Drayton family make it five generations

A family from Drayton have been celebrating as a fifth generation has been added to the clan.

Emily Timson, 19, had her baby boy, Felix, making Miss Timson's great-grandmother a great-great-grandmother.

Felix Aiken, born weighing 7lbs 1, has his mother Emily, his grandmother, Karen Timson, 44, his great-grandmother, Linda Triggs, 65, and his great-great grandmother Irene Friend, 87, to make a fuss of him.

Miss Timson said she was very pleased to have her two week old newborn welcomed into the large family.

Boyfriend David Aiken, an electrical engineer, and Miss Timson both said they have always been around children and are very happy to have a little boy of their own.

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Mrs Friend now has eight grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and now one great-great grandson.

The family said they were overjoyed.

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