March 2015

Parrett History

Susan Parrett Ingels and her son Mark are researching their Parrett ancestry and have created a very interesting website documenting some of their research so far ( To date, they have only been able to identify four people in this excellent Parrett family picture – Joseph Gatch Parrett (1), Mary Jane Butters Parrett (2) (wife …

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P*rr*tts at Waterloo

This year marks 200 years since the Battle of Waterloo, which took place on Sunday 18th June 1815. The Duke of Wellington’s British troops – alongside Prussian allies – defeated Napoleon’s army, resulting in the restoration of the French monarchy and Napoleon’s abdication and subsequent exile. A number of P*rr*tt men served in the Napoleonic …

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