I am rather hoping that your website is still
running since no-one has posted anything since 2005 it seems; would be a
shame if it wasn't because it's one of the best village websites I have
come across so far!
I am trying to de-bunk a family myth. One of my Great Grannies was Mary
Ella Panter Vickers, born in Cottingham c1895. According to my Gran, her
mother was one of two sisters who seemed to have lived a slightly more
comfortable lifestyle than their background would suggest. The legend has
it that she was an illegitimate child of the Earl of Rockingham. She may
also have had a sister called Harriet. I also have Tansleys in the family
tree. I shall have to visit one day!
Any ideas or village legends that might be of use to me? Or anyone that I
could be put in touch with?
23 September 2007
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