Capt John William Phillips, Master Mariner of Bristol 1783 to 1846
by Deborah and Peter Klein

Debby Klein is a Willway descendant and she, aided by her husband Peter, has written this fascinating account of the Willway family based on a diary of Capt Phillips in the possession of Mary Ainsworth amplified by a considerable amount of original research. She has included and enlarged on the information in my own history, covered other branches of the Willway family and included many photos and illustrations

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