Carré Brothers

My Great Great Grandparents, Arthur Augustus Carré and Florence (nee Heath) had nine children in total, among them were 6 sons and 3 daughters. Two of their sons had died before the war even began. Tragically, three more of their boys were killed during what would be one of the deadliest conflicts in history, the…

I see dead people…..

One thing that naturally comes along with an interest in genealogy is searching for and finding cemeteries with relatives who are no longer with us. With any luck you know where (or even if) they are buried. For those of us that are interested in visiting cemeteries, a really helpful site that I use often…

The Abandoned Mansion

This amazing building pictured above is where my Grandmother lived as a young girl. Can you imagine?! It is located in Shandon, which is a small town approximately 50 km north-east of Glasgow, Scotland and was appropriately named “Shandon House“. It was originally built in 1849 “in the Scots Baronial style by eminent architect Charles…