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                                                                  Chapter 2
                                                   Prologue - the Roadknights in England
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Many Parts
                      “R     OADKNIGHT - What an unusual name!
                             Where does it come from?”
                                                                                                                                                   William is a very old name for a Roadknightnpin
                                                                                                                                                                                                very u – le
                                                                                                                                                   fact down through the generations the eldestasant
                                                                                                                                                                                               erec insecu
                                                                                                                                                   son was usually named William. And often the re. In r my fa
                                                                                                                                                                                                     ted                fo
                                                                                                                                                                                             an           I am

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Self-published family history
                      It’s an occupational surname in its origin,
                                                                                                                                                   second son was Thomas. This book object in a willi the ev mily an
                                                                                                                                                                                       Ham contains
                      like Taylor, Carter, Clarke, Butcher, Falconer,                                                                                                                                                  n           ent          d li
                                                                                                                                                   lot of Williams and Thomases, so inilton book, to y w g to fo
                                                                                                                                                                                      the this th
                                                                                                                                                                                                              an                                     ke
                      Plowman, etc. There are roadknights in the                                                                                                                           p                          ay I        rwar of one wise
                      Domesday Book (1086), which indicates that                                                                                                                    for u the e. ought a
                                                                                                                                                   reduce confusion, we will often putrpos years of                         can         d
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 be of so des being                two
                                                                                                                                                   birth and death in brackets after the or £1 Arthu log hu
                                                                                                                                                                                  buil          name.                                   serv        ir           fines rooms,
                      the term dates from Anglo-Saxon times (i.e. pre-                                                                                                                   d it          5. H r app t mig                       ice.” able                          on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                cou . Arthu e for

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            book by James Campbell.
                      Norman). A roadknight (then spelt “radcniht”)                                                                                Let us start this narrative, not up for thre amilto roved if ht be er
                                                                                                                                                                                         with the earliest                                                           ld be       r co        fe
                                                                                                                                                                                Cro         by ro          e ti    n co          it co       ecte              Nor                     uld males
                      was a mounted retainer; he held a small amount                                                                                                                 w
                                                                                                                                                   of the Roadknights shown in our genealogical es                        u                       d                           sp
                                                                                                                                                                              was n“ for ugh ca m th ldn’t ge uld be for                                            fo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              been lk Par ared “hnot see to be p
                      of land on condition of being available to give                                                                                                         Roadknight (1754-1820)
                                                                                                                                                   tables, but with Thomas ad “in                 £17.       rpen       at.           t an done
                                                                                                                                                                                           d                      te         Bu                             mor called sonage owever how tw aid for
                      mounted service to his lord. “Road” comes from                                                                               the first of the family an ded to Australia.BuHe rs in th t “It m yone to
                                                                                                                                                                             to reach ispensa                rnet                                                 e pap       21.1        job           rou o carp from
                                                                                                                                                                               swer th re bl n t
                                                                                                                                                   was baptised 25.2.1754 at Marton,e Warks,yand asked
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               e se        ig              in 18                    2.         (f
                      the same root as “ride” and “raid” - and that tells                                                                                                               the        siden eces                       rvic ht be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         e                       28. erwork 1826) or wh gh”; th enters
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             if                                                               m           ich
                      its own tale. A “knight”, in Anglo-Saxon times                                                                               on 28.4.1778 was married at Dunchurch, Warks sary, or the bu of the
                                                                                                                                                                            Ham              purp
                                                                                                                                                                                                    ose? of
                                                                                                                                                                                                           ce                                            The                        the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         job ust not tender New
                                                                                                                                                                          such ilton, five miles“ east the C                              ildin                refe                           was
                      spelt “cniht”, was not always Sir Somebody;                                                                                  to Ann Worth of Dunchurch, pera d                                    hief will a             g       D.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             C       rence                          star suffer. s had
                      he was once a boy or youth, later a young male                                                                                                     succ brother William (1751-
                                                                                                                                                   of Marton. (His elder esso          ispla haps                             D. C       room          On onstab            to W                         ted
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              som After
                                                                                                                                                                                             y of                                   onst                    22          le         il
                      servant, then a military servant or follower.
                                                                                                                                                   1826), a tanner, was alsopen r, saidat Marton and in
                                                                                                                                                                                                      inan h                             able         Secr .12.18 ” lead liam R                                    e tim
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          etar         27 H        s          oa                         e

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           This fascinating history of
                                                                                                                                                                       atta                  a                       w                                                       amil to the dknigh
                                                                                                                                                   became one of the twoched sably n small p ity on ard
                                                                                                                                                                             Churchwardens there.)                                                 “I u         y:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ton                     t as
                      Because a son often had the same occupation                                                                                                     not                                                      scor
                                                                                                                                                                                 to th       eces         lace       the             n                  n
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  to th derstan                          wro next it             “Ch
                      as his father it is not easy to define when                                                                                                    wou continu e house sa Worth
                                                                                                                                                   There were a number of members of thery, an of confi part of at                                                                            te to       em         ie
                                                                                                                                                                          ld         e            ,                      n                       Mr e “Chie d the                                               not f
                      an occupation became a surname. Reaney’s                                                                                     family at Dunchurch loand at the because d it sh ement his
                                                                                                                                                                               se it in neighbouring                                                   WR          f”        G                       the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Col ed:
                                                                                                                                                                                    s ga                               ou           w          not          oad Const azette is                                 onia
                      Dictionary of English Surnames puts the first                                                                                Church Lawford; and as we shall. H josome of oadkn ld not as
                                                                                                                                                                                           ol see b an R                                             p
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the ublicly knight able of forwar                                      l

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         some of Australia’s earliest
                                                                                                                                                                                                 e w is d th             ight        be                          notifi of th
                      definite date for Roadknight as a surname at                                                                                 them became quite wealthy. But there te no e go     an
                                                                                                                                                                                                            da                 mig           Gaz duty                            e
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            se ded
                      1221, and the county as Warwickshire. Parish                                                                                 known connection with the Charles Frederick gaol vernm ht of ette. B of one ed as a Lower veral d weekly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       of at ent               th         urn          an        “C           Cly        istr
                      registers, which are often a prime source of                                                                                 Worth from Lincolnshire who became couturier                               leas         and e Gazet ett not d requ hief”, is de, th icts.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   t                        te be        ed                                ough
                      information, in Warwickshire do not go back                                                                                  to the Empress Eugenie of France.                                                     rem notify                          th ires             per
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ission to th ordered e lett a cop formin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          settlers was designed with
                      beyond the 1530s, many not beyond the 1630s,
                                                                                                                                                   DUNCHURCH - The fact that Thomas                                                                    of th e Tre             to M er:- “L y of th g
                      so there is a big blank of 300 or 400 years.                                                                                                                                                                                           e St        as                     et
                                                                                                                                                   Roadknight (1754-1820) moved to Dunchurch                                                                      amp urer onr W Roa a co e
                      MARTON - The late Mary Halfhead nee                                                                                          may suggest that there was not enough work
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        .“             acco dknig py
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            unt          ht,
                      Roadknight traced several generations of                                                                                     in Marton for both him and his elder brother.                                                                                                   of th

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            a straightforward layout,
                      Roadknights at Marton, Warwickshire from                                                                                     Both were leather workers. (Dare we imagine a
                      1698, and before that several generations at                                                                                 distant connection with the saddlery needed by
                      Long Itchington, three miles south of Marton.                                                                                an Anglo-Saxon mounted retainer?)
                      She formed the opinion that the forebears of
                                                                                                                                                   Dunchurch was on a busy road; the Dun Cow
                      “our” Roadknights moved to Marton from

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       consisting of mostly text with
                                                                                                                                                   Inn had stabling for 120 horses; and until the
                      Long Itchington in the mid-seventeenth century.
                                                                                                                                                   railway came it was a market town and a
                      Other Roadknights lived two miles further south
                                                                                                                                                   considerably more important place than nearby
                      at Southam. Of course there are Roadknights
                                                                                                                                                   Rugby. The townsfolk show visitors the former
                      recorded in Birmingham and Coventry and
                                                                                                                                                   smithy, complete with a young chestnut tree on

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       some pictures and family tree
                      elsewhere in Warwickshire and adjoining
                                                                                                                                                   the site of an old chestnut, which they claim as
                                                                                                                                                   Wordsworth’s blacksmith’s shop. They also
                      The church at Marton bears the unusual name of                                                                               point out the house where the Gunpowder
                      Saint Esprit (Holy Spirit), suggesting an ancient                                                                            plotters of 5th November 1605 waited to hear

                      French connection. An 1804 map (ref Q 575/17)                                                                                whether their plot to blow up Parliament House
                      in the Warwick County Record Office shows                                                                                    had been successful. Any visitor who dares to
                      two pieces of land at Marton in the name of                                                                                  doubt is liable to be threatened with a term in
                      William Roadknight, one of 7 3⁄4 acres beside                                                                                the stocks which still stand on the otherwise
                      the River Itchen. (Please don’t ask whether there                                                                            charming village green. The handsome church
                      were mosquitoes by that river as the name may                                                                                is surrounded by charming old cottages, many
                      suggest.)                                                                                                                    thatched and/or half-timbered. In the main


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working with both                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1887) and his 1890 Mayoral Annual Report.

the publisher and the author to
incorporate their specific requirements,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Small press publications, these were produced
such as extensive footnotes and graphics.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              by William Little’s great grandson.

Essentials of Business Law

Published by Tertiary Press.

A hefty tome at over 1300 pages, this project took over
a year from start to finish, with numerous drafts and
then further alterations due to laws changing while the
textbook was being put together.

The designer I worked with created the initial overall
“look” of the book, and I took the project from there to
pre-press, doing all the page layout, styling and editorial
                                                                                                               Talking Kids

                                                   Design and desktop publishing of a 100 page
                                                 bi-monthly publication with a 20,000 print run,
                                          distributed via newsagencies. Three issues produced.

                                           As the sole person responsible for design and layout,
                                             I was required to work closely with the publisher/

Melbourne Girls’ College “Upstream” yearbook for 2005

Design and desktop publishing of an 80 page magazine,
combination of colour and black & white.                   rne Girl
                                                                      s’ College
                                                     MelbouYarra Boulevard
                                                             Richmond alia

After meeting with the magazine committee students, I

                                                                                      e Girls
                                                                                        ’ Colle
decided on a “journal” background for most of the pages, and

                                                                                                  M 2005
included elements you might see in a diary or journal, such as
pressed flowers and handwritten scribbles.

Much Photoshop work of scanned and provided photos was
required, and I also subedited the content.

                                                 Frontier, the Australian Science Fiction
                                                        & Fantasy Magazine (1996-2001)

                                    Self-published independent magazine. A 40 page quarterly
                             publication distributed via newsagencies, specialty bookstores and

                                  I was the editor and co-designer, and was also responsible for
                                   business adminstration, marketing, advertising, subscription
                                                                    management and pre-press.

                                                                                    The Victorian School News

                                     Published by the Victorian Education Department and sent
                                                       to every government school in the state.

                                      I was the desktop publisher and sub-editor, also scanning
                                        and correcting pictures. I worked closely with the editor
                                         from the Victorian Education Department, and took the
                                                             paper right through to sending the
                                                                  print-ready files to the printers.
                                                         Fiji Islands Tourism Newsletter

                                                       I took over this publication for a number
                                                       of issues, working within the constraints
                                                        of the existing design and concentrating
                                                           on tweaking it to maximise the use of
                                                          available pictures despite the required
                                                                                 amounts of text.

                                                                       Web sites

Pete’s Polar Place                 Jenny Grierson, Civil                  The db Collection
                                    Marriage Celebrant
Pete’s Polar Place is dedicated                                     The db Collection provides
to the literature and philately   Website for a civil marriage      handcrafted books such as
of polar regions.                 celebrant. Clipart of candles,     journals and personalised
                                     rings and flowers were                     corporate gifts.
I created the look of the                    sourced.
website using design                                                 The clients did not have an
elements and colours that         Also sourced were wedding           overall concept of the site
would give the site a cool          photos, a different one            structure and contents to
polar feel.                        for each page. They were           begin with. So the process
                                    manipulated, faded and          of creating the site included
There was a lot of material        placed in the background.             not only the design, but
for the site, including text,                                            assistance with writing,
pictures and downloadable                                             editing and proof-reading
files, which need to be                                                   content, plus on-going
carefully structured.                                                              amendments.

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