Friday, 22 February 2008


Just wanted to post this photograph of Frances. I have been looking for her for sooo long and I finally found her a few weeks ago.

Although she passed away about twenty years ago, I am in contact with the rest of the family and enjoy getting to know them all.

Frances is the lady on the far right of the picture. She looks SO like my Grandad, her only Brother. The Gentleman to the left of her is her Husband, Harry. Then comes their Son, Tom and his new Wife, Orleen and her parents.I chat to Orleen often over the phone,she usually rings at about 2.30 in the morning, which used to give me a fright but now I know who it is, I look forward to her call. She is such a LOVELY lady, I feel I've known her all my life.

Just wished that I had thought of trying to find Frances when I was younger, then maybe we could  have met. She is very dearly loved by all of us, even though we have never met her, we have heard SO much about her from my Grandad, who has also passed away twenty years ago now. In fact, they both died the same year, which, as they were thought to be twins, we thought was REALLY strange.

I am told she was a VERY hard working lady, as was her Husband Harry. I suppose they had to work hard to move to a strange country with no family or friends. They had to start life over again from scratch. The Walsh's are all very stubborn and thank goodness they are, or maybe life for Frances would have been too hard and she may not have survived.

I would like to thank Lyn especially for finding and sending me the website that got me started with my search, things really came together quickly after that. I will always be grateful to her.


emabecmar said...

I am glad you finally found Frances, but am so sorry she passed away. That is a beautiful picture. ((((hugs))))