Snaith Memories

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I have a relative who lived in Snaith from the early 1900's. His name was William Sandoe who was the Headmaster at the school. His granddaughter was also a teacher there. He had a son Cyril who came to Australia as a teenager, part of a scout troup who were going to work on farms in South Australia. He joined the Australian (...Read full memory)

My paternal line goes back to (definitely) Joseph Wood b. 1751 at Cowick near Snaith but there have been Wood's in Cowick back to the 16th century. Joseph married Hannah Mapplebeck of Heck at Snaith in 1782.