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Tag Archives: Guernsey

Red Cross Letters from Guernsey

Brian Torode’s Family of Guernsey          

April 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Brian’s Dorset Holiday with his Family (1956)

Essay 1956 ‘A Holiday in Dorset’ This delightful account was written by fifteen-year-old Brian Torode. This would have been a rare holiday in the U.K. for someone who spent the … Continue reading

June 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Le Cras Family of Guernsey

Gg viii Pierre (m 1663) Cateline le Letdie (?) | Gg vii Charles (1665-1728) m (5.11.1691) Ann de Garis (d 1705 fme.) | Gg vi Charles (1695 –vivant 1754) and … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

De la Mare Family of Guernsey

Please click the following link to view the de la Mare family tree (Adobe Reader required): De la Mare Family Tree   DE LA MARE FAMILY Gg 5     … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Torode Family of Guernsey

Jean Torode | Colas | Colas (b 1578)                m 1601      Philipine Noel (b 1579) | Charles (b1611)              m 1643     Marie Martel (d 1684) | Charles (b 1656)             m 1695     Marie … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · 28 Comments


This is the text of the Eulogy given by Brian’s great friend, Richard Barton, at Brian’s funeral on Wednesday 19th March 2014 at Saint Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham: Banjour, (banzhoor) (Good Day) … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · 3 Comments

A Guernsey Childhood

Brian Torode (1941-2014) St Peter Port On the 8th February 1941 Edward Torode and Alice Salmon married at the Greffe in Guernsey. Alice was already three months pregnant with, what … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · Leave a comment