1578Re: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Jamestown archives
- Oct 26, 2012The archives in Jamestown have some glorious resources but they close
each day at 3.30pm, round about the time you get back from the tours ...
your time on the Island will be limited depending on RMS schedule, if
you want to 'see all the sights' you will have to juggle your time
carefully. Shops are closed Wednesday afternoons but archives still open.
It is a beautiful place, enjoy!
Caroline researching William Balcombe of 'The Briars'.
On 24/10/2012 10:51 AM, Nancy wrote:
> Mr Hale: It would be great if you could visit the library in st Helena
> to determine if they have copies of old newspapers or other information
> of interest to genealogists.
> It might even be good to find someone others could email who would do
> lookups for a reasonable fee.
> Ed Storey
> Sent from my iPad
> On Oct 18, 2012, at 9:22 PM, "artoriousellis"
> <artoriousellis@... <mailto:artoriousellis@...>> wrote:
>> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org
>> <mailto:st-helena-genealogy%40yahoogroups.com>, Alan Hale
>> <hale_alan@...> wrote:
>> > Dear Member
>> > My grandmother (Emily Louisa Fagan) married my grandfather (Frank
>> Thomas Partridge), a Royal Marine stationed on Saint Helena, on 17
>> April 1928. My mother (Leonora Mona Partridge) was born on the island
>> on 17 December 1929.
>> > I have traced the Fagan family back to William Hunt Fagan who
>> arrived on saint Helena with the Saint Helena Regiment in 1842.
>> > I am visiting Saint Helena from the UK in March 2013 to fulfil a
>> childhood dream to see the island plus research my family connections.
>> Any help or advice would be very much appreciated please.
>> > Thank you in anticipation.
>> > Alan
>> > Alan Hale
>> Hi Alan,
>> What a wonderful thing to be able to do. I am also related to the same
>> family through Edward Joseph Fagan (brother to Emily Louisa),he was my
>> ggrandfather.He married Eva Edith Yon_Wallace & moved to Durban South
>> Africa in 1920.The family is quite large & spread out.I & my family
>> live in Australia.I would love to travel to St Helena as the other
>> side of my family "Ellis,also came from the Island & settled in
>> Pietermaritzburg.I have done quite a bit of research & have a lot of
>> info if you are interested.Please let me know if you are.
>> Rob Ellis
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