The Letters of Captain John Orrok
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.
- Paperback | 184 pages
- 156 x 234mm
- 05 Jun 2008
- Troubador Publishing
- Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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 *
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.