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

Goshawk, George Frederick Ÿ Born: Long Melford, Suffolk on 19.7.1893.[1]  Parents: George Henry Goshawk (Agricultural Labourer) and Elizabeth Caroline [née Bowers] (Horsehair Weaver).  Family Connections: Cousin of Harry William Bowers [b1882], Albert Edward Bowers [b1895], William Charles Bowers [b1897] and Bertie Fred Bowers [b1891]; also, nephew of Walter Bowers [b1871], Charles Bowers [b1873], Thomas Bowers [b1875] and Samuel Bowers [b1880].  Home: The Green, Long Melford (1901), Bridge Street, Long Melford (1911).  Occupation: Agricultural Labourer (1911).  Married: Maud Lucy Edwards in 1911.  Service Record: On 17.7.1918 Arthur Baldwin a 32-year-old baker, pleaded guilty to breaking into the house of George Goshawk and stealing a metal watch.  Baldwin was bound over for twelve months.  No definitive military record has been found for Goshawk.  Died: Alpheton, Suffolk and buried in Holy Trinity Church, Long Melford on 5.11.1918.[2]

[1] Date of birth taken from the Baptism Register for 3.9.1893 of Holy Trinity Church, Long Melford.  [2] Bury Record Office ref: FL509/4/17.

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