It’s amazing how the story of this family who moved to Australia can be told mainly through the Newspaper Archives.
There’s a huge gap in any information spanning the Victorian years for Ffynone when this lady Frances Anna Higgon and her husband John Colby were the custodians.
This Blog has a link to Wellington, Prince Albert and Queen Victoria, a Governor of the Tower of London and even a link to a famous Olympic Gold Medallist!
I found this lovely family photo on a Cabinet Card was taken at a photographers studio in Melbourne, Australia in 1892.
Three photos that featured on my Sunday Puzzle on Twitter about the Bannerman Family in Canada
Tying up loose ends with the Wills of Mary Ansell’s family.
From the clues on the back I finally managed to find the right family where everyone fitted in
Thinking of Elizabeth writing her first entry in this Bible on the birth of her first child Ann, just before the new year in 1787, 232 years ago!
I have had the most amazing week, not only are one set of photos back on their way to their families but two!
I felt that I must try to finish what Anne had started, and I hope that I have achieved that