#5 Aunty – Honor Elsie Letts

Honor Elsie Letts was born in Bulwer Street, North Perth on the 27th February 1912.  She was the second child and eldest daughter, born to Albert Edwin Letts and Constance Muriel (nee Hodder).  My mother Joan and my Aunty Honor were always very close, despite the age difference.  Continue reading


# 4 Uncle – John Willows Carrott

This blog is about my Uncle Jack, my Dad’s brother, John Willows Carrott.  Jack was born on the 11th March 1919 in the Kellerberrin district.  I have decided that Uncle Jack’s story needs to follow the blog of my grandfather, as it will complete the ‘gold strike’ story.   Continue reading

#3 Grandfather – Arthur Carrott

When I first accepted the challenge my friend and extraordinaire genealogy blogger Jenny issued, to blog about an ancestor each week, I knew it would be impossible! I just have not done enough family history research.  My decision to prepare a blog once a month has even become a real challenge, but it has made me contact family members and I even made a visit to the Battye Library last week……and I have now been able to put together a story about my Pop Carrott.   Continue reading

#1 Father – Keith Ronald Carrott

I decided to start this personal challenge, of posting a blog about 12 of my ancestors during 2018, with ‘My Dad’ – Keith Ronald Carrott.

Carrott Family

Arthur & Jessie Carrott with their ten children – Keith is on the left behind Arthur

Keith was the tenth child born to Arthur and Jessie Carrott and he was the fifth son.  Jessie gave birth to six girls and six boys.  Continue reading