Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 6°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Ipswich: Baby girl makes family history with five female generations

12:23 31 January 2014

One week old Peighton King is the fifth generation of females born to the same family. Joyce Fuller, 92, Dawn Hutton, 64 Clare Maddison, 37, Casey Maddison, 18, and Peighton King, one week.

One week old Peighton King is the fifth generation of females born to the same family. Joyce Fuller, 92, Dawn Hutton, 64 Clare Maddison, 37, Casey Maddison, 18, and Peighton King, one week.

Five generations of females have joined in celebration of an historic family first.

shares

The birth of Peighton King at Ipswich Hospital last week made her the family’s fifth successive generation of females alive today.

Adoring grandma Clare Maddison said the tight-knit family was all doting on her with extra special attention.

“We are a very close family and everyone was very excited,” she said.

“I’d never heard of a family having five generations before - I think it’s quite a big thing.”

Peighton was born to 18-year-old Casey Maddison and her partner Tom King. She follows grandma Clare, 37, great-grandma Dawn Hutton, 64, and great-great-grandma Joyce Fuller, 92.

All five were born at Ipswich Hospital and still live in the town today.

shares

5 comments

  • Not for five quid lee

    Report this comment

    Mr cynical

    Friday, January 31, 2014

  • "All five were born at Ipswich Hospital"? - maybe, but NOT at the same hospital (as is implied by the wording) as the current Ipswich Hospital didn't exist when the first two were born! I guess those two ladies were born at the old, former Ipswich & East Suffolk Hospital in Anglesea Road?

    Report this comment

    blue&white

    Friday, January 31, 2014

  • Thank god for beer.

    Report this comment

    Mr cynical

    Friday, January 31, 2014

  • So nice to see normal folk. Was expecting a bunch of trainers and baseball caps. Congrats.

    Report this comment

    Lee Davies

    Friday, January 31, 2014

  • The two on the left look like sisters. I would.

    Report this comment

    Lee Davies

    Friday, January 31, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

A small plane kept the Virgin balloon company for part of the trip

Geometrical farmers’ fields, tree canopies and a selfie were all caught on camera when photographer Sarah Lucy Brown flew over the county in a hot air balloon.

Jonathan Glenister, who has been reported missing

Police are searching for a 20-year-old man from Haverhill who has not been seen since Saturday evening.

HMS Rhododendron at anchor in Russia

Talk of VE Day evokes different memories for different people. For Arthur Simmons, it came as he sailed back from Russia.

IPSWICH TOWN FOOTBALL CLUB

Fans of the animated Disney film Frozen will have the opportunity to experience every song and snow flake with an Open Air Cinema Day at Ipswich Town Football Club this summer.

Debenham village parish sign.

The leader of a Suffolk village authority has questioned the electoral process after a representative could not stand for re-election due to citizenship issues.

Delays have been caused by a signal fault

Rail services between Norwich and Diss are having to run at a reduced speed on some lines due to a fault with the signalling system.

The future of RAF Lakenheath will be central to election battle in West Suffolk on May 7

Forest Heath District Council covers a large rural area, stretching from the Cambridgeshire border and Newmarket in the south to the town of Brandon on the Norfolk border.

Blackburn v Ipswich

Ipswich Town have sold almost 2,000 tickets so far for Saturday’s crucial away trip to Blackburn Rovers, and there are still some remaining.

Aerial shot of Ixworth.

Four vehicles collided at a roundabout on the A1088 in Ixworth.

Have you seen any of the livev TV debates ahead of the General Election?

It’s nearly time to cast your vote and with just a week to go before the country goes to the polls, we want to know your current views on several key issues.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages