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pat mills
From: mallorca
my great great grandfather was born and lived 22 years in blaxhall. his name was henry lewis pallant, and lived at what i think was 112 limetree hall.i wonder if anyone has any information they can add to what i already know. re there still pallants living in blaxhall. pat mills. mallorca
Added: June 11, 2010
Marion fenner(formally Fenton)
From: Chatteris Cambridgeshire
I am grandaughter of Robert and Pricilla Savage and was raised at an early agein Blaxhall.Would love contact with any of my long lost cousins,especially with David and John Savage, sons of George and Joan Savage.Well done to produces of this web site.It has stirred many memories! Thank you.
Added: May 25, 2010
Pete Krolik
From: Ipswich
Despite my foreign name I believe my mothers gran's family orinate from Blaxhall. gran was one Elizabth Emma R Jay, born 1907 in Ipswich.
Her father apparently played the drum in the Salvation Army? Any local knowledge appreciated.
Added: May 14, 2010
Geoff Todd
From: Sydney Australia
I found a mention on the internet of an August 2009 article in the Huddersfield Daily Examiner that the BAG was looking for relatives of a WWI serviceman 4581 Bejamin Richardson killed at Fromelles 1916. He is amongst a group of AIF servicemen I am also researching. Was there any responnse of findings following this article ?
Any help would be greatly appreciated, especially a photo.
Added: May 10, 2010
Claire Reynolds
From: Hailsham, East Sussex
Firstly to say congratulations to all concerned with this website - very interesting and informative. I am tracing my ancestors and wondered if anyone knows about Isaac Moore who was born (in 1786) and lived all his life in Blaxhall as a shepherd (one of many I guess!!. According to records he married Emelia and had a son (Isaac born 1825) and a daughter (Sarah born 1826). Isaac Moore Jnr followed in his fathers footsteps and became a shepherd. If anyone has any more details or photos that would be great.
Many thanks.
Added: May 5, 2010
Alan Brightwell
An excellent and informative website. Thank you.
Added: April 23, 2010
Anthony Creasy
From: Bristol
Congratulations on an excellent website. I listened to a BBC Radio 4 programme today on George Ewart Evan's recordings of Blaxhall people in the 1950s, and it brought back many memories of growing up on a farm near Bungay, Suffolk. The reference in the programme to smuggling in Blaxhall and Iken also interested me because my Great Grandfather George Creasy lived in Iken in the 1870/1880s and married Jane Hurren from Kelsale. I wonder if there's any information in your archives about them.
Added: April 12, 2010
Jackie Carroll
From: Putney, London
I am a descendant of David and Lydia Ling and I'm looking for any information about their children.
I would especially like to know about Laura Ling.
Please email me any details.
Added: April 8, 2010
sandra colley
From: norwich norfolk
many years ago my grandfather William Caines had a chicken farm in Blaxhall, he also kept a few pigs. I remember riding on one of the pigs and also have a photo of me holding a chicken with a bandaged leg.Does anyone remember him? he died when I was 8, so that was in 1959. I have many happy memories of walks to Woodbridge and along the coast, also to Iken.
Added: March 18, 2010
Martin James
From: Sutton Heath
You must be fed up with this one but what,if any,is the significance of the stone incorporated into the village sign? My walking group had an lovely circular walk from (followed by an good lunch at)The Ship last Sunday and we all wondered but forgot to ask.

With thanks.

The stone in the sign is representative of the Blaxhall Stone, which can be found at Stone Farm - thanks, Jonathan
Added: March 11, 2010

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