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Thomas was the 2nd youngest of 6 (known) children safely delivered to Sarah and Charles. Born in Paddington on 3rd November 1828. By the age of 12 his family had moved to Little North Street (which used to run off Capland Street), in the St John’s area of Marylebone. Initially Thomas’ father, Charles worked as a labourer but by December 1845 he’d started to branch … Continue reading Thomas Burgin: Costermonger & Killer?
As a mother, historic attitudes towards pregnancy and childbirth, have always fascinated me. Recently, I researched a client’s ancestor – a woman who spent a lo