Saturday, July 26, 2003

Fact Finding Mission

Since my arrival in England on July 3, 2003 I have gathered much data and many resources to further my research. I have been overwhelmed by the kindness and encouragement of many people who have gone out of their way to help. I would particularly like to thank David Gasson and Henry Grissell of Brightling for their time and willingness to lend resources.

My husband and I have just returned to Lewes from a 17 day tour of the West Country (counties of Devon, Dorset, Somerset and Cornwall). Among the fascinating places we visited are Buckland Abbey, former home of the Fuller Eliott Drakes and Killerton, former home of the Aclands. I have been taking digital pictures and have gathered enough information to keep me busy updating the main website and genealogy site for months to come.