Tag Archives: My genealogy story

Pioneer women – Bridget Shalloe

Pioneer women – Bridget Shalloe. The second of my pioneer women is Bridget Shalloe (Mrs Patrick Devereux). ¬†Bridget Shalloe was the last of my great, great grandparents to arrive in Australia and one of two of whom I have photographs. … Continue reading

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Roman Catholick or inclined to that Religion.

Following on with the theme of the enmity between Protestants and Roman Catholics here is a story about a Robert Pye from my own tree with equally strong Protestant leanings as Sir Robert Pye of the Mynde. This Robert Pye, … 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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