Colin’s tree

Early Russell history from Potton parish registers
and the Bermondsey Russell line

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.

CJO finds it fun to note that Ancestry found a link for Philip Russell from le1330 …. that has Rebecca 1779- as sister of Jacob 1789- as shown in this pre-worldwide-web tree.

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