Tags » Pye

Disco: 'You Can't Fight With It'

As a music lover, I suppose I’ll never thank enough those of my alter egos who, despite the diktat of the… trends, keep on putting their shirts on what they believe to be true as opposed to be searching for the quickest return on investment, like so many around, with regular examples comin’ up along with time. 356 more words


Emily Patience

There is a George Pye in a distant branch of my Pye tree who married Emily Patience Lawton in 1897.  No father’s name was listed for Emily and therefore I assumed that she was illegitimate. 404 more words


Signatures - a sign of some literacy.

Signatures – a sign of literacy.

Having become accustomed to seeing ‘X her mark or X his mark’ on marriage certificates I was surprised that to note that all, but one, of my director male Pye ancestors back to the 17th century could at the very least sign their names. 372 more words


Humfrey Pye - Scrivener

Humfrey Pye – Scrivener

Humfrey Pye was a cousin of my 7 x great grandfather and an elder son of William Pye, and his wife Margery, of Haughton, Staffordshire, England. 604 more words