Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Hearn Family of Framlingham!

Following on from my WW1 Framlingham book I have recently obtained some new information and photographs relating to the family of the wife of Walter Joseph Lazell who was killed in action in France on 18th January 1916 aged 36, … Continue reading

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Suffolk records amongst over 450,000 new parish records added to findmypast.co.uk

Family history website findmypast.co.uk has added over 450,000 new parish baptisms, marriages and burials covering the period 1538-2009 from areas as diverse as Northumberland, Durham, Ryedale, Sheffield, Wiltshire and Suffolk to make it easier than ever to trace your ancestors … Continue reading

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Framlingham Local History Exhibition this weekend!

I am looking forward to seeing anyone that can come to the History Exhibition in Framlingham in Suffolk on Saturday: On Saturday 25th May 2013 from 10.30am – 5pm in St Michael’s Rooms in Framlingham there will be a History … Continue reading

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Mystery Cambridge photos – great results from genealogy friends!

At the weekend I acquired two amazing old photographs from a Charity Shop in Suffolk and they are taken by a photographer Stearn & Sons in Cambridge and seem to have links to the Cambridge University Rowing team – I … Continue reading

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Name your location….

There was a very interesting article in last Thursday’s East Anglian Daily Times newspaper asking ‘Where do you think your surname is most likely to be found?’ A new map showing not towns and roads, but family names has been … Continue reading

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Saxtead Suffolk headstone!

I found this headstone whilst doing other research and was drawn as always by the World War 1 name George Mantle DAVY who was killed in action on 15th March 1917 and then noticed that his father Thomas had died … Continue reading

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Old Folk’s Day Celebrations in Parham Suffolk!!

If you regularly read my blog you will know that I recently bought an intriguing old photograph of Parham in Suffolk on EBay, which when I bought it had the description: An albumen photograph, probably dating to C.1880 / 1890 … Continue reading

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