Five generations together

A BABY boy born at Hinchingbrooke Hospital has completed five living generations of the same family. Helena Laborne, from Needingworth, gave birth to six-week-old William last month to complete the set. New mum Helena, 24, is a nursery nurse and lives in

A BABY boy born at Hinchingbrooke Hospital has completed five living generations of the same family.

Helena Laborne, from Needingworth, gave birth to six-week-old William last month to complete the set.

New mum Helena, 24, is a nursery nurse and lives in Bramley Avenue with her husband Richard, a carpenter.

Mrs Laborne and her mother, Karen Baker, 47, from Hilton, run the Hilton rainbow and brownie groups respectively.


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The five generations were reunited at a family wedding in Wiltshire earlier this month, where great-grandmother Brenda Sayers, 69, and great-great-grandmother Elsie Gantlett, 94, live.

Mrs Laborne said: "It was a special family moment - all the generations have lots of siblings so there is a lot to live up to.

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