Visiting Neta Jean McTait Nadin and her Family (Summer 1996)
In the Summer of 1996, Linda and I travelled to England to see her family. We not only visited her mother in Hollywood, near Birmingham; nor did we just visit her auntie Marjory but we also visited with her both her sons and their family.
We first took the train down to Torquay, where Linda's oldest brother came to fetch us. We also met then his wife and his youngest daughter. At that point we were able to see quite a few places. After that we went back to Birmingham. Linda had a gawdy at her Oxford College Saint Anne's and so we left Neta for a couple of days to go back where we met. We also visited Oxford for the last time.
This was followed by a trip to Scotland. We all took the train to Edimburg where Linda's little brother picked us upto take us to Dunfermline where he lives. Again we were showed beautiful places. It was for me a very pleasant experience although Neta found all the sightseeing rather tiring. She was, after all, 83 years old.
Normally Neta would go on holiday with uncle Len and auntie Marjory and so she left for that final trip the day or so before we flew back to Montréal.
Once back to Montréal, we had another important milestone: on July 26th I turned 50 years old. We had a celebration the day before with some of my relatives at 314 Côte Sainte-Catherine in Outremont, organized and paid for by my aunt Denyse Saint-Pierre Normandeau at the Mother House of the Immaculate Conception Sisters where another one of my aunts Sister Geneviève Saint-Pierre was residing then. (Both my parents had died previously.) So photos from that event will also be included. (To return to Neta Jean McTait Nadin in Birmingham, press HERE.)
Some Photographs of our 1996 trip to England
Some Photographs of 1996 after our trip to England