5½ weeks after he had his head cut open by being knocked down by some roughs in the street, William Aitken suffered a life of Epilepsy in hospitals and asylums. His wife left the children to fend for themselves and it would appear he never saw any of them again.
SCAMBLER, Thomas William
This is the fascinating story or Thomas William Scambler where a detailed court case makes for a good read
HODGES, Annie Harriet
b.1831 - d.1911 Annie Harriet Conway was born on the 16th August 1831 in Holborn, Camden, England to parents Charles Conway and Ann Thiselton, she was baptised on the 4th...
Was an unfortunate accident responsible for this man’s epilepsy?
Daughter of famous colonial architect who built Sydney.
AUDAIN, Cyril Bannatyne
b.1861 -d.1916 During his early life Cyril Audain must have enjoyed advantages and privileges most of the patients in Long Grove could only dream about. The son of a prominent...
BENTLEY or MACHON, Minnie
The young bookkeeper and the Silk Merchant
Lost her twin brother, aged 4
b. 1849 - d.1902 Caroline Blomquist [Karoline Kirstine Blomquist, formally Jensen, nee Sørensen] Caroline was Danish, and although she and her family have been found in the 1850, 1860 and...
BARFORD, Maria Celia
b.1863 - d.1918 1860s Marian (or Maria) Celia Barford was born in Brixton in the first quarter of 1863 to Frederick Sayer Barford, aged 39, and his 31 year old...