Mark Jarvis Update
Thank you for all the kind messages. Mark is still missing after falling from the summit ridge during bad weather. Search teams...
Dennis Jarvis 1935-2018
My father Dennis Jarvis died today, aged 82, the last surviving Jarvis of his generation.
The Search For Valkyrie
Valkyrie Jarvis, the daughter of Thomas Jarvis, has the distinction of being the only woman in Britain to be named after an 1895 Americas Cu
Love And War: Winnifred Jarvis and Frederick Frost
The touching story of Winifred Marion Jarvis and her marriage to Frederick Frost, who suffered horrible injuries in the Battle of Ancre on t
An Odd Choice Of Church For A Wedding
Getting married in a parish that had nothing to do with the bride or groom was a bit odd. And it was quite a distance from where they lived
The Sad And Tragic Life Of Maria Hopps
There is no shortage of adventure and passion in the stories of my forebears, but this isn’t one of them. It’s the story of a woman who spen
In Search Of Maria Vaughan (1832-1921)
Wife of Charles Robert Owen Jarvis, she died senile and was given a pauper's burial in a grave with 21 other people. The sad end of Mari
Walking In The Footsteps Of Charles Robert Owen Jarvis
Having spent eight months meticulously researching my family roots back to the East End of London, it was on the 18th May 2017 that I set...
The Jarvis Tombs: A Visit To Tower Hamlets Cemetery
Today we're going to a glorious peaceful oasis in the centre of the East End to visit the sisters of my great great grandfather. Yes - i