Ian Bernard

Independent Historian

Ian Bernard studied Archaeology at the University of Wales, Lampeter. He has worked on many different sites in the United Kingdom from many different periods ranging from Neolithic to early industrial. He has worked for CADW, Fishbourne Museum and Somerset Archaeological Society amongst others. It was whilst working with the Bermuda Maritime Museum on an excavation of the earliest stone built European fort in the Western Hemisphere that he discovered his passion for colonial history and archaeology.

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Walter Daniel John Tull (1888-1918)

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