Freedom of the city comes with a Price (or two)

I wasn’t expecting to come across any family members in the ‘Freedom of the City of London admission papers’ which appeared on Ancestry recently {1}, but I hadn’t counted on the Price family on the sister-in-laws side.

It has to be said that there isn’t complete certainty that this is the right line of the family, however  – see The Price is right? section below.

The first of the bunch to receive his Freedom of the City is Thomas Price, a Commission Agent at 51 Knightrider Street, on 13th March 1890. » Continue reading “Freedom of the city comes with a Price (or two)”

Stretching a connection to the grave

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission website, for some reason, has never made it to my bookmarks before today. On reading the Death Records feature in the current issue of Who Do You Think You Are? magazine (out in the shops today) I realised it was time for a look.

The site has a very useful “Debt of Honour register” {2}, which has a reasonable search facility and connections to further details of the war cemeteries listed. » Continue reading “Stretching a connection to the grave”