Re: Mussell family
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "dngskll" <diane_202@h...>
> --- In email@example.com, "hrldrigby"
> <harry.rigby@t...> wrote:
> > I am trying to find the relatives of my wifes grandmother born in
> > Helena about 1873.Caroline Maria Mussell. I have her marriage in
> > Helena and information after that.
> > Has anyone visited St Helena from UK to do family research and if
> > was it worth the expense please.
> > Harry
> Hello Harry, I visited St Helena in May/June this year to research
> my family history. Surname Thomas. I was able to trace backward 3
> generations but not forward to my generation. It is very expensive
> and you need at least a month if not longer for the travel from
> England and time on the Island. Is it worth it? I loved every
> minute of my journey. Met many interesting people and made friends
> with whom I hope to keep in touch. It may have been cheaper to pay
> someone to research my family history from the London Archives and I
> probably would have got more information but the Island is unique
> and I don't regret one penny spent on the journey, although I
> probably won't be able to afford a return visit.
> Hi Diane
> Many thanks for the reply Diane. Looks like a big save up if we > >
> don't do well in the London Archive.