Monthly Archives: October 2013


I was feeling disappointed that yet again that I was promised photos and information from a newly connected relative that never materialized when I saw a ‘current affairs’ program highlighting a woman’s book, “365 Days of Grateful” which reminded me … Continue reading

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John Pye of Rickerscote, Stf and Windsor, NSW

John Pye, born on 4 August, 1809, was the middle child of Joseph and Mary Pye of Rickerscote, Staffordshire. John appears to have been a strong-willed youth who was determined to marry the girl he wished as the young couple … Continue reading

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Convicts in the family

Three Pye brothers, Thomas, John and James, all had convictions recorded against them.  They were the sons of Agricultural labourer, Joseph Pye of Rickerscote, Staffordshire and it can be imaged that poverty was an ever present threat to the brothers … Continue reading

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