Category Archives: East London

The Mecham family – Huguenot weavers of Bethnal Green?

First an apology to email subscribers of this blog. About a week ago you’ll all have received an unfinished and inaccurate version of this post.  I clicked ‘Print’ instead of ‘Preview’ and Whoops…….unfortunately the deed was done! I deleted the … Continue reading

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My relationship to Frances Harriett Yates

Here’s a very quick post – something I’ve just ‘woken up’ to! I’d just started work on the first of my ‘Mecham family’ blogs when I suddenly realised something glaringly obvious about Fanny Yates that hadn’t dawned on me before. … Continue reading

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