Delbridge of Cornwall, Arizona & Mexico

Delbridge of Cornwall, Arizona & Mexico

My wife Ally’s great-grandfather was John Delbridge, a gold-miner from the parish of St. Agnes in Cornwall. He lived an extraordinary life that took in the copper mines of Mexico and Arizona, among many other places. In 1902, he married Elfrida Rudall, eldest...
De Robeck of Gowran Grange, Co. Kildare & the Focks of Estonia

De Robeck of Gowran Grange, Co. Kildare & the Focks of Estonia

The de Robecks have always been fighting men. They descend from a north German family who became all powerful in Estonia during the 17th century. The 2nd Baron de Robeck served with the Franco-American army against the British redcoats in the American War of...