48 Blatherwicks That Are Buried in Newark-On-Trent Nottinghamshire UK


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Newark Cemetery

London Road

Nottinghamshire NG24 1SQ

since 1856

The Act Of Commemoration, Honouring The Memory To Them

Newark Cemetery Is Open all year round April – September 8am-8pm,

October – March 8am-6pm

For over 150 years since 1856

We Will Remember Them

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Commemoration, Honouring The Memory As Our Fitting Tribute To The Blatherwicks

Amongst the many well-known local people that are buried in Newark Cemetery include  the many graves and Memorials to some of Newark’s greatest benefactors and people who have helped shape Newark


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Douglas Purley Blatherwick was Newark Mayor from 1962 – 1964

Date of Birth:

10th July 1909


Nottinghamshire, England


3rd December 1973


Nottinghamshire, England

Son of Richard Pursey Blatherwick and Ethel Brown Blatherwick.

Married Ruth Annie Quibell – 28 March 1934 at Newark,

Nottinghamshire, Englane – Barnbygate Methodist Church

 Mayor of Newark 1962-1964

Vice President of the Methodist Conference 1956-1957

Author of books including “A Laymn Speaks”.

 Family links:


  Ruth Annie Quibell Blatherwick (1901 – 1989)


“I can do all things in Him that strengtheneth me” (Phil.4, v 13)

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Peter Blatherwick

The 6th Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment

who died on 22nd April 1943,  Age 20

 Cemetery or memorial: Massicault War Cemetery, War: Second World War, Date of death

(ending): 20/4/1943, Served In: Army, Served With: United Kingdom Forces,

Service Number: 4809880

Remembered with Honour

Massicault War Cemetery




Identified Casualties:


Location Information

Massicault War Cemetery is approximately 30 kilometres south-west of Tunis on Route GP5 to Medjez-el-Bab.

GPS Co-ordinates: N 36° 43′ 12″, E 09° 54′ 44″


 Historical Information

In May 1943, the war in North Africa came to an end in Tunisia with the defeat of the Axis powers by a combined Allied force.

The campaign began on 8 November 1942, when Commonwealth and American troops made a series of landings in Algeria and Morocco. The Germans responded immediately by sending a force from Sicily to northern Tunisia, which checked the Allied advance east in early December. Meanwhile, in the south, the Axis forces defeated at El Alamein were withdrawing into Tunisia along the coast through Libya, pursued by the Allied Eighth Army. 

By mid April 1943, the combined Axis force was hemmed into a small corner of north-eastern Tunisia and the Allies were grouped for their final offensive.

Many of those buried at Massicault War Cemetery died in the preparation for the final drive to Tunis in April 1943 and in that advance at the beginning of May.

The cemetery contains 1,576 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, 130 of them unidentified.

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A lovely walk up the drive of  Newark Cemetery

48 Blatherwick’s Resting Place is at Newark Cemetery since 1858 

Located off London Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 1SQ

Amongest the many well-known local people that are buried in Newark Cemetery include  among the many graves are Memorials to some of Newark’s greatest benefactors and people who have helped shape Newark

Richard Pursey Blatherwick Taken from Newark Advertiser local paper

Richard Pursey Blatherwick JP

A former Banker
Freedom of the Borough of Newark.

( Born in 1880 – died  at aged 91 on 16th May 1971)

He is buried in Newark Cemetery plot number East (E) side Row H 33. Lived at 25 London Road, Newark

and wife Ethel died age 87 on

28th December 1968 (Daughter of Cornelius Brown who died age 55 on

4th November 1907) .

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Cornelius Brown, who died in 1907 after writing the definitive history of Newark and editing the Newark Advertiser for 33 years, lies here as do renowned artist William H. Cubley, Joseph Gilstrap, whose son founded Newark’s first ….. Newark mayor Douglas Pursey Blatherwick and 45 of his family are buried in Newark Cemetery, Mayor’s of Newark Beacher Tidd Pratt Mayor 7 times 1877-1878 two years and 1885, 1886 and 1887 three years, 1896 and 1901, Thomas

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Cornelius Brown (1852-1907) a historian and editor of the Newark Advertiser for 33 years, Mr Cornelius Brown, (plot WM59) was born in Lowdham, Notts, and also lived in Southwell and Newark. The author of seven major books, including the massive two-volume “The Newark mayor Douglas Pursey Blatherwick and 47 of his family are buried in Newark cemetery, Oliver Quibell , The list goes on. It has always been a enjoy going around Newark Cemetery taking

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Newark Town Hall, Market Place, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1DU.

Nearly 41,000 burial records are available, with a mixture of register scans and computerised records. 


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Newark Cemetery – Added 7th June 2010

Burials numbered 1 to 37,141 dated 31st December 1856 to 4 March 1997, are available as burial register scans. Subsequent data is only available as full computerised records. Initially, records have been added up to no 39,673 dated 26 March 2010.

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 48 Blatherwick’s That Are Buried in Newark-On-Trent Nottinghamshire UK for over 150 Years

From 1858-2011

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Name of Constance Pursey Blatherwick has been added since 2012

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Douglas Purley Blatherwick was Newark Mayor from 1962 – 1964


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attended Constance  Pursey Blathwick

funeral service held at Barnbygate Methodist


Church Newark-on-Trent. Constance died age  94 on

Thursday 11th Aug 2011,

buried in Newark Cemetery on Monday 22nd August 2011.

Richard Pursey Blatherwick JP (1880–1971) and wife Ethel died  age 87 on 28th December  1968 (Daughter of Cornelius  Brown  who died age 55 on 4th November 1907)

Ministry of Defence Constance  Pursey Blatherwick died age  94 on Thursday 11th Aug 2011, buried in

Newark Cemetery on Monday 22nd August 



Constance  Pursey Blatherwick Flowes on her grave at Newark Cemetery

died age  94 on Thursday 11th Aug 2011, buried in Newark Cemetery on Monday 22nd August 2011 may she rest in peace


Constance  Pursey Blatherwick Flowes on her grave at Newark Cemetery


Douglas Pursey Blatherwick

1973, Douglas Pursey Born 1909, Vice President Methodist Conference 1956-1957

Mayor of Newark for 2 years 1962 and again 1963

Douglas Pursey Blatherwick. A writer of books in the 1940s & 1950s.

Wrote “A Layman Speaks” & books on Methodism etc

 His wife Ruth Annie together once again she died in 1989

From 1858

1858, Thomas, Plot WD8 Buried 17th Nov. 1858

1867, Ester, Plot WB 170 Buried 29th Jan 1867

1875, William E, Plot WU 194 Buried 12th Dec 1875, Lived 16 days

1882, Florence, Plot WQ 204,  Lived for 2 years,   Buried 28th Dec 1882

1886 Still Born Child James, PlotWI 18 Buried 30th July 1886

1867, Ester Blatherwick, Plot WB 170 Buried 29th Jan 1867

1875, William E, Plot WU 194 Buried 12th Dec 1875 , Lived 16 days

1882, Florence , Plot  WQ 204  Lived 2 years Buried 28th Dec 1882

1886 Still Born Child James, Plot WI 18 Buried 30th July 1886

1887, Esther, Lived for 3 Weeks Plot WB 170 Buied 29th Jan 1887

1889, Elizabeth Live age 15 years Plot WT 195 Buied 30th June 1889

1890, 1889 Elizabeth Live age One Plot WF 195   Buried 21st Dec 1890

1891, Albert Lived for 6 weeks Plot WM 207 Buried 14th Aug 1891

1894, Elizabeth Died age 75 Plot WI 196

1895, William, died age 24 years Plot WM 189 Buried 14th Oct 1895

1896, Mary Plot WJ 125 Buried 22nd Dec 1896

1904, John, Plot WP 102 Buied 5th March 1904 age 75

1907, Phillis Pursey,  Plot ED2664 died at 14 Months Buried 30th March 1907

1912, Mary Ann, Plot WH 169 died at age 66, Buried 8th Aug 1912

1914, Thomas, Plot WD 8 Died age 65,  Buried  28th Feb 1914 age 65

1916, William Plot WH 169 Buried 8th Jan 1916 Died age 60

1916, Still Born Child of Florence Ellen. Plot WF 29 Buried 27th Dec 1916

1918, Mary, Plot WR 192 Buried 11th May 1918 age 64

1921, Mary Ann Buried 8th Aug 1921 age 66

1926, Elsie Kathleen, Plot WI age 97, Buried 6th March 1926

1926, William Plot W0 172 Buried 14th April 1926 age 33

1929, Enid Florence, Plot WH  98  Died at 9 Month,  Buried 18th Jan 1929

1929, Reginald, Plot WH 17 Buried 14th March 1929 Lived 14 Months

1929, James, Plot WH 302 Buied 18th Nov 1929, age 70

1939, Mary,   Plot WH 283 Buried 24th Jan 1939 age 65

1933, William Plot Wy203 Died age 87, Buried 1st July 1933 age 87

1934, Sarah Ann Died age 76 Buried 5th Dec 1934 age 76

1939, Mary Buried 24th Jan 1939 age 65

1939, John M, Plot WB 289 Lived 18 Months, Buried 31st May 1939

1946, John, Plot EJ 292 Buried 6th March 1946 age 75

l946, Arthur, Plot Wl 98 Buried 25th March 1946 age 69

l948, James, Plot WX 199 Buried 30th June 1948 age 39

1949, Mary A, Plot WY 274 Buried 25TH May 1949 age 76

1951, Alfred F, Plot WR 339 Buried 15th March 1951 age 80

Wife Bertha Lavinia Buried together

1959, James, Plot  WH 302  Buried   1st Dec 1959 age 71, wife Florence died 22 March age 82

1963 Ada, Plot WX199  Buried 11th July 1963 age 82

1968, Ethel, Plot EH 33 Buried 31st Dec 1968 age 87, Died 28th Dec Daughter of Cornelius Brown, Husband , Richard Pursey who died in 1971

1970, Florence Ellen Plot WH 302, Buried 25th March 1970 age 82, Husband James died in 1959 age 71

1971, Richard Pursey JP Honorary Freeman of Borough of Newark wife Ethel she died in 1968

Died 16 May 1971 age 91 Buried 20th May 1971. His wife Ethel Daughter of Cornelius Brown

she died in 1968

1970, Florience Ellen, Plot WH 302, Husband James died 1st December 1959 age 71

1972, Bertha Lavinia Plot WR 339 Buried 24th March 1972 age 91

1973, Albert Plot WK 413 Buried 29th Aug 1973 age 66

1973, Douglas Pursey Born 1909, Vice Preident Methodist Conference 1956-1957

Mayor of Newark 2 years 1962 and again1963, Wife Ruth Annie

1981, William James, Plot WH 303 Buried 5th May 1981 Died age 64

1984, Edna May Brenda, Plot WW 450 Buried 18th May 1984 died on 14th May age 43. Husband Walter Leslie

1989, Ruth Annie, Plot EH 33 Buried 27th Feb 1989, Husband Douglas Pursey

2000, Walter Leslie, Plot WW 450,  Died 27th Nov 2000,   Buried 1stDec 2000 Wife Edna May Brenda

2011, Constance  Pursey Blatherwick died age  94 on Thursday 11th Aug 2011 buried in Newark Cemetery on Monday 22nd August 2011

1973, Douglas Pursey Born 1909, Vice Preident Methodist Conference 1956-1957 Mayor of Newark 2 years 1962 and again 1963.

Douglas Pursey Blatherwick. A writer of books in the 1940s & 1950s.. Wrote “A Layman Speaks” & books on Methodism etc

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Cornelius Brown Daughter is Ruth Blatherwick

Richard Pursey Blatherwick (1880–1971), JP

James Blatherwick Buried in Newark-On-Trent CemeteryDied on 27th November 1959 age 71 together with his wife Florence

Richard Pursey Blatherwick (1880–1971), JP

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Florence Ellen Blatherwick Buried in Newark-On-Trent Cemetery died on 22nd March 1970 age 82  together with her husband James Blatherwick

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This site, which started in April 1999, contains a great deal of general information on the Blatherwick family. In addition, you can view masses of fascinating family history research, including a Blatherwick coat of arms & pictures of Blatherwycke Hall. The site also describes some famous Blatherwicks & the search for John & Kenneth Blatherwick.General Family Information.Can you help with Blatherwick information?Family history research..Family coat of arms …. Blatherwycke HallFamous Blatherwicks …. The search for John & Ken Blatherwick

General family information

This curious surname is an old Nottinghamshire (UK) name; it is still localised even today after 600 years (or more) of use as a surname. (Nottinghamshire is a county in the middle of England). The name is so rare that neither of the standard reference books of surnames include the name Blatherwick. Both Reaney’s “Dictionary of Surnames” and the “Oxford Dictionary of Surnames” disregard this quaint Nottinghamshire name.

The first reference to the name in official documents occurs in 1314 where a manuscript (FF.VII.278) mentions SIMON DE BLATHERWICKwho was the Rector of Barton in Norfolk. CHRISTABELL BLATHERWICK is recorded back in 1583. Christabell was from Lambley (Notts) & on 6th October 1583 she married one William Spibie at Lambley. Another early mention of the surname is in a Harleian manuscript which includes a list of freeholders in Nottinghamshire in 1698. One of the listed names is:- JOSEPH BLATHERWICK OF LAMLEY. The place name, Lambley (note the different spelling), is a village 8 kilometers north east of Nottingham.

It is considered that the surname actually originates from over the border in the county of Northamptonshire where there was a parish called Blatherwick or more accurately Blatherwycke.(Like many a surname, the derivation comes from a place name). In the Domesday Survey of 1086, we read that Robert De Buci had lands in “Stoch Hundret” [Hundred of Stoke]. Thus: “Norman holds of Robert [De Buci] 2 hides in Blarewich [= Blatherwick]. There is land for 6 ploughs. Hugh and William hold of him. In demesne there are 2 ploughs; and 12 villeins and 5 bordars have 4 ploughs. There is a mill rendering 30 pence, and 6 acres of meadow. Wood[land] 1 league in length and 3 furlongs in breadth. It is worth 18 shillings.” NB a “hide” was a unit for assessing tax; a “plough” was a measure of how much land could be ploughed by a team of 8 oxen, while the “demesne” was the land retained by the lord of the manor ( the rest was held under the lord by the peasants). In a 12th century survey detailed in a Cottonian manuscript we see the following for the Hundred of Coreby: “In Blatherwyk Robert Fitz Hugh and Richard Dengayne 2 hides.”

The Parish of Blatherwycke is first mentioned in the English parish registers in 1621 & is described as being 10 kilometers north east of Rockingham. Today there is a village in Northamptonshire called Blatherwycke about 7 kilometers north east of Corby. (The village was called Blarewich in the Domesday Book of 1086). There is also a Lake Blatherwycke. Blatherwycke & its lake are just off the A43 road. 

Blatherwick Hall

This splendid Georgian house was built in Northamptonshire during 1720-24, at a total cost of 3,838 pounds two shillings and sixpence. The house was built for Henry O’Brien by Robert Wright of Castor near Peterborough. The design was by Thomas Ripley who had posts in the King’s Works & who designed several notable houses. During the Second World War, the building was used by the military & was badly damaged by them. It was subsequently put up for auction & was demolished in 1948 for the building materials to be re-used.

� �������������� �An early drawing of�the hall with 2 wings.

A later view

Another view showing a hunt is from Kate Blatherwick

Another view from Michael Day

According to Tony Walsh, Blatherwycke Hall was in the village of Blatherwyke in east Northamptonshire, and the only remnant of the hall today is the stable block. On the rear of the stable block is a coat of arms (arm with sword) with the inscription D.O.B underneath.

Research by Marcus Botterill reveals that D.O.B. were the initials of Donagh O’Brien, an early owner of the hall. Marcus is developing a website about Blatherwick Hall. View Marcus’ website.

There is a verb “to blather” – this means “to talk foolishly”; which word was first recorded in use in 1825. It is a variant of the word “blether”.The word “blather” is also a variant of the word “bladder”.“Wick” means a town, hamlet or farm. “Wycke” was an older, alternative spelling of “wick”.The place name meaning of Blatherwycke is said to be “the farm where bladder plants grew”. Or again it could be a worn down form of the Old English word for blackthorn.

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The Search For John & Kenneth Blatherwick

(This search is now over)

Norman Blatherwick was born, one of 4 children, on 3rd February 1931 at Perlethorpe-cum-Budby in North Nottinghamshire (UK), before moving to Worksop & then Blidworth (again both in Nottinghamshire). Norman now lives in Australia & wanted to track down his missing brothers & his sister, all last seen in a childrens home in Worksop around 1946. Details of the brothers are given below, together with details of the sister. All are deceased.

The youngest brother was called JohnAlan Blatherwick. John Alan was born 27th Nov 1936. at Kilton Hospital, Worksop. John, with his two brothers & his sister, was soon placed in the Children’s Home on Cheapside in Worksop, but was subsequently adopted & took a different surname, namely Hird. John Hird lived all his life in Worksop & died there in 1990. The sister was called Frances Helen Blatherwick and she was born Feb 1934. She died before she was 2 years old. The eldest brother was Kenneth Algernon Blatherwick (1929 – 1984). After a long & painful search by Ann & Eddie Blatherwick, much information has been discovered about John Hird and about Kenneth Algernon Blatherwick & his family.

By the way, research so far has not revealed anybody else called Norman Blatherwick.

Is Aussie Norman, the only person in the world called Norman Blatherwick?

Sure looks like it !

Another man actually called Norman Blatherwick has now been tracked down – this time in the United States!

Both Norman Blatherwicks had resided in Blidworth, a tiny hamlet in Nottinghamshire (UK), so they just had to be related!

Unfortunately, this Norman is no longer with us:- Norman Blatherwick – b. Blidworth 1906, d. Florida 1988.

Yet another Norman Blatherwick has been tracked down, athough this guy was actually Norman Henry Blatherwick (1912-1972). He was a surgeon in Los Angeles. A fourth Norman Blatherwick has surfaced, born Bolsover 1911. Lewis Norman Blatherwick trained as a chemist but worked in Clowne for 45 years as an optician! His sons are Paul David Blatherwick & Alan John Blatherwick. (The latter’s name is curiously similar to John Alan Blatherwick, the subject of the original search above & the reason for this site coming into existence. Alan John lives in Oz).

What is it about this Blatherwick breed which drives them to populate distant realms?

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More about the Blatherwick name …

While the striking name of Blatherwick has spread to Canada, United States, South Africa & Australia, it has not travelled so well in England. The whole of the London Telephone Directory contains merely one Blatherwick. The 1901 Census listed 121 people called Blatherwick in the whole of Nottinghamshire. The following table has been kindly supplied by David Blatherwick – a Nottingham lad. The table shows the distribution of Blatherwicks in England in 2002, & demonstrates how few of the family have migrated far from the Blatherwick homelands!�







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Famous Blatherwicks:

  • Charles Blatherwick (died 1895). A London doctor who became a famous water colour artist when he worked in Scotland. Known for his Scottish landscapes. Exhibited at Royal Academy three times. He was also a minor novelist. [More info on Charles is sought – see below]

  • Miss Lily Blatherwick (1854-1934). Daughter of above doctor, lived Helensburg in Scotland. Distinguished flower painter & landscape artist. Also exhibited at Royal Academy – some 25 times. Married twice, but used her maiden name as a painter. [More info on Lily is available – please see below]

  • Colonel Sir Thomas Blatherwick (1887-1950) . A Manchester businessman who had a distinguished First World War gaining the Military Cross & the Distinguished Service Order. Deputy Lieutenant for Lancaster. Killed in a car crash.

  • The Blatherwick Tragedy. Three Blatherwicks found dead in their home in West Bridgeford, Nottingham in 1950. They were 71 year old Joseph Blatherwick, his wife and their only son, William Henry Blatherwick, aged 47 years.

  • Douglas Pursey Blatherwick. A writer of books in the 1940s & 1950s.. Wrote “A Layman Speaks” & books on Methodism etc

  • Sir David Blatherwick, a career diplomat who�was, until he retired,�British Anbassador to Egypt. Born in 1941, son of Edward S. Blatherwick.

  • Francis John Blatherwick, born 1944. Writer of books published in the 1980s on Canadian medals & Canadian airlines

  • Steve Blatherwick, professional footballer born in Nottingham in 1977. Played as a central defender for Notts Forest & Burnley. From 1999 – 2006 Steve played for Chesterfield. Announced his retirement in Jan 2007.

  • Norman Robert Blatherwick (1887-1961), a distinguished American chemist, born Iowa, doctorate from Yale, who worked in New York hospitals & conducted research on diabetes & on similar areas. Director of the Biochemical Laboratory of Metroplitan Life Insurance Co, N.Y., until he retired to Florida in 1952.

  • Samuel Blatherwick (1888-1975) represented England in the 1908 Olympics in London. He competed in the 400m &1500m freestyle but did not take a medal. He was winner of the prestigious King’s Cup in a major life-saving competition. Worked in Sheffield as manager of Glossop Rd Swimming Baths.  

  • Norman Henry Blatherwick was a celebrated surgeon who operated out of Los Angeles. Born 1912, died 1972. His father had a splendid name: George Washington Blatherwick (1878-1963). He was a general practioner in L.A., but his claim to fame was that he had once treated Wyatt Earp!

  • �Sir Thomas Blatherwick & his brother, Major Frank Blatherwick, were descended from Herman Blatherwick, chief surgeon in Admiral Lord Nelson’s navy. Sir Thomas Blatherwick was an influential figure who was friendly with Lawrence of Arabia, General Patten & President Eisenhower. Awarded the DSO medal, Sir Thomas was Deputy Lieutenant of Lancaster and ADC to the king. He acted as body guard to the Queen Mother & the king when they visited Manchester & Cheshire. [Information supplied by Sarah Batty who has lots of family memorabilia; she is great, great niece of Sir Thomas] 

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The Blatherwick Memorial

Michael Clift heard of this memorial many years ago when he was in the British South Africa Police. Michael said the memorial�was in a BSAP depot in Salisbury.

Research by Julie Brutnell shows a war grave in South Africa for Captain James Blatherwick, British South African Police, who died on 26th Oct 1918. Geraint Jones, an ex-member of the British South Africa Police, has now confirmed that the Blatherwick Memorial was for Captain James Blatherwick; the memorial is in Green Square, Morris Training Depot in Salisbury.

Andrew D. Field, who runs the British South Africa Police website at www.bsap.org , comments that the memorial was erected in 1921; it honoured Captain Blatherwick as the first ever Regimental Sergeant Major in the history of the BSAP. Andrew points that the good captain may have died on 26th November and not October 26th; he also suspects that the memorial may have been removed.

Captain Blatherwick was born in Cape Town on 2nd January 1869 & joined the BSAP aged 27 in 1896 as a Troop Sergeant. RSM 1897. Inspector 1913. Commissioned in 1917 & became Depot Commandant before he died in 1918. Served for 22 years with BSAP. A BSAP memorial is to be placed at the National Memorial Arboretum (near Lichfield, UK) where there are already about 150 memorials of national significance. The new memorial for the BSAP will be a smaller version of the Blatherwick Memorial & will be sculpted by Winston Hart.

Can you help with Blatherwick information?

This section is here for family historians to appeal for help with their Blatherwick research. You can add your own requests to this section by emailing Keith Morris . (As a general rule, this section prefers research before 1900).

Notes For Contributors:- It would be appreciated if contributors could check their email addresses are up to date & to notify any changes. Please! 

  • LYNNE COX seeks more information on Christabell Blatherwick of Lambley who married William Spibie on 6th October 1583 at Lambley. If you have any further information, please get in touch with Lynne Cox.

  • PHILIP BLATHERWICK asks for information on Samuel Blatherwick who lived in Robin Hoods Yard, Nottingham. Date of birth unknown, but roughly around 1830. Samuel’s son was Henry Blatherwick (b 1851 & d 16 Mar 1907) who married Ann Whitworth (d 25 Sep 1923). They also lived Nottingham. Information is also sought on the children of Henry & Ann Blatherwick:- Richard Blatherwick, Albert Blatherwick, Jack Blatherwick, Ann Blatherwick (later Heaselden) & Alice Blatherwick (later Mather). To contact Philip Blatherwick.

  • FRED BRIARD wants to hear about George Blatherwick who was born in Nottingham round about 1860 & who emigrated to the USA, settling in East Orange, New Jersey. Can you help Fred?

  • BRIAN SUGDEN seeks information about Joseph Blatherwick baptised October1808 at Car Colston in Nottinghamshire. Parents were William & Mary Blatherwick. He moved to Lincolnshire & married Jane Codd in 1838 at Auborn. The couple are known to have lived at Bracebridge, Lincolnshire. Joseph died in 1868 at Lincoln County Hospital. Contact Brian Sugden if you have relevant information. 
  • TRICIA KINGis searching for information on Robert Hugh Blatherwick killed at the Somme in 1916 and George Harry Blatherwick who died at Gallipoli in 1915. The men were brothers from Radcliffe on Trent & were the children of George Blatherwick & Mary Ellen Blatherwick who lived in Radcliffe until the 1940s. If you can throw any light on the 2 brothers or their two sisters, please email Tricia
  • TRACEY JONES is looking for details of Harry Blatherwick & his wife Elizabeth (born Elizabeth Camm at Widmerpool). Their son, John Harold Blatherwick, was born in 1893 & married Florence Freeman. Tracey is descended from these Blatherwicks & would be pleased to hear more about them; so please get in touch with Tracey.
  • LINDA BONNING asks if the Blatherwicks living in Newark in 1881 at 6 Taylor’s Yard were connected with Ellen Blatherwick(born around 1874) & who had 7 children by her husband, Rupert Randall? The children were Gertrude (born 1899), Elsie, Billy, Alec, Phyllis, Nellie & Iris. Can you help Linda?
  • ROLLO BLATHERWICKwants to hear of any Blatherwicks living in South Africa. More specifically, he is looking for information on two brothers who were the first Blatherwicks to venture to South Africa. They were Lionel & Thomas Blatherwick. ANDRE KELLERMAN of Cape Town is related to two brothers, Lionel & Thomas Blatherwick, who are most likely descended from Lionel & Thomas Blatherwick, the first Blatherwicks in South Africa mentioned above by Rollo Blatherwick. Andre has found a grave for Thomas Blatherwick & records that Thomas was born at Stellenbosch near Cape Town on Aug 6th 1863 & died May 7th 1908 at St Helena Bay. Andre reports of another grave which is believed to be that of the father of Thomas: the inscription reads “William George Blatherwick, born at Leicester, England, 12th Mar 1826, died at St Helena Bay, 28th Jan 1901, aged 74 years and 10 months.”
  • WENDY JENNISON hopes to find out more about Jane Blatherwick (born Gedling 1786) who married Richard Jennison in 1804. Can anybody help Wendy?

  • CLAUDE BLATHERWICK from Texas seeks information on Samuel Nelson Blatherwick, both his parents & his family. Samuel was born at Nottingham in 1836, but moved to the USA serving in the Confederate Army 1862-5. He died in Bryan City, Texas aged 48 in 1884. Can you make connections to Samuel Nelson Blatherwick for Claude
  • ROBIN GOOCH seeks information about a man called Samuel A. Blatherwick who was born in England, but moved to Polk County in Texas. Sam was a shoemaker by trade. In the 1870s, he married a Mississipi girl called Smithia Jane Westbrooks & there were 3 daughters called Mary Blatherwick, Eleanor Blatherwick (born Nov 1879) &Lillian Blatherwick (born Dec 1881). Sam also had a son by an earlier marriage – the son was Charles Blatherwick born in 1861, also a shoe maker. Can anyone supply additional data about the Blatherwicks of Texas for Robin?
  • Australian JANE SEWELL is tracing her family tree & has spotted the following ancestors at Melton Mowbray in the 1890s or thereabouts: Alice Blatherwick, Charles Walter Blatherwick, Ruth Blatherwick, George Thomas Blatherwick & Lucy Blatherwick.Anyone who knows anything of these Blatherwicks should contact Jane
  • George Blatherwickmarried Mary Branson in the last quarter of 1844. Their daughter, Harriet Blatherwick, was born at Hoveringham on 14th January 1849. (She married Thomas Haynes of Nottingham in 1871).GRAHAM INKLEY would like to know if George & Mary Blatherwick had other children, as well as Harriet. Please contact Graham if you can help.
  • DOUGLAS HOLLINGSWORTHseeks information about Maria Blatherwick who married a Nottinghamshire man called Samuel Hollingworth. Sam was born about 1686, so Maria would have married round about 1705. Anyone with dates etc for Maria should email Doug.
  • South African Air Force pilot, R.A.W. Blatherwick (born 1921) was flying a Martin Maryland II in World War 2 when he was lost in a flying accident during gunnery practice in the Med on the 17th August 1941, but does anyone know his christian names? These are needed for a book being written by Kiwi Pelham Temple.
  • Mary Blatherwick married John Linley on 16th January 1769. NICOLA CARPENTER is researching the Linley’s of Burton Joyce. Any information about Mary Blatherwick would be gratefully received by Nicola
  • SHELLEY HARGREAVES is looking for information on George & Ann Blatherwick of Gunthorpe . George was born in Gunthorpe in 1829 & Ann was born there in 1832. In 1861 they are still in Gunthorpe & have 2 daughters, Catherine & Demaris.Please contact Shelley if you can help.
  • Blatherwicks in Fareham. Jane Elizabeth Blatherwickwas born in Fareham in 1826, married Thomas Stares & died 1895 in Portsmouth . John Blatherwick died 1857 & was a surgeon also in Fareham. If you have information about their parents etc, please talk to JULIE BRUTNELL 
  • In 1891 David Gear was a footman in Blatherwick Hall & travelled at some time with the family to South Africa. Are there any photos of the family & staff from this period? David was born in Suffolk in 1867 & later lived in Bournemouth. Any info please to Liz Larcombe.
  • TONY HARRIS is seeking information on two 19th century Blatherwicks from Nottingham. They are Mary Clemency Blatherwick (b 1790) and Mary Ann Blatherwick. Mary Ann travelled extensively in Europe – her passport was from 1853. Mary Clemency appears linked to the Beardmore family of Nottingham. If you have any information, please contact Tony Harris.
  • Blatherwicks of Ohio & New Jersey are of interest to Faith Nelke, who is descended from a John Blatherwick born in England approx 1818. The family settled in Ohio in the 1830s, where in 1862 Charles Blatherwick was born in Trumbull, Farmington. Later in the 1860s, the family moved to Blue Anchor (New Jersey) where Alexander Blatherwick was born in 1894. If you have information which may be of interest to Faith, she will be delighted to hear from you.
Blatherwick family history research
Contents list

Area of research interest

Approx dates covered

Name of the researcher

Blatherwick, Charles

died 1895

John Jeff

Blatherwick, Lily

1853 – 1934

John Jeff

Blatherwick- One name survey

All dates (Notts only)

Mark Grace

Blatherwicks in Canada

1872 –

John Blatherwick

Blatherwicks in the USA

1859 –

John Merchant

** Burton Joyce, Gedling

1789 – 1842

Margaret Tadman

** Burton Joyce, Colwick

1749 – 1851

Diane Lewis

** Carlton, Awsworth, Ilkeston

1824 – 1890

Anielka Briggs

** Exeter

circa 1800

John Blatherwick

** Orston

1760 –

Diane Lewis

** Oxton

1835 – 1920

Ann Sheppard

** Sheffield

circa 1800 – 1878

Kate E. Blatherwick

The Blatherwick Report (Notts, Hampshire, Ontario)

55 Blatherwicks

from 1711 – 1879���


** Blatherwicks born in these places or parishes Return to top of page

Blatherwick marriages & baptisms at the parishes of Burton Joyce, Gedling etc 1789 – 1842 have been researched at great length by Margaret Tadman & her detailed findings are available on this site. There is also a partial family tree, as well. To view these extensive pages of research (although in a slightly condensed format), please click on Margaret Tadman research

Dr Charles Blatherwick & Lily Blatherwick (see above)John Jeff is seeking further information on Dr Charles Blatherwick & his parents. John is descended from Charles through Edith Blatherwick who was the elder sister of Lily Blatherwick. Edith was to marry William Raikes in 1879, while her more famous sister, Lily, married A. S. Hartrick (OBE), the eminent artist (exhibited 29 times at the RA) & author of several art reference books. He was a friend of Gaugin.

John Jeff writes “The Blatherwick family spent the summer months of 1871 at Kilmahonaig, Crinan, Argyllshire (now Kilmahumaig), having journeyed up from Row (now Rhu) in Dunbartonshire by steamer. They kept a large illustrated diary of their stay, the Kilmahonaig Journal (in our bookshelves), listing their visitors, what they saw or shot for the pot, and anything of interest, together with pages of poetry or doggerel.” Regarding Dr Charles Blatherwick, he comments: “Edith Blatherwick’s father was Dr Charles Blatherwick, who studied for his MD in Dublin but, as far as I can discover, never actually practised medicine, as his occupation was ‘Gentleman’. A watercolour and landscape painter, he was Treasurer of the Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour (RSW), whose members seemed to enjoy sumptuous Dinners, and President of the Glasgow Pen & Ink Club. He only had 3 exhibits in the Royal Academy, a few of his watercolours adorn our walls, and there is also the beautifully illustrated-in-minature diary of his journey from Liverpool to Pau in SW France in 1880, in our bookshelves. He also wrote popular songs of the time, what would now be regarded as sentimental old rubbish, and there are a couple of examples amongst my sheet music. They all lived at a house called Dunaivon, Rhu, Helensburgh.” If you can help John Jeff with more info on Charles Blatherwick & his ancestors, please email John Jeff now.

William Blatherwick (b 1824 at Carlton, Notts) married Maria/Anna Johnson (b 1832/3 in Bottesford, Leicester). William & his wife had 8 children, namely Hannah/Anna (b 1853), Rebecca (b 1855), William (b approx Nov 1860), Mary (b 1863), Eliza (b 1865), Emma (b Sept 1869), James and Samuel (b 20 March 1857). Samuel married Margaret Varley*.

Some of Samuel & Margaret’s children were: Samuel (born out of wedlock 1884), Elizabeth (born about 1886), John (born about 1886), James (b 1890), Harry (b 1894), Ernest (b 1899), Albert Ernest (b 1902), Lillian (date?) & Naomi Doris (b 1905) – known as “Big” Doris! (There was a twin to “Big” Doris). Samuel & Margaret Blatherwick also took in children of relatives, for example Herbert Blatherwick whose mother was the Emma Blatherwick of the last paragraph. The first few children were born in Awsworth, Nottinghamshire. Awsworth is a village 7 kms west of Nottingham & just south of Eastwood. The other children were born at Ilkeston in Derbyshire. James Blatherwick (born 1890) married Eliza Savage & they had 3 children: Harry, Doris Hilda & one other daughter. The Ilkeston Advertiser featured James & Eliza Blatherwick in 1961:“A man, who started work at Cossall Colliery when he was 13 & earned 18d a day (less than 8p), and his wife celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary this weekend. They are Mr & Mrs James Blatherwick of 3 Little Hallam Lane, Ilkeston. Throughout his long career, Mr Blatherwick has worked as a collier, greengrocer, fishmonger, barman & finally fish-fryer. A native of Ilkeston, he was born on Awsworth Road & went to Chaucer School. He is a member of a family of 21, six of whom are still living.” So far 13 of this amazingly large family of 21 are accounted for, but somewhere are another 8 siblings or cousins/relatives brought up in this family. Do you know any Blatherwick who might be part of this family?

This research carried out by Anielka Briggs (nee Rice) living in Australia who is the granddaughter of Doris Hilda Blatherwick. Anielka is also knowledgeable about the Varley side of the family. More information is sought about the children of Samuel Blatherwick & their descendants. Anielka would like to hear from other researchers too. To contact her please click here * Margaret Varley’s sister Lydia went to the States & became a Mormon. Margaret’s Aunt Fanny (a Widdowson) also went to live in the States. Interesting family!

Elizabeth Blatherwick of Oxton (1835-1920). Elizabeth was christened at Oxton (Notts) on 26th April 1835. Her parents were Samuel Blatherwick (labourer) and Ann Blatherwick. When Elizabeth was 5 months pregnant, she married George Walker at Nuthall (Notts) on 13.3.1854. Elizabeth was able to sign her name on the marriage certificate, but George had to sign X. George (b 1835 approx) is said to have had a small farm at Greaves Lane, a hamlet near Edingley & Halam.

The couple went on to have 10 children before George died in 1881 at Oxton. The 10 children were Thomas (b 1854), William (b 1856), Mary (b 1859), Joseph (b 1861), Hannah (b 1863), George (b 1866), Lucy (b 1868), John (b 1871), Lizzie (b 1873), Ellen (b 1876). The first 8 children were born at Oxton.

Elizabeth died at Halam in 1920 aged 85. She outlived her husband by 39 years. In Oxton churchyard there are Walker family graves & also some impressive Blatherwick graves. These are situated behind the yew trees to the right of the church when seen from the road. The graves date from 1736 onwards. In the church is a flag with a brass plate saying ‘This state flag of Pennsylvania (USA) was given by the Governor (The Hon. J. S. Fine) to Oxton Church in 1951 to commemorate those sons of Oxton who in the 17th Century assisted William Penn in the founding of the famous colony’. Oxton Church registers commence in 1652. This information is supplied by Patricia Anne Sheppard (nee Walker) who is descended from Elizabeth Blatherwick & George Walker. More information is sought on both families.To contact Anne Sheppard.����

Blatherwicks In Texas, USA. John Merchant provides detail of his great grandfather & his grandfather who were itinerant cowboy boot makers living & working across Texas & California. Raymond Blatherwick born circa 1859 in Robertson County, Texas. Itinerant cowboy bootmaker who was described as “a prominent local bootmaker.”��Married Della [Wren] who was said to be descended from Sir Christopher Wren. At onetime, this Raymond Blatherwick was working at the town of Bryan, Texas, when he was asked to make boots for the band of the Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College at College Station Texas. Subsequently he was asked to move in order to work as bootmaker for the college. Today, students from the college tradionally wear high, leather boots as originally made by Raymond Blatherwick. Raymond Blatherwick born 1st April 1888 at Bryan, Texas (son of above Raymond). Also a cowboy bootmaker. (His sister is Mary Blatherwick). There were 2 children:- Raymond Blatherwick & Alma Ione Blatherwick. Raymond Blatherwick & his sister Mary were rodeo stars (see below). Alma Ione Blatherwick born 1905 in Dalhart, Texas. She was to marry John H. Merchant, a trial lawyer living in Amarillo, Texas. John Merchant, son of John H. Merchant, writes “My uncle, Raymond Blatherwick, and his sister, Mary Blatherwick, were rodeo stars in their younger days & did riding/roping and were tremendous athletes. They ended their rodeo careers in one of the last of the vaudeville touring shows: Ken Murray’s Blackouts of 1948, 1949 etc which I remember seeing as a kid.” To contact John Merchant, please click here.

Blatherwicks from Nottingham end up in Los Angeles. Donna Blatherwick has traced many family members to Inglewood Cemetery in Los Angeles. James Blatherwick born in Nottingham who married Mary Wheatley. No dates available so far. James Blatherwick, son of above, born Nottingham 1809, lacemaker by trade. Emigrated to USA in 1824. Married Cynthia Matilda Carswell (died 1865) & had 12 Blatherwick children! Namely Ann Elizabeth (b 1833), James Nelson (b 1836), Edwin Gordon (b 1838), Charles William (b 1841)), Norman Ralph (b 1844), Alica Adelia (b 1847), George R. (b 1849), twins James and Jane Amelia (b 1852), Frank Adelbert (b 1854), Rubie Ella (b 1858). The fourth child of the union was John Henry born Ohio in 1840. John Henry had two marriages: Ardelia Houghton & Nettie McArthur (a distant relative of General McArthur). John Henry’s son was George Washington Blatherwick (b 1878) who married Zay Amelia Bernham. Donna Blatherwick has more information if you wish to contact her.

A useful introduction to the history of the Blatherwick family has been put together at a website run byMark Grace. To check out Mark’s site called theBlatherwick Families of Nottinghamshire: A Local One-name Surveyplease tickle your mouse now!

Yorkshire Blatherwicks More information is sought about this family who lived in Sheffield. John Blatherwick, lace merchant, may have lived Sheffield (?) John Blatherwick (son of above), born 1827. Commission Agent & wholesale fruit merchant in Sheffield in 1862. Regarded as a very successful business man, he was also known to be a sugar importer & grocer. At time of wedding living on Occupation Road, Sheffield. Married 28 May 1857 at Christ Church, Doncaster, to Maria [Woodcock]. John’s business address in 1862 was 5 Bank Buildings in Sheffield & his home address was then 217 Western Bank. In 1864 he is recorded as living on Broomhill Terrace. In 1878 the couple are living at 25 Broom Grove, Sheffield, but later moved to Tyas Hall near Barnsley.

A coat of arms was adopted by the family (but see below for more about this). 

Under the crest there is a motto which says “Defensio non offensio .” The coat of arms is described thus:-� “He beareth Chequy argent and azure, a Chief Gules by the name of Blatherwicke, crest, an arm embowed in armour, holding a Sword ppr. – Granted Council of Trent A.D. 1564.” Chequey – a shield with a chequered surface; argent – usually shown as white since silver would tarnish; azure – blue; a Chief Gules – Gules was the colour red, while Chief was a geometrical design on the top part of the shield. Embowed – the arm was bent; ppr – proper (in its natural colours).Jane Leaper of Alberta, Canada, points out that the Council of Trent cannot have granted the Blatherwick coat of arms.� The Council was actually held in Trentino Italy (Trent is the English name for Trentino) and the Council� was held to resolve problems in the Roman Catholic church.� It did not grant arms, and would have had no power to grant arms to an English family anyway.� So, I rather think the Sheffield Blatherwicks were the victims of a Victorian con-man; something which�is interesting in itself.� (Jane is descended from Ann Blatherwick, born Carlton, Nottingham, in 1790). John & Maria Blatherwick had 7 children:-

Harold Nelson Blatherwick (eldest son of above) married at St Marks Church, Sheffield, to Marion Searles. One child – Ronald Blatherwick John Bertram Blatherwick (youngest son of John & Maria above) borm 19 May 1878. – This information supplied by Kate E. Blatherwick who is descended from John Bertram Blatherwick (there is a Kent connection). Kate welcomes further information. HELP! However, her email address has changed – anybody have a working email for her? Audrey Buxton has some info on the Sheffield family of John & Maria Blatherwick & would like to pass it on to Kate Blatherwick.Return to top of page

Orston, Nottinghamshire A Canadian enthusiast called Diane Lewis is descended from the Blatherwicks & Craggs of Orston Notts. Her family tree is summarised below. (Note that c means christened)

Thomas Cragg c 9 Nov 1722 Orston, Notts married 19 Nov 1750 Flawboro’, Notts Mary Slater, c 15 Sep 1722
William Cragg* (son of Thomas) c 7 Jan 1763, Orston married 9 Sep 1784, Orston Dorothy Blatherwick* c 18 April 1760
John Cragg (son of William) Orston, frame work knitter # married 14 Aug 1810 Ann Blatherwick, Burton Joyce #
Samson Cragg # frame work knitter

* These had 11 children including John # In the 1851 Census all 3 are listed as living at No. 13 Orston Diane Lewis would be pleased to hear from other researchers. To email herplease click here.

Other Blatherwick information from Diane Lewis refers to Colwick & Burton Joyce:– William Blatherwick married Tabitha Ward on 9 Feb 1724 at Colwick Notts John Blatherwick married Hannah Cook on 26 Feb 1749 at Burton Joyce. John may have been the son of William & Tabitha, but not proven. John c 4 Nov 1726 at Burton Joyce, Hannah c Mar 1726 or 1728 at Arnold, Notts. The couple had 4 children: John c 17 Nov 1750, Samuel c 10 Feb 1754, Dorothy c 18 Apr 1760, James c 20 Mar 1763.

Canadian Blatherwicks originating in Devon This information has kindly been provided by Francis John Blatherwick who prefers to be known as John Blatherwick. John is a Canadian who is eminent in medical & naval circles. He has twice been decorated for his services. Has 4 children, so he is helping the Blatherwick surname to spread across Canada! There is now a family website with more information than displayed in the outline below. Visit John’s site at www.blatherwick.net The family tree begins thus:- John Blatherwick of Exeter, a physician, married Elizabeth (Holmes). [No dates available so far]. John Joseph Blatherwick, son of above, married Agnes (Wilkins). John Joseph was a sea captain who died in 1844 – he drowned in Hong Kong harbour. There were 2 children: Eliza, who married Cedric Pillar or Pellar, and John (see below). John Blatherwick, son of above, 1841 – 1924. Born Luton & married Susan Harford (Silcocks) in 1862 at Hitchin, Hants. Lived Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon, but moved to Canada in 1872. Became a Baptist minister in 1884 & from about 1900 ministered on an Indian reservation.

John & Susan had 10 children; the first five being born in England with the other five born in Ontario & Winnipeg:- John Henry Charles b 1862, Maria Thirza b 1864, Francis Gobden b 1865, Henry b 1867, Eva Agnes b 1870, Charles Harford b 1872, Samuel Sharland b 1873, Joseph Henson b 1875, Susan b 1877, Annie Sarah b 1879. Further information about these children & their descendants is available from John Blatherwick via www.blatherwick.net

To contact John Blatherwick in Canada,please prod your mouse now

Can you help to develop this website & make it more useful to people interested in the Blatherwick family? Please send any material which you are willing to share to the email address below. Thank you.

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Jeremy Blatherwick

Jeremy has been a solicitor at Tallents for many years, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather, who were both solicitors in Tallents.

Based in the Newark office, Jeremy specialises in commercial and residential property law and is head of the conveyancing department.

Additionally, he has considerable experience in advising on Architectural and Structural Engineer’s Consultation Appointments and Collateral Warranties.

Jeremy is a Director of Jeremy Blatherwick Ltd, a Partner Company in Tallents.


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Interpretation Centre at Newark cemetery up the main Drive from London Road (left  side)  by appointment for groups. 



This is a privately owned and maintained, not-for-profit, website which is supported privately, the content here is solely the responsibility of Laurence Goff. As a fitting tribute to the people who resting place is at Newark cemetery. The views expressed our solely my own and do not reflect  Newark Town Council.

I have been walking around Newark cemetery since  2004. In 2005 we set up a group Friends Of Newark Cemetery, I have been Chairman for the last three years. I had an opportunity to have a blog for the last four years and I have had 35,700 visit across the UK, and the World. Many kind words which I really enjoy and appreciate from people that have contacted me. It has intrigues me, something that makes me want to look into who is buried and history going back to 1856, which has been fascinating.


The Friends of Newark Cemetery next meeting, to be held at Newark Town Hall in the Pickin Room  on Tuesday 18th March 2015. Arrive at 1:45pm for a cuppa meeting will start at 2:00pm.


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Laurence Goff  I have put it together in the public interest it do not represent Newark Town Council views. It dedicated to the thousands of  people since 1856.  Many are happy to have a resting place at Newark Cemetery for all to see and view. Having a means of further promoting Newark cemetery, and encouraging interested people to join the tribute. This is a privately owned and maintained, not-for-profit, website which is supported privately, the content here is solely the responsibility of Laurence Goff 

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One thought on “48 Blatherwicks That Are Buried in Newark-On-Trent Nottinghamshire UK

  1. It’s good to see a location of such historical and social importance being researched and popularised on the web; some very interesting information and a good range of pictures. Thank you!

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