Month: January 2015

Four Victorian families

Queen Victoria ascended the throne in 1837 at the age of 18 and remained the English regent until 1901 when she died, the longest reigning English monarch to date. The 1800s in England have come to be known as the Victorian Era, a time of … Continue reading Four Victorian families

Florence Stacey (Florence Holdorf) 1878-1908

My father never met his grandmother, Florence Stacey, who died in 1908, many years before Dad was born (1933). Writing about his family background in July 2013 Dad noted: My father was Charles John Stacey Holford, born July 7,1899 in Goulburn… He lived in Goulburn … Continue reading Florence Stacey (Florence Holdorf) 1878-1908