Hello readers of Derbyshire Times.
I am Lauren Ann Helstrip (born Shaw) and I am really interested in finding any of my grandfather’s siblings or relatives still living in Chesterfield and surrounds. I live in South Africa and have no clue how to go about finding his family as he passed away before I was born. If there is anyone who can help me or who is part of the family, please get in contact with me. I’d love to hear from you. Thomas Eric Shaw was born in Chesterfield in 1918, he married Imelda Giles (from South Africa) and died in 1968 in South Africa. My dad was also born in Chesterfield (under the Crooked Spire, as he always says).
I hope there is someone out there who reads this.
Please contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org.