2 Suffolk Historians – Edmund Farrar & Charles Partridge by Sarah Doig & Neil Langridge
The Reverend Farrar as well as being a vicar in the Botesdale area had an interest in recording it’s history taking many photographs that are now of historical interest. Charles Partridge a resident of Stowmarket had similar interests and did much family history research. One of his most notable achievements was transcribing the early parish registers for every parish in the county as well as transcribing the memorial inscriptions in every churchyard! He spent over 10 years in the colonial service in Nigeria in the early 1900s. Farrar and Partridge were friends and collaborated from the 1890s.