East Anglian Ancestors

Norfolk & Suffolk genealogy

July 31, 2018
by Jacqui Beard
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Brick walls – Lydia WHITTLE married to John BIRD

Another week, another slow removal of bricks in the wall of my East Anglian Ancestors. But if I allow myself free rein, without the burden of complete proof and with an eye less on certainty & more on possibility, then … Continue reading

September 5, 2012
by Jacqui Beard
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Sydney Leonard Bird – Steward New Zealand Shipping Line

My grandfather Sydney Leonard Bird was born in Homerton in 1897. He served in the Royal Artillery during World War I and married my grandmother Lily Fairweather in 1928. He worked in the Merchant Navy until his death in 1938. … Continue reading