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Ann Loomes - A  Pioneering Life 13th April 2015 Family History

On 16 April 1794 John and Ann Speechly carried their baby daughter Ann to church to be baptised. John worked as a thatcher and the couple lived in Whittlesey a large farming village east of Peterborough in the Cambridgeshire fens.
In 1788 John had married his first love Rose Oldfield but two years ... Read full article...