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Joy’s Suffolk Connections

It was my mother Dorine’s maternal family who hailed from Suffolk. Her parents were Ben Newton and Gertrude Sadd. Gertrude was born in 1890, the youngest child of Luke Sadd and Harriet Packard. She came from Wandsworth, London, like her brother George and sisters...

A brief encounter with my Suffolk cousins

History was one of my favourite subjects at school and still fascinates me. I also find people fascinating. From reading about history and watching people it seemed a natural progression to investigate the structure of my family. Not just names and dates but learning...