Category Archives: Herbert

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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Week 18 – First Cousins

First Cousin = a child of one’s uncle or aunt. We won’t go into second cousins, second cousins once removed as I’m sure I’ll have you all confused before I even start. So today’s blog is about my first cousins.

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Week 14 – Maternal Aunts & Uncles

How does one write about 12 aunts and uncles? On my mother’s side, there are three brothers, Uncle Jim, Uncle Newt and Uncle Ray. While in my father’s family he had nine brothers and sisters. Aunty Dolo, Aunty Margaret, Aunty … Continue reading

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Week 6 – My Mum – Dulcie Patricia Herbert: 1928-1988

Unfortunately, two years before mum passed away, I had just started taking an interest in my family history. I did talk to her once and jotted down a few notes, but there’s so much more I would like to have asked … Continue reading

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Week 5 – The New Farm House

I’m not sure which month we moved into the new house, however I do know it was in 1964 when I was nearly 10 years old. The house was built from light cream brick, with a blue black tile roof. … Continue reading

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A Time Past

I am writing this post on the WordPress app as we travel back from Perth to Geraldton on Boxing Day after spending Christmas with our daughters, their partners and the grandchildren. It was while I was travelling that the realisation … Continue reading

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