Danny Dyer’s Family Tree Part 2: Watermen and Lightermen


“Redknap’s men would wend their way through the Poplar marshes, and would need more than a pint of Ale when they arrived at the Inn on Dolphin Lane, they would … Continue reading Danny Dyer’s Family Tree Part 2: Watermen and Lightermen

The Redknapp Family History Part 2; Blackwall Taverns, Smugglers, and Jewish Ancestry?


Joseph Edward Redknap  1816 – 1850? –  Sarah Pressman 1813 to 1882 Given That Harry Redknapp has been a very popular Manager of London football team Tottenham Hotspur, who have a … Continue reading The Redknapp Family History Part 2; Blackwall Taverns, Smugglers, and Jewish Ancestry?

Jamie Foreman’s Family Story; Part 1 Origins in Faversham, Kent


Unless the Foremans were the only honest shipwrights in the whole of North Kent, it is almost impossible to imagine, that a family of carpenters and shipwrights were not up to their eyes in the business.