JRPHistory - an exploration into the history of kingston Upon Thames & HM Customs & Excise
19th Century Kingston Upon Thames 19th Century Customs Officer A Trio of 19th Century Housemaids

Welcome to the website of  JOHN R PINK.

John is a historian, lecturer & publisher. Since 1993, he has produced over a dozen books & booklets & a score of talks, covering aspects of the history of the ancient royal town of KINGSTON UPON THAMES & the CUSTOMS
(1200 AD onwards) & EXCISE (1643 onwards)

The purpose of this site is to inform & promote interest in these subjects.

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