Tag Archives: Downton

Two brothers disabled in the First World War…

and the third who didn’t make it home Over the last couple of weeks I’ve posted about two brothers – Bob and Bert Smith – from the South Wiltshire village of Downton who both served in, and were disabled by … Continue reading

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Julian Fellowes’ great-grandfather and the real Downton

This week’s off-topic blog is about as far removed from cerebral palsy, twinless twins, traumatic death and bereavement as it’s possible to get. It’s a short homage to an enterprising Victorian who founded the Downton Agricultural College, the second such … Continue reading

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