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Historic book written by Nigel and Caroline Webb




A Rutland couple have published a new biography which was well-received at its launch party.

Nigel and Caroline Webb, of Langham, penned Mr Sugar Face and His Moll.

It tells the story of George Webb Medley and his wife Maria including pre-abolition Jamaica, holidays in the Rhine, playing chess with world-class players and making his fortune on the Stock Exchange.

Mr Sugar Face and his Moll (7693456)
Mr Sugar Face and his Moll (7693456)

Nigel is a former Oakham School teacher and a direct descendant of Amelia Medley, the sister of George Webb Medley whose life with his wife inspired the book.

Caroline grew up in the county and has worked in the town as a manager at Citizens Advice Bureau.

Their book is available to buy at Walkers Bookshop.



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