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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Daniels, Thomas – Born: Midhurst, Sussex in 1883.  Parents: William Daniels (Bricklayer’s Labourer) and Annie [née Salvage] [d1883].  Home: Living with Jacob and Elizabeth ‘Betsy’ Salvage (Grandparents) in Bridge Street, Long Melford (1891), living with Thomas Salvage (Uncle) in Bridge Street, Long Melford (1901).  Occupation: Agricultural Labourer [1908], General Labour [1914].  Service Record: Thomas enlisted in 1908 as Pte.8362 with 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, posted to India, Gibraltar, and Bermuda, receiving his discharge on 1.6.1914.  It is not known if he saw service during the First World War as no definitive record has been found.[i]

Notes – [i] Baptism Register 2.3.1884, Holy Trinity Church, Long Melford records neither mother nor father’s name.  Thomas’s Service Record notes that he was discharged ‘with ignominy’.

Research by David Gevaux MA © 2022

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