Gunner Peter Sherry RFA

A rare event when researching my family’s story happened. Recently, a relative of my Sherry family shared her family photo archive. It contained a photo of my Great Uncle Peter Sherry 1886-1918 Over the last couple of months, I have found a relative who is a fellow family history addict. My relative, a descendant of…Continue Reading “Peter Sherry During World War 1”

104 Tynecastle Street Springboig

In the early 1950s a girl and her Mother from Parkhead regularly walked past 104 Tynecastle Street Springboig. The girl and her mother were on their way to visit a former neighbour who now lived in the new Cranhill housing scheme.  Sometimes she saw a boy in 104 Tynecastle Street’s front garden. She occasionally saw…Continue Reading “104 Tynecastle Street Springboig”

Ancestors In Old Newspaper Articles

As a family history addict, I am always looking to find new sources of records to add more flesh to the bones of my ancestors.  Searching old newspaper archives is key to doing this.  I am finding my ancestors in old newspaper articles. My Grandfather Thomas Sherry‘s cousin Michael Sherry (1898-1967) features in lots of…Continue Reading “Finding My Ancestors In Old Newspaper Articles”