Category Archives: Caddy

52 Ancestors #15 – A Worried Mother – William Henry Caddy

Keeping in with my April theme of remembering our ANZACs, this week I’m resurrecting another blog from 2014.  William Henry Caddy is the 8th child of James Ryan Caddy and Constance Annie nee Carson and a younger brother to my … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #10 Annie Caddy (1889-1966)

 A Strong Woman is the blog prompt for this week. My thoughts on that are that every woman is strong, they have to be to bear children and maintain a happy home. The ancestor I have chosen for this week’s … Continue reading

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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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