Contributions from: Cath James


Descendants of Antonio Gamba - ancestor of Josephine Faill (nee Gamba)
Decendants of William Collins - ancestor of May Annie Wilce (aka Weekes)

Here in the gallery are illustrations, photographs and document scans of the Fail family (subject to copyright).

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Luigi Alfredo Gamba (born 1880), aged about 40   Ted (Edouardo) & Eleanor's wedding 1948   Victor & Aileen's wedding, c1930
Ida Margherita Gamba (Bobbie)   May Annie Wilce (aka Weekes) c1904   Luigi Alfredo Gamba (born 1880) aged 24