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FEATURE: What's in a name? We look at the history behind the Peele family of Long Sutton




Father Jonathan Sibley says that church records show a Richard Peele is buried at St Mary's. Mr Sibley is pictured here with daughter Shona looking at improvement plans for the church. (2794815)
Father Jonathan Sibley says that church records show a Richard Peele is buried at St Mary's. Mr Sibley is pictured here with daughter Shona looking at improvement plans for the church. (2794815)

Today is the start of a new series focusing on some of the famous (plus weird and wonderful) names behind the area’s landmarks, place names, buildings or streets.

This week we are looking at the ‘Peele’ family of Long Sutton.

The name has become synonymous with the market town. The Peele Community College and the leisure centre both take the name.


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