The HUNTRISS Connection


The letter dated 30th March was the last in the collection. Did he leave school at Easter? We don't know.

All we do know is that his father seems to have agreed with Charles' wish to go into farming. The 1881 census shows him ar Redlands Farm in Lightburn, a village in Warwickshire some 6 miles south of Leamington Spa.


At the time of the census,John, his first son, wss just 9 months old. You can read his story here.