British Columbia - Canada
I found out that a Sydney Gisby was Reeve (Mayor)
of West Vancouver in 1925/6, and a local road was subsequently named Gisby Street in
Contact has been made with a grandson of Sydney,
and we are gradually finding out more about him and his family.
born in Hertford, England in January 1881 to Thomas and Fanny (nee Newman). He
arrived in British Columbia in 1903, and the trail (so far) has lead back to a William &
Mary Ann(nee Robinson) from Leigh-on-Sea, Essex via Bishopsgate in London. I'm sure there will be more to
come on this.