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1:50am 05-08-2020
Thanks for the update.
Well done, nice to know that you have now confirmed our findings from 2007.
I hope you are enjoying updating and possibly researching further into your families history. Hope you dad is still keeping well.
11:24am 04-30-2020
Judy Brodie
Ann, what an amazing site you have created. A huge congratulations on the work and the dedication you have put into it. I had a look at the Palmer side, but no links with the Palmer connections in my tree. Looking forward to seeing the new scans coming on the cost of keeping pigs in 1908-1911 and 1912-1914. It is all learning...about our ancestors times. Thank you for inviting us in. Regards Judy x
5:56pm 03-30-2020
Russ Judge
Just read through emails, I have the dimple mentioned by Stu and I tan very easily and on a couple of Spanish holidays have been taken for a local. Fascinating info cheers Russ
5:55pm 03-30-2020
Russ Judge
Just read through emails, I have the dimple mentioned by Stu and I tan very easily and on a couple of Spanish holidays have been taken for a local. Fascinating info cheers Russ
5:07pm 03-30-2020
Russ Judge
I am just dropping this stone into the Palmer pond. My mother is Beryl Palmer, sisters Avryl recently passed, Dominica. Father Kenneth Dominic Francisco Palmer father Francisco Charles Parker Palmer. I know Mervyn and his family, also from long ago in the past, 50 years ago , we visited Gt Aunt Cis and Milly and family maybe associated with visits from Palmer family from South Africa. I have recently been in touch with Bobbie/ Roberta. I met, again years ago, Gt Aunt Renee and her daughter Linda. My cousin Nicola Williams daughter of Avryl is also very interested in the family tree. We would love to hear from any living Palmers and associates and hear your stories and get copies of documents and photos . I am on Facebook , living in Bristol, also what's app, and messenger. Looking forward to hearing from anyone out there, many thanks Russ
5:35pm 03-28-2020
Hi Anne, a long time since we met, I trust you and your family are well in these trying times. I tried to email you with a query re my Grandma Olive Palmer but no response, are you still using If not do you have another address? I think the query is to long for the guestbook. Regards Glenn Ivett
2:00pm 03-22-2020

On Mother’s Day we have just seen your page. I am Nicky Russell, daughter of Duncan Russell, who is the son of Donald Russell from Salters lode, son of William and Ann.
I have lots of pictures I would like to share!
8:59pm 03-04-2020
anthony palmer
Hello Stu
I am your second cousin, my dad is Phillip Palmer son of Algy Palmer, grandad had Palmers perfect potato crisps and then the fish and chips which was carried on by my father who still lives in the family home in Hilgay. I wish you had cold called last year as it would have been good to meet. Malcolm is also cousin and i'm sure he would have been equally glad to meet. If you come this way again you must come and see us and we will discuss our connections over a pint.
10:17am 11-19-2019
marion ingram
I would like to add to stu's comments ..the meeting after all these years
couldn't have gone better . We got on like a house on fire .Reliving happy days spent at aunt Cis's caravan ...The only kind of holiday we were likely to get in those days !It was lovely to meet Ann & to hear about their life in France . Hope to stay in touch ,thanks to your excellent website !!
11:14pm 11-18-2019
We returned to France having spent a lovely day with you, my cousin, Marion. Bryan is a great guy and made us laugh. it was good to put names to the photos of family and a pie and a pint after.To think of the many times passed your door and didn't know you where there.
Ann loved being there and I left with a lump in my throat , sad to be leaving and for the missing years.
Having a borrowed name all my life I am grateful for kind words and will never be able to eat a packet of crisps again without thinking of you and wondering what a Palmers Perfect tastes like.hahaha xx
11:47pm 11-14-2019
Vanessa Andrews
My maiden name was Hunter-Rowe and I was born in Upwell. My paternal grandmother was Maud Russell from Euximoor. She had brothers names, Herbert, Stanley and Jim from my memory. I was born to her son Russell Hunter-Rowe in 1952. I am still in touch with my Dad’s sister’s children, John and Jennifer Scott, both from Upwell and the children of Edna. Just FYI.
1:05am 08-21-2019
Cecily Maude, my mother ad daughter to Fransisco Charles Parker Palmer was born on 16th of November.If you would be kind enough to update the records please.
12:57am 08-21-2019
PS, spelling mistakes courtesy of my French PC word correction which often has difficulty with there and their.
12:51am 08-21-2019
My wife Ann and I visited the respective churches of my great grandfather and grandfather on Saturday 17/08/2019.
25 years since our last visit either our memories are fading or their has been deterioration or movement of their head stones. The stones were clearly legible at the time but a quarter of a century is a long time for friable stone.
We scanned the cemetery in increasing circles and sadly found nothing.
I will right to the respective churches just in case we missed them.
Neville and I have made direct contact but after just a hello from your good self I have not yet received the full email you spoke of and I only hope your in good health.
Next week I will be meeting my cousin Marion for the first time since Uncle Cyrils send off. We have had some good email exchange meanwhile and I am really looking forward to seeing her.
During my visit to Hilgay on saturday I had a couple in the Rose & Crown where I learned there are Malcolm and Anthony Palmer living in the village.
I didn't want to cold call but it would be nice to know if they are relatives if any one knows.
Good wishes.
1:02pm 06-23-2019
Hi Neville,
Thanks for contacting me. I live in France but either way it is along way to share a pint and more is the pity.
I met Mervyn back in the seventies when I was driving mum around Norfolk one weekend after she had a week at great aunt Veras (Becky?) in Hunstanton . Mum had tea with him while my younger brother and I had a pint in the Local at Hilgay. Prior to that she had visited Sarah Trundle (spelling?) who must have been your mum but you took the Palmer name and Mervyn I seem to recall kept Trundle.But then I could be wrong. My own name of Roberts doesn't equate to the name of Gouch ,which is on my birth certificate, and, as there is no father recorded on that certificate I was at one stage going to take on the name Palmer as it is the only heritage I have.
Mum spoke of you and Mervyn may have told her that you had moved to Canada. I visited Rene and Paul in Canada in the Seventies and later so Did mum and some of my siblings,of whom I no longer have contact with.
I recall mum would talk of another Vera, other than Becky, so I now know she is my Aunt and I wish her the happiest of birthdays.
I think you have answered why grandad wasn't at his fathers funeral though your mum was if my text above is correct.
History does repeat itself as I will explain when we continue to communicate as I believe Ann has mutually supplied our contact details.
I had a feeling mum was blacklisted also in some ways as she did choose to stay with your dad when the split came and also I knew she was a bit of a stirrer as well in later life.
Weather you like it or not you are my Uncle Neville and I am glad you have written, though you will be able to tell me much, much more than I can tell you.
Thank you for confirming grandads place of rest and when I visit, in your name, I'll add another wild flower to the bunch that I will pick from the paths he knew.
All the best to you Neville and we'll chat later.
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