Mr Bonsey's Bible

 

2014 Christmas Eve gift for Florida familyWm Bonseys Bible

On Sunday 5th March 1916, William Hollington Bonsey was presented with a bible.

It was a small, compact volume covered in black hide with an inscription on the flyleaf …….

To Dear Mr Bonsey from Eain Marshall.
May God’s blessings be with you wherever you go
May God watch over you day by day and send you safely back to your loved one 

Family Bible returns home after 100 years

Great piece of detective work resulted in the Bible being returned to the rightful family in Florida, USA on Christmas Eve 2014.

Connection made between The Western Australian Genealogical Society Inc (WAGS) and the Lee County Genealogical Society in Florida, USA.

For the full story, read this great article by Julie on the WAGS Blog - Mr Bonsey's Bible.

 

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015 23:40