Tag Archives: Pye

Some statistics

Throughout my research I have noticed that in some branches the Pye name has ended, especially in the English branches of the family tree, therefore I decided to compare the descendants of my great, great, great grandfather, Joseph Pye, with … Continue reading

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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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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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Ada Pye – A mystery

Ada Pye – A Mystery. How do you find information about a person for whom there is no entry in the Civil Registration Indexes (neither birth nor death record) and for whom there is no recorded baptism or burial? That … Continue reading

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Who are Joseph Pye’s parents?

Who are Joseph Pye’s parents? It was easy to trace back to my great, great grandfather, Thomas Pye, who was the ancestor that came to Australia in 1837.  His very informative death certificate showed that Thomas was born in Staffordshire, … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day

ANZAC Day – 25 April, 1915. Yesterday was a holiday in Australia to commemorate the 99th anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand forces at Gallipoli in Turkey. For many it is a day to attend memorial services … Continue reading

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