18th May 2020

Marshal Ney:

Cornelius and Marshall Ney, founding directors of G. Herring, had famous lineage.

This article got the facts wrong, claiming Cornelius and Marshall were great-grandsons of General Ney.  Apparently they were great-great-grandsons of General Ney’s brother.

Chronicle, 1st December 1932 page 37.

When their father, Charles Martin Frederick Ney returned from a health cruise in 1934 he explained the story:

News, 4th August 1934 page 1.

News, 4th August 1934 page 6.


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