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

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  •   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, [...]
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Romey Jean Parmar

by Seaburne in Births / Christenings 0

Katie Rayment and Arvind Parmar are thrilled to welcome their second child Romey Jean Parmar born at Royal Surrey Hospital, Guildford Surrey UK on May 18th 2017 at 2:47am weighing in at 6lbs 7ozs.

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Birthdays for 6 days starting on 21 Jul 2018
Isaac Maximus ten Cate - 1821
Catharina Wilhelmina ten Cate - 1822
Thomas Tancred - 1780
Hugh Seaburne May - 1880
Henry Crofton - 1764

Deaths for 6 days starting on 21 Jul 2018
Martha Nandin - 1801
Sophia Horsfall - 1901
Charles Henry Sheffield Pretyman - 1918
Anne Caroline Sandford - 1942
Violet Helen Crofton - 1942



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