Category Archives: Caddy

Week 39: Who has been Doodling in the Parish Register?

July 1992, Twenty-five years ago, just about to the day, I had written to the Collegiate Church of St Nicholas in Galway, Ireland searching for information on my maternal grandmother’s family the Caddy’s. We had been told they were from … Continue reading

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Week 29 – Wedding Bells

Once upon a time, wedding stories were written when a couple were married. Describing what the bride wore, giving a full description of the colour of the dress, that of the bridesmaids, the bouquets, accessories and often times, what presents … Continue reading

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Week 28 – Family Connections

Last week I shared a blog post with you, written by my cousin John Herbert, about our connection with the Federal Hotel in Fremantle and the reunion of our first cousins for the very first time. Here’s a story of … Continue reading

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Week 23 – A Quirky Family Story of the Lost Ring

This is just a little a little story that I remember about my grandmother, Annie Herbert née Caddy. Nanna, as we used to call her, often visited us on the farm at Mumby, Northampton for Christmas, although there were other … Continue reading

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A Hint to One’s Ancestry

When researching your family history, often times the mother’s maiden name can remain elusive if it hasn’t been recorded on a certificate anywhere. Sometimes the answer could be revealed right before your very eyes that you hadn’t seen previously. Check … Continue reading

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What a Find!

It’s been a while since I blogged on the Caddy page but I wanted to share these little treasures with you. Recently my cousin John contacted me to say he was going to visit his father and scan his photo … Continue reading

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