Ernest was the first of Jesse and Annie’s children to be born at Northam Farm in 1893.
He attended the Burnham National School, and maybe a time at Uphill School (travelling across the ferry to get to school from Brean Down after the family moved from Northam in 1906).
He … Continue reading
Edgar grew up at Northam Farm with his family, though he is not at home for the census of 1881.
The story in the family is that when Edmund Hawkings died Jesse and Edgar tossed a coin to decide who would take over Northam Farm and Jesse won. Edgar … Continue reading
Maurice Robert Champion born Heywood Wilts Aug 18th 1880
Son of Edward Champion and Martha Board.
Died 10th April 1956. Effects £7539 10s 2d. To Claude Board Champion and Muriel Joyce Clapp.
Married Gladys Hicks in 1913.
Birthdate: July 25, 1890
Immediate Family: Daughter of Henry Morse HICKS and Sophia HICKS, … Continue reading
Tim was born at Northam Farm. He went to New Zealand after the first world war and met Iris and they were married in 1927.
Tim was at home when his father died, and talked about the incident at the inquest. He then went to the war, joining the Worcester … Continue reading