Memories of My Boyhood in Mauritius in the 1950s & early 1960s, & some nicknames in the Taylor family, by John Collingridge, (son of Joan Elizabeth Collingridge, née Taylor)

Memories of My Boyhood in Mauritius in the 1950s & early 1960s, & some nicknames in the Taylor family   by John Collingridge  (son of Joan Elizabeth Collingridge, née Taylor) It was with very great delight that I read Donald’s book “They Met In Mauritius”.  It has been a sheer delight to browse through and to […]

Where are the descendants of Mary Anna Rose Smith ? By Sheila Dawes [& others]

Her descendants are dispersed worldwide. From her first husband William Thomas Her son James married Elizabeth Pritchard in Wales.  They had four children; the eldest born in Carnarvon in 1927 was Mary and was followed by George, Geoffrey, and Alec. Mary married Tony Clarke in Newborough Church on the 15th February 1947.  She and her family emigrated to Australia […]

Descendants of Mary Anna Rose Smith [James Smith’s only daughter] By Duncan Richardson, Barbados, West Indies. [2014]

Descendants of Mary Anna Rose Smith [James Smith’s only daughter] By Duncan Richardson, Barbados, West Indies. [2014] My paternal grandmother was Mary Anna Rose Smith, James Smith’s only daughter and my grandfather was George Richardson. I am the eldest son of their youngest son George Richardson. George Richardson Snr. had been working in Swakopmund, in […]