Genealogy of the May and Crofton Families

Admiral Sir William Henry May Posts


Sir William Henry May

Of great interest is the full biography of William Henry May Click on his name and it will direct you to his List of Appointments and to chapter 1 of his memoirs There is no […]


Family Crest

Admiral of the Fleet Sir William Henry May, G.C.B., G.C.V.O. was assigned Arms and Crest by letters Patent in 1913. He was also granted supporters but these were personal to himself as a G.C.B. and […]


Christmas Island Stamp

This stamp was issued by the Christmas Island to recognize the following event. Admiral Sir William Henry May – As Flag-Captain in the H.M.S. Impérieuse. We then went to Singapore. En route I had secret […]

Posts Related to Villa Frere and the Messina..Price Families

  • Too enlarge Photographs click on the Photograph. You can then scroll through the photographs with the left or right arrow shown on the pictures. As many details as possible is shown about the people and [...]
  •   Here are various letters written by   my Grandmother Mary Price during the period 1896 to 1899.  At the time she would have been between 8 and 12 years old.  Remarkable penmanship and letters show a [...]
  • The Price Family Thomas Price was well established in the Welsh border county of Powys in the 1700s. His second child, Eleanor, married a Welsh man, Dai Pritchard and spent the rest of her life [...]
  • The Messina Family In the 13th century, Charles of Anjou and Maine was granted the island of Sicily by the Pope, and crowned King of Sicily in Rome on the feast of the Epiphany in [...]
  • Monthly Illustrated Review STUDIES For those abroad from home and those home from abroad. Vol 11 – No. X October, 1924 The following is an exert from the above magazine VILLA FRERE by Commander E.N,Price, [...]
In the Spotlight

Grace Dianne May Smith

by Bernadette May in Births / Christenings 0

The Era Banner – Newmarket September 2013 Karen May and Matt Smith are thrilled to say “Welcome to the world precious girl”. Grace Dianne May Smith said hello mommy and daddy at 7:04 pm Wednesday [...]

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Family History

Birthdays for 6 days starting on 24 Aug 2019
Anne Caroline Sandford - 1861
Ellen Augusta May - 1857
John Baldcock May - 1888
James Russell Woods - 1943
Dora Katie (Katherine) Archer - 1856

Deaths for 6 days starting on 24 Aug 2019
Thomas Tancred - 1744
Margaret Burke - 1934
Robert Sidney Giles - 1944
Brian Crofton - 1950
John Reierson Melville - 1911
Thomas Tancred - 1844
Jan Willaim Naudin ten Cate - 1851



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