East Anglian Ancestors

Norfolk & Suffolk genealogy

March 16, 2019
by Jacqui Beard
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The Chelmondiston Haunting

Located a short way along the Shotley peninsula, the village of Chelmondiston is notable for the hamlet of Pin Mill and views across the River Orwell.  Rebuilt in the 1860’s, the local parish church of St Andrews lost its tower … Continue reading

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

October 28, 2017
by Jacqui Beard
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The Fressingfield Witch

… and it’s here courtesy of Publishnation who have helped me hit my target date of publication by the end of October. The Fressingfield Witch is a work of fiction based on a series of factual events from the 1890’s. It takes place … 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

September 28, 2015
by Jacqui Beard
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Suffragist or suffragette?

Vote for Murder combines a true Victorian murder with a 1911 story of suffragism and census evasion.  Both events were inspired by ancestors within my family tree.  But what is the difference between a suffragist & a suffragette? Women’s suffrage … Continue reading