- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "niravah" <niravah@y...> wrote:
> Hi, I am new to this group and want to research my maternal ancestry in
> St Helena.
> My mother is now 85 and left St Helena with much of her family to live
> in UK after the war. I want to find out about my great grandmother
> Sophia Neilson. She married Neilson (a sailor who visited the island I
> think) only after she'd had 4 daughters including my grandmother Lilly.
> I want to find out who was the father/father of these daughters. I
> think Sophia's maiden name was Corker, as my nan (who never married)
> was Lilly Corker. My grandmother was born in or around 1895 - so I'd
> need to find records of births certificates from around 1880 (which
> should contain the father's name).
> Anyone have any suggestions or information?
> Sally Hepplewhite
My great grandmother was a Corker - Mary Elizabeth Corker born in 1885 to Rachel and
William Corker. I know a great deal about the Corker family and have some contacts. Feel
free to contact me directly @ genieandjim@...