Sunday, 1 April 2007

Dulcote website

Though I haven't yet found any ancestors from Dulcote, I was really impressed by this website, Historical Sketches of Dulcote.

Of particular interest to me was the page on quarrying, as I believe my grandfather worked at Dulcote quarry, though it may possibly have been one of the other quarries nearer Croscombe. I was also fascinated to learn that there were once paper mills at Dulcote.

And if you wondered how people got around in 1910, check the picture of the stage coach.


Bobbi C. said...

That stagecoach is so cool! Look at all those people piled up on top! We had stagecoaches in the US, too, but only the drivers and perhaps a guard sat on top (if they were carrying money, like a Wells Fargo coach).

Fascinating stuff, Derek!

bobbi c.

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