Hi :-) My maiden name is OLD. I am 3rd Generation born out here in Tasmania, since My GreatGrandfather, Albert A. OLD immigrated in 1853 from Tarrant & Piddle Vallies areas in Dorset, England. I was born in 1951, youngest of 4, with only the 1 brother, which according to my father (1904-1975) was how the OLD family did things! :-) 3 of 1 sex and only 1 of the other. eg; 3 girls & 1 boy or the reverse. we have a 40-50 year gap between generations. ( but it has been a bit better since the 1950's on the female side. Not so much the male side though!)
Am seriously interested in hearing from anyone whomight have connections with anyone of the above surname,
Hi Glenice :-) Firstly I haven't any RIGGS in my family, as my interests are HOOPER, ILES & OLD in Dorset.
But I have a dear friend, Mike RIGGS who immigratedto Australia from Dorset a few years ago. Would your family tree in clude Mike & his brother?? Mike's Email is squiregeorgeM@hotmail.com I have a feeling that Mike is elderly, as I receive Christmas cards from him & his wife, and his handwriting is showing that heis older than I thought he might be. Hope this has been of some help??
All the best
Looking for descendents of William Fry about 1770 married Mary Maynard (abt 1772) 27 November 1792 in Sydling St Nicholas, Dorset. children Sarah 31 Mar 1793,William 1795 John 1797 and Thomas 1799. Need parents and more on Elizabeth Pauley who married William.