunden castle and endon

    Not sure how or why Blunder Castle got the name castle. On the property there is a very large shakehole where the water plunges down during heavy rain. The only writing I do is local history pamplets, booklets and books. Working on the production of a book on the Bassetts of Blore (c.1345 -...
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    harold george isaac Pengilley

    Dave Thank you again. Calton is a heck of a long and difficult way from Gloucestershire. I am checking on birth in Calton (Ilam). Obviously did not stay long in Calton and as born in 1895 is unlikely to be in the school records but I will just have look when next in Stafford. I too was...
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    blunden castle and endon

    Re: blundeR castle and endon Dear Brenda As you live around Derby I suggest you try Derby Library (local studies?)for two books "Calton is my dwelling place" and "Swinscoe Blore and the Bassetts" You will find Blunder Castle/Cottage/Clodd Hall/Springfields in both books. Because Blunder...
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    blunden castle and endon

    Dear Brenda As you live around Derby I suggest you try Derby Library (local studies?)for two books "Calton is my dwelling place" and "Swinscoe Blore and the Bassetts" You will find Blunder Castle/Cottage/Clodd Hall/Springfields in both books. Because Blunder Castle/Cottage is on the boundary...
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    harold george isaac Pengilley

    Thank you very much. Please can you tell me what in The Hospital means? davidswinscoe
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    Blunden Castle and Endon Edge

    I have written the history of the villages of Blore, Swinscoe and Calton and have details of ALL the houses, cottages and farms in these villages including BlundeR not BlundeN Castle - Blunder Cottage - Clod Hall and Springfield - all four the same place..... Please contact me...
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    harold george isaac Pengilley

    I have discovered the naval record of Harold george isaac Pengilley which records birth 2 October 1895 at Calton Staffs joins the Royal Navy 2 October 1913. Cannot find any record of the birth or birthplace. Please can you help? Davidswinscoe
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    blunden castle and endon

    Very new - so do not know how to contact brendaray who asked a question about blunden castle. This should be Blunder castle but it has had a number of other names including Clod Hall and Springfield. I have photo of the house and other information but have no references to the...
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