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STORIES OF OUR FAMILIES
To forget one's ancestors is to be a brook without a source, a tree without a root.
Alfred Sheppard and Virginia de Freitas
Charles Sheppard with his wife Elsie Gomez and their children
(My grandparents and their family - Trinidad circa 1928)
Sheppard Family Archive
Jessie Amalia Mendes Rooks (left)
(pictured in the Mendes family photo seated far right) and
Sybil Elsie Sheppard Gibbon
(pictured in the Sheppard family photo seated far right)
In the grounds of St. Ann's Church of Scotland on Sunday 11 September, 2016
where Sybil's 95th birthday (on 12 September) was celebrated in a beautiful way.
(Photo credit: Sybil's daughter Jennifer MacLean.)
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