I have followed my genealogy back to the stage of the
migration of my mother's grandparents and my father's great-grandparents from
Cornwall and Norfolk in the mid-19th
century. I am grateful to Glen and Gladys Griggs (Glen's great-grandmother Margaret and my great-grandfather Stephen
Quintrell were brother and sister)
for much of the information about the Quintrell line.
I have yet to make an effective trace of my Datson and
Information about my mother's family (Scott, Pearce,
and Green) has been obtained from records and from my mother's
The information on the Quintrell brothers (Clarence
Horace, John Adolphus and Richard Hugh) who died in the First World War has been provided by
Brian Cooper (Brian's grandmother Alice Emma and my
grandfather Stephen William were brother and sister) and I am indebted to him for his research.
Due to software incompatibilities, I have had to scan, and in some cases
transcribe, Brian's information from his originals. This has resulted in some loss of
detail in the original documents.