John Bley of East Leake & London 1674-1731: distiller & benefactor

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ISBN-13: 9780953171033

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Description

Description

John Bley has long been remembered in East Leake as a great village benefactor and the founder of its first school. This book traces his humble beginnings in Nottinghamshire, his life in London’s Thames Street and rise to fortune, his surprising relationship with Sir Thomas Parkyns of Bunny and his far-reaching impact on his native village. 236pp b/w illus.

Additional information

Additional information

Weight 0.597 g
Format

Paperback

Publication Date

2012

Publisher

Easte Leake Local History Society