Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Generation Game Christmas Special

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Generation Game Christmas Special

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FIVE generations of a family got to spend Christmas Day together.

There are 85 years between baby Isla Grace Elliott, who was born at the end of November, and her great-great grandmother.

The tiny tot spent her first-ever Christmas surrounded by her parents and three generations of grandmas. The family gathering included Isla Grace's dad, Connor Elliott, 24, her grandma, Amanda Hayward, 43, great-grandma Carol Elliott, 62, and great-great-grandma Beryl Napier, 85. Around 20 members of the family, who are all from Denton, came together to celebrate the day together.

Connor said it was particularly special to see his greatgrandma Beryl, who has dementia, bond with his daughter.

I've never anyone else generations maybe, Connor said: "I've never known anyone else with five generations - four maybe, but not five. …

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