WISBECH: Can anyone help me fill in the gaps on my family tree?

PUBLISHED: 12:22 13 February 2009 | UPDATED: 08:53 02 June 2010

I M doing family research and although I have gone back quite a way, I m filling in gaps. My great grandfather was Philip Draycott who was a Tailor in Wisbech. His wife Emma and youngest son Alfred drowned in an accident in 1903. Philip and Emma had a nu

I'M doing family research and although I have gone back quite a way, I'm filling in gaps.

My great grandfather was Philip Draycott who was a Tailor in Wisbech.

His wife Emma and youngest son Alfred drowned in an accident in 1903.

Philip and Emma had a number of children.

Agnes who married William Edward Wiles 1900. Philip married Bertha Kirton 1904, Minnie married James William Alexander 1907 all in Wisbech/ Walsoken.

There were also four sons who were in the First World War.

Two survived as far as I know but two, James and William died within a week of each other in 1915 at the second battle of Ypres.

There were also two other daughters Ethel and Gertrude.

By 1915 my great grandfather was living with an Annie at 7 George Street.

My great grandfather died in 1947.

If anyone is a relative of any of the above and has some knowledge, memories or photo's which Ii would be happy to pay for copies then please contact me on 01277 657266 or at kitchensusan@btinternet.com

SUSAN KITCHEN

Via email.


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