From Hertford Reference Library:
The Dictionary of National Biography and The Victoria History of Hertfordshire
From the Library of the Society of Genealogists:
O’Byrne’s Naval Biography and The Naval Gazette 1809
From the Hertfordshire Archives: The School Log Books for Bengeo
The Parish Records for Bengeo and The Census Returns
Extracts from copies of The Hertfordshire Mercury of C19th
From Hertford Museum:
The Biography of Joshua Gosselin of Guernsey
The Journal of Frances Marshall Gosselin: a family MS
War at Sea in the Age of Sail by Andrew Lambert
Waterford in Times Past compiled by Peter and Heather Fogg
The web site of the National Maritime Museum
Thanks to the staff at the Hertford Museum and at HALS at County Hall for their help.
I would like to thank everyone else who inspired, encouraged and helped me with this project.
©Gill Cordingley March 2002