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David Minter
baptised Boyton, Suffolk 19 Jan 1834
from Chris Malyan

Sarah Ann Stebbing born about 1834, Capel St Andrew, Suffolk, wife of David Minter above
(reproduced from Fred Stentiford's Boyton history website)

Jesse Minter
born Boyton, Suffolk 1868, son of David and Sarah Ann above
from Chris Malyan and Stuart Lee
 

An early photo of Jesse and his wife Rosanna nee Hazelwood, born about 1872
 

Jesse and Rosanna later in life.
 

A later picture of Jesse and Rosanna. The picture of Jesse was
originally provided by Chris Malyan but was found by Stuart Lee
in a photo album, paired with the photo of Rosanna.

The above was supplied by Helen Brown and was
originally published on 19 October 1951 in the Cambridge
Independent Press and Chronicle. The date of marriage is given as October 19 1891 - they actually married in 1892 so either the newspaper got the date wrong or Jesse and Rosanna celebrated their diamond wedding a year early.


Victor Minter, born 1900,
son of Jesse and Rosanna Minter

Victor was a casualty of WW1. He died aged 18 while serving in
The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment), 51st Bn.

Nathan Minter, born 1870, Boyton and Esther Louise Minter, born 1873, Boyton, children of David and Sarah Ann
(reproduced from Fred Stentiford's Boyton history website)

Sarah Ann Minter nee Stebbing with her daughter Esther Louise and son Nathan. The picture appears to have been taken on 7 May 1913, the day of the wedding of Charlotte Emily Durrant and James Saunders (see below). By this date both Esther and Nathan were married (and Esther already widowed). Esther is holding her brother Nathan's son, Nathan.

Another photo taken on 7 May 1913 at Dock Farm, showing Nathan Minter, his wife Margaret Phoebe Minter nee Durrant and their children (from the left) Pheba, Vida, Ruth, Nathan and Helena

Wedding Photo of Charlotte Emily Durrant and James Saunders
(reproduced from Fred Stentiford's Boyton history website)

Taken in the grounds of Dock Farm, Boyton on 7 May 1913. From left to right:
Back row: Miss Pretty (nurse); Mrs Emery (mother-in-law to Richard Durrant); Sarah Ann Minter, nee Stebbing; Esther Louise Durrant, nee Minter; William John Durrant; Annie Brewster (later wife of Charles Clouting); Thomas Frank Durrant; Florence Wolton (later wife of Thomas Frank Durrant); Ellen Durrant nee Fisher (Richard Brewster Durrant's wife); Harriet Sarah Durrant.
Middle row: Margaret Minter (Nathan's daughter); Margaret Phoebe Minter nee Durrant (Nathan's wife); Nathan Minter with son Nathan; Mary Ann Durrant nee Brewster; bridegroom James Saunders; bride Charlotte Emily Sunders nee Durrant; William Durrant; Ella Ruth Durrant; Pheba Hannah Minter.
Front row: Vida Emily Minter; Ruth Henrietta Minter; Helena Minter.

Wedding Photo of Ella Ruth Durrant and Albert Haskins
(reproduced from Fred Stentiford's Boyton history website)

Taken in the grounds of Dock Farm, Boyton on 21 September 1914. From left to right:
Back row: Daniel Wolton; EstherLouise Durrant, nee Minter; Miss Alice Chittleborough (family dressmaker from Rendlesham); Florence Wolton; Mrs Wolton.
Second row: Mr Hendry; Mrs Emery; Richard Durrant; Ellen Durrant; Thomas Frank Durrant; Charlotte Watts nee Brewster; William John Durrant; Charlotte Emily Saunders nee Durrant; James Saunders; Nathan Minter; Sarah Ann Minter nee Stebbing.
Third row: Pheba Minter; Margaret Brewster; Mary Ann Durrant nee Brewster; bridegroom Albert Haskins; bride Ella Ruth Haskins nee Durrant; William Durrant; Margaret Phoebe Minter nee Durrant with son Nathan; Margaret Minter; Muriel Jacobs.
Front row: Vida Emily Minter; Ruth Henrietta Minter; Helena Minter.

Dock Farm, Boyton
(reproduced from Fred Stentiford's Boyton history website)

Taken around 1915 showing Nathan and Margaret Minter's girls (from left to right) Vida, Ruth, Margaret, Helena and Pheba. The identity of the soldiers isn't known.

 

 

William Minter
born Boyton, Suffolk 24 Dec 1840
from Sue Claydon

From a Leicester newspaper of 1940. The reference to 'twice married, and has had 18 children' is incorrect.

Frederick Minter
born Stradbroke, Suffolk 19 Dec 1867,
son of William above

Date unknown.

David Minter
born Q4 1894, Boyton
from Helen Brown

This picture was in a collection owned by Helen Brown's grandfather David Minter. It shows Helen's maternal great-grandmother Jane Skee nee Armstrong. The little girl
is Catherine Skee who married David Minter. 

David Minter with his wife Catherine (Skee) and son Tommy (Thomas Skee Minter, born 14 Sep 1920).

David and Catherine Minter's sons Jesse Victor born 1930 and Tommy born 1920.

Arthur George William Minter
born 15 September 1919, Ipswich, Suffolk

This picture, supplied by Pearl Kedge, was taken about 1900. It is apparently of four aunts of Arthur George William Minter. They all originated from Boyton and were believed to have lived in Turners Place, Ipswich.
The names of the ladies in the picture are unknown. If you can help to identify them please contact John Minter.

The Stebbing family
The Stebbings are related to the Minters via the 1857 marriage between Elizabeth Minter and James Stebbing. These pictures were provided by Janet Tidman.

John Wesley Stebbing, known as Jack, son of James Stebbing and Elizabeth Minter, at work on the farm at Boyton.

Jack seated, with two of his sons behind - John Wesley, also known as Jack (1892-1978) on the left and William James (Bill) (1902-1986), on the right. Jack's uniform perhaps belongs to some sort of territorial force as he did not fight in the First World War, whereas his son Jack did fight in the trenches of the Western Front, where he was gassed.

Jack at the Mary Warner Almshouses, Boyton,
sometime after Alice's death.

Alice Lavinia Stebbing, nee Clarke

Jack and Alice outside the Mary Warner Almshouses, Boyton, where they lived at the end of their lives.

William James (Bill) Stebbing's family - back row: Bill; his wife, Alice (nee Wetherly); Jack. Middle row: Bill's children - John William (Johnnie); Alice May (always known as May); Dories Retia. Front row: Marjorie Robina; Jack's wife, Alice with Bill's youngest child, Charles Henry, on her lap; William James (Billy). This was taken in Freston, shortly after Bill's family moved there from Boyton.

Below are two more pictures of members of the Stebbing family, provided by Angela Capon. The pictures show sisters of the above-mentioned William James (Bill) Stebbing.

The date of this picture isn't known. It shows, in the centre, Selina Caroline Stebbing, born 1885 (Angela Capon's grandmother), flanked by her twin sisters Retia and Phosia. Angela Capon comments "I don't know which twin is which I am afraid!".

This picture was taken on the occasion of Retia Stebbing's second marriage in 1960 to George A Mayhew. It shows, from left to right, Selina Stebbing's oldest daughter Emily May, Retia's twin sister Phosia, the groom George A Mayhew, the bride Retia and Selina Caroline Stebbing.