Category Archives: Caddy

52 Ancestors #28 – Travel – Ann Carson

Week 28 prompt, Travel! We only have to go back 2 or 3 generations to find that all of our ancestors have travelled. The majority of mine on both my father and mother’s side, have travelled from the UK to … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #25 – Same Name – James Ryan Caddy

Ancestors with the same name can sometimes cause a lot of confusion when doing your family tree. Then the one that has an unusual middle name which turns out to be the same surname as a mother or another ancestor, … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #24 – Father’s Day – Edward Caddy

It’s not Father’s Day here in Australia, so this weeks blog prompt isn’t going to be about my father, but instead, another father, i.e., Father Christmas, Santa Claus, St Nic, call him what you will, is my theme ancestor for … Continue reading

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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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