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A.W Todd: Yard Culture

Like any work place, Masonry had a culture of its own that existed within the confines of the working day and the …

A.W Todd: Working Class Pride

“I was actually responsible for some arches on a church in Marsham Street, of which I was very proud.” When we talk …

A.W Todd: The Apprentice

Humble beginnings now for Todd. Whilst some of the previous blogs have looked at stops along the way in Todd’s memoir, it …

Like many other autobiographical writers Ernest Richard Shotton was very much about playing down his memoir. He intended the memoir to be private and wrote that if it was published, he did not want the names … → November 9, 2015

Arthur P Jacobs: Home and family

The first chapter of Arthur memoir is called, ‘Small Beginnings’, which I think is a perfect representation of Arthur’s early home and …