The Gentry is a history of England told through its families. This website contains family trees, a few maps and many images illustrating some of the background to the twelve families who carry the story of England in the book.

Read a sample chapter about Sir John Oglander, the 17th-century squire of Nunwell in the Isle of Wight, his life and family, his dreams and ambitions and the tragedies that struck him....

The Pinckneys Links

For a map of 1757 Carolina see http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/hmap/id:hmap1757d4

 

For an inventory at Hampton see http://south-carolina-plantations.com/charleston/hampton.html