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Re: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Visiting St. Helena

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  • 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 1 of 8 , May 9 3:46 PM
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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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