Headstone helps unlock a complicated family

Headstone helps unlock a complicated family

By Warren Nunn A sizeable headstone in a Scottish cemetery bears a loving tribute to a faithful housekeeper. Erected by one John Ferguson, it lauds Sarah Nunn who died at Peebles but who was originally from Chevington, Suffolk. Sarah had been John Ferguson’s...
Prewer family of Whepstead

Prewer family of Whepstead

In March 1861 Azariah Prewer and Sarah Nunn married in a village church in Suffolk, England. They had 15 children and only one is known to have died before adulthood. Fourteen children were born at home on Winson’s Farm at Whepstead. Most were baptised at St...

Chevington marriages

Chevington, Suffolk, marriages from 1559 to 1808 (Note this is a rough transcription and WILL contain spelling mistakes and incorrect names and dates. Use as a guide and confirm from your own sources). Chevington church probably around 1900. 1559 Imp’imis...

Burials

Burials in Chevington, Suffolk, England (Note this is a rough transcription and WILL contain spelling mistakes and incorrect names and dates. Use as a guide and confirm from your own sources). Buryalles anno d’ni 1559 Imp’mis Ellen BROWNE the wyfe of...

Chevington baptisms

Baptisms in Chevington, Suffolk, England: (Note this is a rough transcription and WILL contain spelling mistakes and incorrect names and dates. Use as a guide and confirm from your own sources). Baptisinges A’no 1559 R Re Elizabeth primo Agnes¬† BROWNE¬† the...

Wickhambrook

Wickhambrook is another close village to both Chevington and Hargrave. We find some movement of the Nunns, mainly from Hargrave.In my direct male line, David Nunn from Chevington married a third cousin, Rachel Nunn from Wickhambrook. Rachel’s father Francis Nunn...