Category: Family History

My Direct Family Line

Since my visit to Malta last year after obtaining buznannu Pawl’s passport and his birth certificate, I found the Cassar direct family line up to Felice Cassar, who is my buznannu x3 (buznannu Pawl’s nannu). That’s 5 generations, 6 if you include me. All I had for Felice was his name, I didn’t have any dates or even a name for his…

Writing History

With knowledge of family past, pride of ones’ heritage strengthens. Last year, a friend of mine brought her family history book to Maltese class to show us all. It was this massive, thick glossy book. Published and all. It had stories, and photographs… I was in complete awe over it. What I would give to have enough material to make…

Bużnannu Wiġi

It’s been a while since I’ve written an update on my family history findings – it’s been about 8 months! In the past couple of months I came across a new site, Archives Portal Europe, where I have since learnt that the National Archives Malta (NAM) are slowly making their archives available via this site. So far mostly only passport…