Note that one of the windows is stained glass - apparently a fairly recent addition. The Non-Conformists under Cromwell did not approve of stained glass and smashed many of them - no reason to think Shalfleet escaped
On to Shalfleet, IOW June 13th 2012 Shalfleet was an important stop because it seemed to be a likely home for our Richard Door of Portsmouth, New Hampshire - the Parish records reveal a strong family history of the Dores up to and after 1645 (0ur Richards presumed birth year). Richard Dores appear in generation after generation, and a good number of the Dores are tailors.
Unfortunatly, by the census of 1841 there do not appear to ... read more
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