Names we like…

Every now and again in Miller’s Towers, we come across names that make us smile in the course of researching our books. Here’re some we’ve found recently: May Doorbar, Charlotte Rhead’s housekeeper. Gwendoline Suckling, decorator at Poole Pottery from 1935-39. Thelma Bush, decorator at Poole Pottery, from 1966-68. Fuller Pilch, cricket batsman, known for his […]

BBC Antiques Roadshow on the Channel Islands

Well, at least the rain held off! It was that that everyone seemed most worried about as the merry band of Antiques Roadshow production crew and specialists gathered in the beautifully manicured grounds of Saumarez Manor on the idyllic island of Guernsey. The photo above shows the event just before the gates opened. What you […]