Category: Family Histories

Category: Family Histories

My Grandmother's Daughter

My Grandmother’s Daughter

Till I was sent to a College Hostel in Darjeeling, I had never been away from the family. We lived ...
The Guhas of Brooking Street

The Guhas of Brooking Street

My great grandfather, Jatindramohan Guha  was the first in his village Qutubpur in the district of Faridpur in East Bengal ...
From Jersey, Channel Islands, to the African Continent

From Jersey, Channel Islands, to the African Continent

  My father Richard Durell married Edmée Gruchy in Jersey on 21 December in 1934. After marriage, Richard accepted a ...
Gold Rush

Gold Rush

There had never been such excitement in the house. It was a hard-working and unforgiving life on this small HumbersideIn ...
The Macready Mystery

The Macready Mystery

Throughout my mother’s life, she believed implicitly that she was a descendant of William Charles Macready (1793-1873), the great Shakespearian ...
Life with my Grandparents

Life with my Grandparents

I was very lucky to be loved and cared for by my grandparents for a very long span of my ...
To be a butterfly

To be a butterfly

It is a sunny October afternoon in Cambourne and I am looking through the window at my garden where a ...
Babcia

Babcia

We as a family of four have been living in Adelaide for the last six months where we relocated from ...