Sidney & Emily Violet May Harris: Return to Clapham (1936-1938)

Sidney and Emily Violet May Harris In my last blog post I wrote about how my Great Grandparents immigrated from England to Canada in 1923.  Sidney Harris and Emily Violet May Wickens were married in the Parish of St. Paul, in a district of south London, England called Herne Hill.  They would immigrate to Canada…

What’s In a Picture? Untold Stories of Our Ancestors

That moment… When it comes to family history, nothing beats that moment when you finally get to see a picture of an ancestor you have been researching for years.  It’s a bit like when you exchange emails or chat with someone by phone, and then finally get to meet them in person.  They never really look the way you picture…