This is Thomas Burrowes who married Josie O'Brien.
This is my Auntie Kitty in her home in Southwark, she is now 91 years old and is my Mother (Mary Shannon nee McCarthys sister).
This is Bridget Quilligan (nee O'brien) my second cousin who was a daughter of Thomas and Bridget O'Brien, whose parents were James "Big Jim" O'Brien and Bridget Coffey, she married James Quilligan and had 14 children.
This is my 2nd cousin Josie Burrowes (nee O'Brien) daughter of Katie O'Brien, daughter of James "Big Jim" O'Brien and Bridget Coffey
This is my great grandmother who was married to James "Big Jim" O'Brien. They had many children who you will see on this site.
This is my great grandfather James O'Brien with two of his grandchildren, sons of Michael "Forker" O'Brien.
This is my Great Aunt Bridget "Pidge" O'Brien.
She was married twice, first to Richard O'Brien and then to Paddy Dineen
Michael McCarthy with the Munster Fusiliers, taken in Shanghai in 1914 serving in the Great War. Michael was from Limerick, Ireland. He signed up in Tralee, Co Kerry in 1914. Several of Michaels brothers served with him.
This picture was taken when my grandfather was in Shanghai during the Great War 1914-1918