Wednesday, January 18, 2006

A Large Wild Man at Large

From the Macclesfield (U.K.) Express of Jan. 18, 2006:

We’re all related to the Macclesfield Wild Man

WOULD the real relative of the legendary Wild Man of Macclesfield please stand up?

After the Macclesfield Express went in search of the legend behind a local giant who was transported to Australia, escaped and became an Aboriginal chief for 30 years – we thought we would be lucky to find one living relative.

But, like London buses, three came along at once!


Margaret Windelinckx, 64, of Chelford Road, Macclesfield, was the first person to come forward as a potential relative, and is the one candidate who has traced her family tree – originally from Belgium – the furthest back to William.


[Read the whole story]

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