Tag Archives: Arnaud Aurejac-Davis

The Greenwood Tree – May 2016

The May edition of The Greenwood Tree will be mailed to members this week. The Editor, Bob Barber, gives a preview of the contents. The rather startling front cover of the May issue of The Greenwood Tree highlights an important … Continue reading

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The Dirdoe family of Gillingham, Dorset, and their capture by pirates

Thomas Dirdoe who was born in 1588 in Gillingham, Dorset, was the 11th Great Grandfather of SDFHS member, Arnaud Aurejac-Davis, who tells the fascinating story of the capture of Thomas and his son by Barbary pirates. The first Thomas Dirdoe … Continue reading

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