and HISTORY RESEARCH Topics
||The findings of various smaller research projects
are detailed via the links below.
These may have
resulted from projects carried out for clients
[and reported with their permission]; from the
researching of a photograph of local interest; or
the fortuitous discovery of some item of local history
or family history that has been further investigated.
Some of the photograph research has developed from
finding items by the local Speight photographers and
some of these may be detailed on the
Some of these
project findings have been or can be incorporated into
lectures tailored to your organisation. For a listing of
current lectures given and
can be found by clicking the link.
The Loake Family of Wilcote and Witney -
research into this family has now been published - see
John Frearson Publications.
2] The Tayler
family of Northleach - research into this
family has now been published - see John Frearson
3] Gimpsons of Leicester - A
Photograph of the
staff at Gimpsons of Leicester was
purchased on EBay as one Director was a William Henry
FREARSON, member of a Leicestershire family [ref: L29]
studied in the Frearson One-Name Study. A scan is
included with the names for the benefit of family
4] The Walbrook Glee
Singers - An enquiry about a photograph, led to
its donation to the Speight Archive. The story of
the four singers, and a connection to another project,
the Rugby Cement history is recounted on the
Ibstock United Football
Club - a named photograph of the team in
1902 - 1903, taken when it appeared at auction in 2009.
Further details can be obtained from:-
John Frearson - email@example.com