Bulmer & District
Bulmer & District History Group
1912 – 1975
Ethel was born Ethel Ada May Hills on 11th December 1912. She was born at Red House Farm in Newton Green Sudbury and attended the village school.
Ethel worked in Great Cornard and was also a cook at Gestingthorpe School.
In the summer of 1937 Ethel married Harry Catterwell and they had two children: Margaret and John.
The family lived in a thatched cottage at the Crescent before moving to The Barracks at Gestingthorpe.
Ethel was widowed in 1968 and in her later years moved to Sible Hedingham.
Ethel died at the home of her daughter and son-
Ethel is buried in the Bulmer churchyard
Margaret Dixey 2013