The Restoration Man and Major Dudley Ackland The Restoration Man is a successful Channel 4 series that features George Clarke helping neglected architectural treasures across Britain. This summer they filmed in Pembrokeshire and focused on a propGeorge Clarke filming The Restoration Man in Pembrokeshire. The Last Invasion of Britainerty built by Maj Dudley Ackland, a […]
David Louis Clemetson may well have been the first black officer in the British Army. This is an honour that is often assigned to Walter Tull but, despite previous soldier service, Walter did not commission as an officer until 30 May 1917, whereas David commissioned on 27 Oct 1915 (see the London Gazette below). Little is […]
This beautiful jacket was owned and worn by Colonel Spence Colby. It is currently on display in the Firing Line Museum in Cardiff Castle.