Tag Archives: Ancestry

Humfrey Pye – Scrivener

Humfrey Pye – Scrivener Humfrey Pye was a cousin of my 7 x great grandfather and an elder son of William Pye, and his wife Margery, of Haughton, Staffordshire, England. In the Will of Margery Pye it refers to Margery’s … Continue reading

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Captain Charles Pye VC and Charles Colquhoun Pye

I have spent decades now advising numerous organisations that their military records are incorrect – that there were two Charles Pye’s from Staffordshire, England, who were enlisted in the British Army during a similar time period and that it was … Continue reading

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Richard Corbett

Richard Corbett Richard Corbett was the man with whom my great, great grandfather was convicted of housebreaking.  The pair received a Life sentence by being transported to Australia, arriving in May 1837. The Stafford Advertiser ran the following notice. “Worcester … Continue reading

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BDM Certificates

Edith Alice O’Connor – birth certificate. I have said that I like the State of Victoria’s birth, death and marriage certificates because they contain a lot of information, however, it is due to the amount of information required on the … Continue reading

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Finding Michael Sinnott

I have asked my sister to write the following article about her great detective work in finding out what happened to Michael Sinnott, who was said to have changed his name to avoid the law. “Rediscovering someone who’d changed his … Continue reading

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Mary Jane Kirk – The girls that were left behind.

Mary Jane Kirk  – the girls that were left behind. Ada Pye, whom I wrote about in the previous article, was the daughter of Mary Jane Pye née Kirk. My first assumption when I saw the 1861 and 1871 census … Continue reading

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Blogiversary

Today is my first Blogiversary! I would like to thank my followers and hope that I can offer some interesting Posts over the next twelve months. Cheers.

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