Chuffed and flushed with success I tried the new websites and yes typing into Chrome automatically presents the home page as secure HTTPS. All the sub-domains work too.

The article that lead me to SSL informed me that Opera had a built-in VPN. So I tend to use Opera for much of my browsing now. I tried in Opera and, shock, horror Opera deemed it insecure

Opera checks HTTPS pages to ensure that no internal links are HTTP. Of course, my home page had all my sub-domain links as HTTP relying on the server to redirect to HTTPS. I changed these but still the site was deemed insecure. A little further investigation of the source and there are a couple of links to Cloudflare and Google Fonts that also need changing to HTTPS (because I'm sure Cloudflare and Google will support it) and, at last ...

Opera is Happy.