East Anglian Ancestors

Norfolk & Suffolk genealogy

November 30, 2016
by Jacqui Beard
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Overstrand in the Great War – Publish Date 9th December 2016

This new book, published by Poppyland Publishing with the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund and Overstrand Parish Council, tells the story of all the soldiers, sailors and airmen of Overstrand and Suffield Park who died in the First World … Continue reading

April 26, 2014
by Jacqui Beard
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Authors & Writers

March saw a big breakthrough in one of my family history conundrums. My great x 4 grandfather Samuel Roper married Maria Linstead in North Lopham in 1803. Disappointingly, I have been unable to find Samuel’s origin but I have finally found Maria … Continue reading

November 10, 2013
by Jacqui Beard
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Sergeant James Llewellyn Bodenham 1915 – 2013

My husband’s grandfather died in 2013.   James Llewellyn ‘Jim’ Bodenham was born in 1915.   He joined the Army in 1941 and trained as a mechanical engineer.  From 1941 to 1945  Jim served in Belgium, Holland and Germany.  His most … Continue reading

September 1, 2012
by Jacqui Beard
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Welcome to the New Look Website

Welcome to my new look website. It’s been a long time coming and I have been avoiding it for many years due to my rather limited website building skills. Finally, after a 36 hour period of intense activity and very … Continue reading