John Chivers (1856 - 1944)


John Chivers (1856-1944)


John married Elizabeth (b 1859, Rye, Sussex). (1901 census: Born: Tonbridge, Kent; Address:East Ferry Rd 21; Occupation: Sail Machinist; Parish: Poplar; Ecclesiastical parish: St. John).

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Recent Blog Entries

Vigenonilateral Negotiations and Stockholm Syndrome

As Lawrence Tomlinson explains in the above excerpt, the reason negotiations between the EU and other nations take so long is because they are not in fact bilateral, but have been vigenonilateral – i.e. not between two parties, but between 29! This is a long-standing problem in the EU. How do you reconcile the balance … Continue reading


Arrogance in Academia

This piece was originally written earlier this year, but I didn’t get around to posting it. However, a talking head piece by Richard Dawkins, someone I admire for his other work in evolutionary biology and promoting atheism, once more reminded me of its relevance in the debate around the EU. People are getting hot under … Continue reading


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