Thomas Hardy is part of our family. Read more about this important author and his relations
Robert John Pearce was a well known character in the Pearce family. He was mace bearer for the Mayor of Poole and you can see his details here.
Cockle Kate (Katherine Egg) would have been known to Robert Pearce in his capacity as a policeman. She had a very colourful past.
John Masters is a famous past figure in Newfoundland, Canada. Although he is related to Poole Pearces there is no link as yet to our branch but as this is such an interesting area I have included it here.