Category Archives: Stapleford

Nottingham and the Invasion of France: The Expedition to Quiberon, 1795

by Michael Kirkby Whilst watching an episode of the Hornblower series (Napoleonic maritime drama staffing Ioan Gruffudd, based on the books by C.S. Forester) the audience is provided with an excellent window into the life of the Royal Navy during … Continue reading

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Arthur Mee

by Frank E Earp Biography: Arthur Henry Mee was born in Stapleford Nottinghamshire on 21st July 1875. He was the second child and eldest son, of the ten children born to Henry and Mary Mee (nee Fletcher). Henry Mee was … Continue reading

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