May B. Carlyle?

During my visit to London in early April, I was able to visit some sites that my great-great-great aunt May frequented during her adult life in London. I learned about these places initially through her letters to my great-great grandfather John, her brother, which I transcribed this spring, and then by conducting subsequent research. In … Continue reading May B. Carlyle?


Aunt May and the Blitz, Cont’d.

This post continues my account of my great-great-great aunt May's experiences during the Blitz, a series of heavy air raids carried out over London and other major British cities from 1940 – 1941 that resulted in over 40,000 civilian deaths. My last post related some of my discoveries leading up to my trip to London … Continue reading Aunt May and the Blitz, Cont’d.