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
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
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
It is the 24th February 2018, 30 years since my mother Joan Carrott, nee Letts died. My dear Mum died just a few days after having heart surgery. Surgery that we hoped would have ensured her of at least another ten years of life. Continue reading
I decided to start this personal challenge, of posting a blog about 12 of my ancestors during 2018, with ‘My Dad’ – Keith Ronald Carrott.
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
I have accepted the challenge from a Word Press ‘blogger friend’, or maybe the correct words are ‘I have been encouraged’, to blog about my ancestors in 2018. There is no way that I would be able to blog about a new ancestor each week for the 52 weeks of the year! I just haven’t done enough genealogy research for that to be possible. Continue reading