Category Archives: Family history

“You’ll be acting just like Irving in no time”.

It was with some trepidation that I assumed my seat in the Fortune Theatre this evening. I was in the front row. Of additional concern were the steps leading to the stage, only inches from my feet – audience participation?

“You’ll be acting just like Irving in no time”.

It was with some trepidation that I assumed my seat in the Fortune Theatre this evening. I was in the front row. Of additional concern were the steps leading to the stage, only inches from my feet – audience participation?

Mind the gap

My great (x4) grandfather was a coal merchant in Wapping. The family lived within the parish of St George-in-the-East, but went to the Presbyterian church in Stepney which is where all 6 children were baptized. St George’s was hit during

Mind the gap

My great (x4) grandfather was a coal merchant in Wapping. The family lived within the parish of St George-in-the-East, but went to the Presbyterian church in Stepney which is where all 6 children were baptized. St George’s was hit during

“An hotel on Whitechapel Road please”

No one knew much about my family – the Morrisons. I knew my great-grandfather came to Melbourne from Hobart, was confirmed at St Mark’s Fitzroy, was involved in the establishment of St Martin’s Hawksburn and that he and his wife

“An hotel on Whitechapel Road please”

No one knew much about my family – the Morrisons. I knew my great-grandfather came to Melbourne from Hobart, was confirmed at St Mark’s Fitzroy, was involved in the establishment of St Martin’s Hawksburn and that he and his wife

Looking for Lord Lucan

Sorry, I meant Lord Lister. It is an honour to find a relative memorialized in Westminster Abbey, though this photo cost me a £16 entrance fee and the threat of deportation for taking a photo inside the Abbey. So many

Looking for Lord Lucan

Sorry, I meant Lord Lister. It is an honour to find a relative memorialized in Westminster Abbey, though this photo cost me a £16 entrance fee and the threat of deportation for taking a photo inside the Abbey. So many