Wordless Wednesday: getting ready to explore another branch of the family

Wallace Oliver Gray (far left) and Meryl Matilda Wright (second from right); the big T's grandparents and a branch of the family about whom we know little. Wallace Gray served with the NZ Expeditionary Force in France in WWI. Despite being wounded, and suffering major illness - he returned home. Photo: Gray family archive.

Wallace Oliver Gray (far left) and Meryl Matilda Wright (second from right); the big T’s grandparents, and a branch of the family about whom we know little. Wallace Gray served with the NZ Expeditionary Force in France in WWI. Despite being wounded, and suffering major illness he eventually returned home. Photo: Gray family archive.

Six Word Saturday: beginning to explore a new branch

Merle Wright, The Big T's paternal grandmother as a pupil at Waimate High School, NZ. c. 1916-18 Photo kindly sent to us by a descendent of friends of the Wright family.

Merle Wright, The Big T’s paternal grandmother as a pupil at Waimate High School, NZ. c. 1916-18 Photo kindly sent to us by a descendent of friends of the Wright family. Until now, I had only seen one or two photos of my boy-child’s great grandmother, and as an older woman.