In 1976 Philip received a letter from Colin Russell who held an academic post at the Open University that he described as being in the a not unrelated subject to family history. The OU was established at Milton Keynes in 1969 and the first students enrolled in January 1971. From there Colin researched the Potton and Sutton parish registers and added his father’s memories of the family names. At the time there would not have been He could not have known that William and Hannah Maria at the top of the
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Found in ancestry: Sarah Russell aged 21 daughter of deceased Jacob Russell, fellmonger married William Fredrick Goodliffe on 6 Jan 1880 at Watton, Norfolk.