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The Plantation, Norwich, Norfolk, England

The house on Earlham Road was remodeled into a small hotel for a number of years, but has been put back on the market as a potential one family home. There are fourteen bedrooms. The gardens are now in the care of a historical society.

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The Plantation house seen from the garden.

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Maplewick, Forncett St. Peter, Norfolk

Home of Ken and Mary Clarke Green from about 1995-2014

Seen from the Low Road

Rear garden, late winter

Side garden, early spring

Green, Prytz and Jubb families, Maplewick garden, summer

Forncett St. Peter, Norfolk

St. Peter’ s Church, Forncett St. Peter, Norfolk

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Documentation

Archival Documents

Old documents are one of the things I find most interesting about genealogy research. They can be difficult to decipher because of physical damage, unfamiliar hand-writing styles, and of course, language. Even if the handwriting is crystal clear, a document written before 1600 means you have to deal with varieties of languages that […]

World War II

To my knowledge, two relatives died while serving in the second world war.

Thomas Frederick Vincent, Jr.

Thomas Vincent, Jr., (16 Jun 1926-18 Jun 1945) was a sailor in the U.S. Navy. (EEG’s first cousin once removed).

SERVICE # 7116300 SPECIALTY: Seaman First Class

Serving on the USS Bonefish (SS-223) in Toyama Bay, Honshu, […]