CAVAYE family & kinship
NOT YET INCORPORATING CAVAYE NEWS
In the year 1800 in the West Indies,
Haitian refugee Claire CAVAYÉ was 17
and Scots-born trader William CATHCART was 25.
Their story is told in Dorothy Cavaye’s book “Need a Body Cry?”
which now reaches around the world.
In 1964, 1984, 2000 and 2009 Cavayes got together in family gatherings in
CECILIA CAVAYE 1942-2009 fourth generation Cavaye musician, teacher and expert on Edinburgh
Dorothy Kelly (fourth generation Cavaye, a Portobello Cavaye) climbed
to the top of Arthur's Seat and back from Duddingston
Loch on her 82nd birthday in 2007. She was following a family tradition begun by
her maternal great grandmother, Jane Torrance (Baillie) in advanced years 100
years ago, which her mother Norah Cavaye (
Or look up my KOSMOID KINSHIP data on RootsWeb’s free site showing all the Cavayes I know about in an 18,000-strong family tree.
My researches began many years ago…
In fact, in