My gggggrandfather was Thomas Flatt born 1796 in Suffolk, UK. He married Racael Gostling, b. 1806, on the 26 November 1822 in Mendlesham, Suffolk.
They had seven children, William, b.1824 in Thingoe, Suffolk, who died in 1902, Mary b.1827, Maria b. 1829, Eleanor b. 1835, James b. 1838, Thomas b. 1840 and Robert b. 1841.
William married Ann Crosby, b 1828 in Ixworth Thorpe, Suffolk, in March 1850 at Ixworth Thorpe.
They had one child, Thomas Flatt, b. 1853 in Ixworth and he married Emma White, b.1856 in Bramham, Nr. Leeds in 1875 at Leeds.
They subsequently had seven children,William b.1877, Eleanor, b.1879, Herbert, b. 1881, Harry, b.1883, Edith,b. 1886, Arthur, b. 1887 and Annie, b. 1893.
Harry Flatt who was born in Beeston, Leeds married my grandmother, Edith Nettleton, b. 1891 in Hunslet, Leeds. Harry was killed at Lens, France on the 28th November 1917.
His brother, Herbert was also killed in WW1.
Harry and Edith had one child, Harold Flatt, my father, who was born 5th September 1910 in Beeston, Leeds. Harold died in November 1989 at Leeds. He married Marion Halmonroyd, b. 11th April 1912. My mother died 18th January 1983 at Leeds.
They had two children, Brian, b. 29November 1940 at Leeds, who died in 1995 at Leeds and myself, Michael, b. 23 April 1947 at Leeds.
I am now residing in British Columbia, Canada.
Any other information would be appreciated.
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