East Anglian Ancestors

Norfolk & Suffolk genealogy

October 28, 2017
by Jacqui Beard
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Fressingfield Names

The Fressingfield Witch is my marmite book for genealogists.  It’s a good story (though I say so myself), but I’ve used some real historical figures and ordinary folk from the 1891 census.  I’m not keen on pigeon-holing books so blended … Continue reading

December 17, 2016
by Jacqui Beard
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Vote for Murder .99p until 20th December

Treat yourself to a historic novel set in Suffolk and based on a true crime. Vote For Murder is just 99p on Kindle Countdown until 20th December or free with Kindle Unlimited.  5* reviews – “a real page turner” http://amzn.to/2gJMfSB

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

October 14, 2015
by Jacqui Beard
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Double booking for the hangman…..

During my research for Vote for Murder, I came across the following extract  in a letter from P Jones to his friend and cousin Major Jones in which he mentioned murderess Mary Emily Cage, my inspiration for the book.  The letter entitled,  The … Continue reading

April 15, 2015
by Jacqui Beard
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RMS Titanic – The Cotswold Connection

Around 2.20 am on 15th April 2012 two crew members of Leyland Liner Californian unknowingly witnessed the sinking of the Titanic.  Standing on the ice cold deck, some 400 miles off the coast of Newfoundland, they wondered why the unidentified … Continue reading