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Ley, Augustin (Rev) 1842 – 1911

Augustin Ley’s family had in its origins in Devon.  His father, William Henry, was Oxford educated and was, at one stage, Head Master of the Cathedral School in Hereford.  Declining health meant that he resigned from the school and took … Continue reading

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Borrer, William (1781 – 1862)

William Borrer was born Henfield, Sussex (in June, 1781).  His father, also a William, served at one point as High Sheriff of Sussex and was involved in the supply of forage to troops stationed in the county, during the Napoleonic … Continue reading

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