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  • Caroline Gaden
    Andrew WEIR shipping.... have Lloyd Webber on the brain!
    Message 1 of 8 , Apr 17, 2011
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      Andrew WEIR shipping.... have Lloyd Webber on the brain!

      On 15/04/2011 8:06 AM, Linda wrote:
      > Lisa,
      >
      > I read your message about your visiting St. Helena in February. What is
      > the best way to travel to St. Helena? I understand that there is no
      > airport. How do you get there from the US? Do you fly to South Africa
      > (Capetown , Durban???) and then catch a boat to St. Helena? How often
      > does the boat travel to St. Helena? I thought that I read something
      > about it traveling there only four times a year.
      >
      > Linda
      >
      > Baltimore, Maryland USA
      >
      > --- In st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:st-helena-genealogy%40yahoogroups.com>, Lisa Nichols
      > <nicholslisa60@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi Valerie
      > >
      > > Nice to hear from you. Was the Mary (nee Moyce) that you mentioned
      > married to
      > > Percy and did they use to live in Edgeware some years ago? Also, my
      > sister
      > > Susan remembers meeting a Valerie but it would have been as a very
      > young girl
      > > back in the 60's.
      > >
      > > If any of this is relevant to you, then yes, we could be related!
      > >
      > > I also visited the Island in February of this year and I have never been
      > > anywhere so beautiful and so friendly, it's an experience I will
      > never forget.
      > >
      > > Look forward to hearing from you.
      > >
      > > Kind regards
      > >
      > > Lisa
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > ________________________________
      > > From: sthelenagirl <valeriekane@...>
      > > To: st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:st-helena-genealogy%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > Sent: Tue, April 12, 2011 10:48:21 PM
      > > Subject: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Re: Eric Douglas Moyce
      > >
      > > Â
      > > Lisa
      > > Sorry, only just seen your email. Eric Moyce could have been my
      > great-uncle;
      > > Mary (nee Moyce) was my grandmother, who left the island in the
      > fifties too! So
      > > we could be related!
      > >
      > > I visited the island in 2008 for the first time - it was the most
      > incredible
      > > experience, having listened to stories from family and friends all
      > life .....
      > >
      > >
      > > Will have a chat with my Mum who may have some info on 'Uncle Eric'
      > >
      > > Regards
      > > Valerie
      > >
      > > --- In st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:st-helena-genealogy%40yahoogroups.com>, Lisa Nichols
      > <nicholslisa60@>
      > > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > My dad, Eric Douglas Moyce, was from St Helena and, although I lost
      > contact
      > > >with him back in the 70's, I have always been interested in the
      > Island. So
      > > >interested, that I am visiting St Helena next year. On doing some
      > research on
      > > >the island on the internet, I came across this site and decided to
      > send an
      > > >e-mail just to see if it leads anywhere. I believe he left the
      > island back in
      > > >the 50's to come and work in the UK and I know he had a sister
      > called Mary. Not
      > > >much to go on I know but you don't know if you don't try!
      > > >
      > > > Looking forward to hearing from anyone who may have any insight on
      > this or is
      > > >in a similar situation trying to track family members.
      > > >
      > > > Regards
      > > >
      > > > Lisa
      > > >
      > >
      >
      >
    • Barbara MacLeod
      Let me know what you find out as I am in Annapolis! I am so wanting to visit the island but I think one has to leave from Dulles on a nonstop to Capetown.
      Message 2 of 8 , May 9, 2011
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        Let me know what you find out as I am in Annapolis! I am so wanting to visit the island but I think one has to leave from Dulles on a nonstop to Capetown. First I need to win the lotter....:)

        --- On Mon, 4/18/11, Caroline Gaden <cagaden@...> wrote:

        From: Caroline Gaden <cagaden@...>
        Subject: Re: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Visiting St. Helena
        To: st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
        Date: Monday, April 18, 2011, 2:36 AM

        Andrew WEIR shipping.... have Lloyd Webber on the brain!

        On 15/04/2011 8:06 AM, Linda wrote:
        > Lisa,
        >
        > I read your message about your visiting St. Helena in February. What is
        > the best way to travel to St. Helena? I understand that there is no
        > airport. How do you get there from the US? Do you fly to South Africa
        > (Capetown , Durban???) and then catch a boat to St. Helena? How often
        > does the boat travel to St. Helena? I thought that I read something
        > about it traveling there only four times a year.
        >
        > Linda
        >
        > Baltimore, Maryland USA
        >
        > --- In st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
        > <mailto:st-helena-genealogy%40yahoogroups.com>, Lisa Nichols
        > <nicholslisa60@...> wrote:
        >  >
        >  > Hi Valerie
        >  >
        >  > Nice to hear from you.  Was the Mary (nee Moyce) that you mentioned
        > married to
        >  > Percy and did they use to live in Edgeware some years ago?  Also, my
        > sister
        >  > Susan remembers meeting a Valerie but it would have been as a very
        > young girl
        >  > back in the 60's.
        >  >
        >  > If any of this is relevant to you, then yes, we could be related!
        >  >
        >  > I also visited the Island in February of this year and I have never been
        >  > anywhere so beautiful and so friendly, it's an experience I will
        > never forget.
        >  >
        >  > Look forward to hearing from you.
        >  >
        >  > Kind regards
        >  >
        >  > Lisa
        >  >
        >  >
        >  >
        >  > ________________________________
        >  > From: sthelenagirl <valeriekane@...>
        >  > To: st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
        > <mailto:st-helena-genealogy%40yahoogroups.com>
        >  > Sent: Tue, April 12, 2011 10:48:21 PM
        >  > Subject: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Re: Eric Douglas Moyce
        >  >
        >  > Â
        >  > Lisa
        >  > Sorry, only just seen your email. Eric Moyce could have been my
        > great-uncle;
        >  > Mary (nee Moyce) was my grandmother, who left the island in the
        > fifties too! So
        >  > we could be related!
        >  >
        >  > I visited the island in 2008 for the first time - it was the most
        > incredible
        >  > experience, having listened to stories from family and friends all
        > life .....
        >  >
        >  >
        >  > Will have a chat with my Mum who may have some info on 'Uncle Eric'
        >  >
        >  > Regards
        >  > Valerie
        >  >
        >  > --- In st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
        > <mailto:st-helena-genealogy%40yahoogroups.com>, Lisa Nichols
        > <nicholslisa60@>
        >  > wrote:
        >  > >
        >  > > My dad, Eric Douglas Moyce, was from St Helena and, although I lost
        > contact
        >  > >with him back in the 70's, I have always been interested in the
        > Island.  So
        >  > >interested, that I am visiting St Helena next year.  On doing some
        > research on
        >  > >the island on the internet, I came across this site and decided to
        > send an
        >  > >e-mail just to see if it leads anywhere. I believe he left the
        > island back in
        >  > >the 50's to come and work in the UK and I know he had a sister
        > called Mary.  Not
        >  > >much to go on I know but you don't know if you don't try!
        >  > >
        >  > > Looking forward to hearing from anyone who may have any insight on
        > this or is
        >  > >in a similar situation trying to track family members.
        >  > >
        >  > > Regards
        >  > >
        >  > > Lisa
        >  > >
        >  >
        >
        >


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