This letter has been found in Weston behind a fireplace. It has lost the signature at the end but I would love to find out who wrote it. Can anyone help with suggestions?
It is probably dated in the 1940s as it later mentions
"when we leave Tidworth we start combined operations training, beach landings etc. - this is the only thing that prevents us being really browned off - the thought of landing on the continent, which I am sure will come off soon"
I contacted the Royal Artillery Museum who sent the attached document but I would like some advice on how to proceed.
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Payne Family published by JulieAPayne on Sat, 24/07/2021 - 15:07
I am making a last attempt to find the birthplace of my x4 great grandfather John Payne born about 1774. He married Hannah Sarah Bailey in Bleadon in July 1798. Hannah was from the Parish but the record states he was from Blagdon Parish.
He married again in 1808, as a widower of Bleadon, to Mary Petheram.
Having searched all the Blagdon and nearby Parish records, I have not been able to match him with any likely parents.
He had two sets of children from his marriages so wondered if any of this information sounds familiar to other Members with Pain/Payne ancestors from Bleadon or Uphill.