The Letters of Captain John Orrok

The Letters of Captain John Orrok

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Discovered in an attic long after his death, The Letters of Captain John Orrok tell the fascinating story of the life of a Scottish family in the first years of the 19th Century. They open a window on the world in which John lived, revealing his innermost thoughts on everything from great historical events to the price of acorns.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • Matador
  • Market Harborough, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1906221782
  • 9781906221782

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What started as a humble family tree has finished with a revealing book of letters * Wanstead and Woodford Guardian * McBrayne provides an unobtrusive and sensitive narrative giving us useful linkage between the different stages in the lives of John Orrok and his family * The Scottish Genealogist *
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About Alison McBrayne

Alison McBrayne is an NHS administrator, local magistrate and supporter of Leyton Orient FC. She lives in North East London with her husband, the great-great-great grandson of John Orrok.
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