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    Born1862 Christchurch, Ipswich, Suffolk
    Died1904 The Moat, Tuddenham, Suffolk
    FatherThomas Neale FONNEREAU (1841 – 1890)
    MotherBlanche Editha PEARSE (1840 – 1885)

    Biography and Notes

    of The Moat, Suffolk. William was baptised at St Margaret's, Ipswich on 12 04 1862. Around the time of his marriage to Andrina he purchased "Folly Farm" on the Tuddenham Road in Suffolk. After he had "repaired and beautified it, rechristening it The Moat", he and Andrina moved in.

    Following the early death of his father Thomas, William inherited responsiblity for the Christchurch estate at just twenty-eight years of age. He sold Christchurch in 1892 so making him the last Fonnereau to live at Christchurch.

    William was buried at Tuddenham on 22 09 1904.

    Life Events

    1885Death of mother Blanche Editha PEARSE
    1890Death of father Thomas Neale FONNEREAU
    1894Married Andrina Mary Josephine WOOLEY
    1895Birth of son Robert (Bobbie) Neale FONNEREAU
    1896Birth of daughter Marguerite Blanche FONNEREAU
    1897Birth of son Noel Claude FONNEREAU