New member book: From Somerset to Portman Square, the Portman Family and their Estates By Richard Bowden and Tom Mayberry.
16th January 2023
Image: Aerial view of Bryanston House, c.1980. Photo copyright Sue Sieger The Portman family were one of the most influential families in Somerset and Dorset from the 16th to the 20th centuries, and their estates made them among the largest landowners. The book is 192 pages long, with well over 100 illustrations, a detailed family tree and plans showing…
John Cox (1939-2022)
15th September 2022
Remembering former HHAG Committee member and Newsletter Editor John Cox. John was part of St Albans. He brought scholarship, a keen mind and of course his loyalty and commitment expressed in his Church involvement. No conversation with John was ever dull or uninstructive. Born in Peacehaven on the 22nd July 1939 John and family then…