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George Abraham Minter
born 1859, Melton, Suffolk

(from Geoff Gooding)

This photo is thought to date from the mid 1920s. It shows George Minter outside his confectioner's shop in Market Hill, Woodbridge, Suffolk

Arthur J Minter
born 1913, Woodbridge district, Suffolk

(from Kim Trench & Susan Shimeld)

Arthur was the grandson of George Abraham Minter above. This photo dates from 1937 and shows Arthur holding his daughter Joan, aged 2 weeks. Joan is Kim Trench and Susan Shimeld's mother.

Arthur as a Private in the 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. He is buried at Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Myanmar.

A school picture of Arthur's wife, Phyllis Violet King (1917 - 1977). The photo is dated "Std VIII, Woodbridge National School May 17, 1931".

Joan E Minter
born 1937, Woodbridge district, Suffolk

(from Kim Trench & Susan Shimeld)


Taken in 1937 when Joan married James Shimeld
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An undated photo of Joan as a young girl.

  

Joan aged 13.

Lance James Minter
born 13 September 1938, Deben, Suffolk

(from Kim Trench)

Lance, known as Bibby or Bib, was the grandson of George Abraham Minter above, and brother of Joan. He died in 1999.

An ealier picture of Lance (on the left). On the right is Frank, probably Frank J Minter, Lance's uncle, and between them is Lance's mother, Phyllis Violet Minter nee King. The identity of the person at the front, known to Kim Trench as Nanna, is uncertain.