Robert Hiron - a soldier's life
Papers relating to research into Robert Hiron, who sent a letter to his father, John Hiron, after the Battle of Talavera 1809. Includes copy of his Certificate of Service. Research by Geoffrey Powell, correspondence with South Wales Borderers and Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
Original letter subsequently donated to CCHS and accessed 2021/005. Further research by Jennifer Fox and article in Signpost Autumn 2021.