We live in a Georgian house and whilst we adore it's stylish simplicity and elegant proportions when winter sets in we hate the draughty sash windows and the huge heating bills.
|Sarah Vaughton b. May 1711 d.1749|
A Great-Aunt made it her life's work to trace our family tree back to the English Civil War and it turns out that we are direct descendants of Oliver Cromwell. Personally I'd have preferred to be of Royalist stock, the wigs were far more fabulous. However the family can also boast Thomas Guy, founder of Guy's Hospital, London, as one of our own.
|John Cook of Greenwich (married Sarah 26 Jan 1757)|
|Sarah Cook (nee Vaughton) b. 10 June 1739 d.19 November 1811|
|I've become hooked on Georgette Heyer's Georgian novels thanks to the lovely Alex|
My favourite glass makes even cheapo lager taste better.