A village with a big story
Little Holland cottages at top of Green no longer there
Claypits Pond with Horses 1905
Long Melford Coronation fancy dress competition at the British Legion in Cordell road1953
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Selected Biography

Buttle, Thomas Edgar – Born: Westminster, London on 3.7.1890.[1]  Parents: Thomas Edgar Buttle (Farm Servant) and Ellen [née Townsend].  Family Connections: Son-in-law of Frederick John Brockwell [b1854] of Long Melford.  Home: Cowells Farm, Lindell, Essex (1891), Mill End, Finchingfield, Essex (1901), Bungalow, Bargate Lane, Dedham, Essex (1939) to [1963].  Occupation: Market Gardener (1939), Fruit and Poultry Farmer [1960].  Married: Edith Annie Brockwell of Long Melford in 1921.  Service Record: Thomas was conscripted on 10.12.1915 as Pte.47856 with the Essex Regiment, later transferring as Pte.530783 to the Labour Corps.  In 1919 he fell sick and was issued with a Silver War Badge and discharged.[2]  Died: Dedham, Essex on 5.3.1963.[3]

Notes – [1] 1939 Register. [2] Service Medal and Award Rolls Index Cards 1914-1922 [WO 372] and Service Medal and Award Rolls, First World War, Silver War Badge [WO 329] record [ref: B269256]. [3] Date of death see the National Probate Calendar.

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