In November of 2009 Shirley Guest nee Gransden, my grandmother, passed away. Just a couple of years earlier we had celebrated Shirley’s 80th Birthday. As a part of that celebration I had put together a short photostory with a voice over. Today I am putting it here as it was something she enjoyed at the time.
To see the photo story properly click on this blog post and go to a full page view.
I had a very frustrating day today. Everything that I was looking for to expand Edwin’s story escaped me. Eventually I decided to go back and see if I could find Maria Bakers immigration records which had been eluding me. … Continue reading →
Edwin James Gransden was the only surviving child of Edwin Gransden and Rebekah Gransden nee Elphick. He was admitted to the Diamantina orphanage on the 18th f June 1873, less than a year after his mother had died. His life … Continue reading →
I have been going through the British Newspapers from 1600 to 1900. The State Library has access to the British Newspaper collection so long as you have a readers card. This means that I can search those News Papers for … Continue reading →