Part four of my hunt for details of the lives of my great-great aunts, the Smith sisters.
In attempting to work out where he came from, I uncovered the life story of my great great grandfather, John William Lewis.
I know we all joke we’re two-degrees of separation from anyone else in New Zealand. But Richard and I have closer links to the land we live on than we could have imagined.
A sudden whim leads to an impressive collection of family history – and some new leads on the Smith sisters.
Lately I’ve been working on my family history. This week I found my long-lost spinster aunts buried in Karori.