Contact CH What can be known for sure about Apollos? I would like to know if he wrote the letter Hebrews in the Bible. I have heard that it might have been the Apostle Paul, but also that it was possibly Apollos.
Flintoff the brave, Flintoff boosts hopes, and Dire England need Flintoff. It's an unusual name not Russian, as many presume, but a corruption of flintcroft, meaning stonehouse and I'd come to think of it as more or less the exclusive property of my immediate family, along with the inevitable spelling mistakes: Slimtoss, Funtoff, even, on an official-looking letter to my mother, Fartoff.
In recent years, what with all those cricketing headlines, I've not had to spell it out quite so often. As a rule, I've told people that I am, on the flimsy basis that the cricketer comes from the same place as my father: But last week I decided to find out for certain.
It was soon clear that trying to find out whether you are related to someone famous is a popular pastime. But I took courage from reading somewhere else that we are often related to the most unlikely people. Did you know, for instance, that former American presidents Jimmy Carter and Richard Nixon were sixth cousins?
I phoned my father for advice. He had tried to do the same once at Somerset House, but gave up because there were too many Thomases. That did indeed prove tricky. Andrew's great-grandfather, a stoker on a steam train and married to a cotton weaver with five children, was one Thomas.
And both my grand- father and great-grandfather were Thomases. After eliminating a few Thomases from other parts of Lancashire I achieved what felt like the genealogical equivalent of completing a century by hitting a six: I found a pair of brothers, Thomas and Joseph, born in the village of Woodplumpton, north of Preston.
These were the founders of the two divergent Flintoff lines; their parents belonged to us both. After counting up the generations, I was able to conclude that Andrew Flintoff's father is my fourth cousin. I found a phone number for the cricketer's grandparents and called at once to introduce myself.
Colin Flintoff handed the phone to his wife Elsie, who seemed delighted to hear from me.
Afterwards I posted her a copy of what I'd found and, though I didn't know it at the time, she passed it around among her relatives, last Sunday, at the christening of Andrew's daughter Holly. It was time to visit Preston. With only a day to go before the crucial fifth Test Andrew was in London, and so were his parents.
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