interesting marriage capers
Victim: John Airey 1828-1914
Circumstance: When John Airey the grocer remarried in 1883, his children reacted with anger. William had a loud quarrel with his father, who it’s reported kicked him down the stairs. Nance put two words in her diary, just two, ‘New Era’.
Origin of this story: Letters from Gwen Arnall and Roger Timmis