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Tagged With: John Francis Day

Engineering dynasties – The Lighthouse Stevensons

  I have just finished reading Bella Bathurst’s “The Lighthouse Stevensons”, the story of the family of engineers who built Scotland’s lighthouses.  The book was our reading group’s choice for June and I began reading it as an well written, engrossing family story but then started to find it an unexpected source of material, both … Continue reading »

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My Grandfather’s Clock

Anyone who has followed my stories about my mother’s family could assume that my engineering genes are solely a Liversedge inheritance however my career path was closer to that of my father’s father, John Francis Day. Unfortunately Granny Day had none of the Liversedge hoarding gene and there are no tantalising tin boxes from her, … Continue reading »

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