Category Archives: Aunt Kate

  1. What Kate wrote

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    February 10, 2016 by auntkatefirmin

    For the most part, the correspondence of Kate Firmin with her English cousins is one-sided. We don’t know what news …
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  2. A letter from cousin Amy

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    July 3, 2014 by auntkatefirmin

    It’s time to get back to posting! I chose Amy’s third letter to her cousin Kate to show in full …
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  3. The settlement

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    December 25, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    Kate’s brother Fred received a letter in August 1941 with the terms of the settlement of the estate of their …
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  4. Finding the cousins

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    December 24, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    Let’s return to Aunt Kate’s story.  In 1939, Kate and her brother Fred began the process of proving their relationship …
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  5. Inheritance – Recipes

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    August 24, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    I’m taking a break from the distant past of London.  I was recently inspired by a post to do a little …
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  6. Which story do I tell first?

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    May 19, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    I find myself in a thicket of stories.  I started out writing a narrative in book form for my mother …
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  7. Details, details – the story of Stock Orchard Villas

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    May 13, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    Like my Aunt Kate, I was fortunate enough to visit London.  While there I made a point of visiting two …
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