Category Archives: Merchant Ships

Three ships named “William Miles”

There were three ships named William Miles in the 19th century. The Sando/w/e interest is Captain Ralph Sheldon Kindley, the Master of one of them for a few years, dying on board in 1840. They were built and operated by … Continue reading

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Tragedy in Liverpool

Around 1900, a young Livepool family commenced a fifteen year connection with the Toxteth Workhouse and other poor law institutions before being dispersed across North America. Two Sandow girls, Mary Jane aged 11 and Grace aged 6, were brought destitute … Continue reading

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