Great article! RE:the problem you had tracing the Slades later on. I am a descendant of Frank Percy Holden, we know he had to leave Soton as he'd been labelled a deserter, so went to S Queensferry to work dredgers. He returned and rejoined the MN years later using a fake DoB, his family caught the habit of confusing the authorities by messing with identity details which made genealogy a real challenge for a couple of generations. Mind you, the address he gave WSL in 04/12 was also fake!