My grandfather, Arthur Ariss was born near Barford St. Michael in Oxfordshire in about 1872. His father, who I think was called Arthur had two brothers, one called Amos. His son, my father, Arthur Benjamin John Ariss was born in 1914 in Birmingham. We know some of the family moved to USA and some to Australia as we had food parcels from both families during the second world war. I have many photographs from the 20's and 40's of the family and some of them have a town printed on the back as well as many names.I need to sort these out and analyse them as I only found them again when my mother died last year then I will post more details. As for the Australian arm, I know there was a Bill Ariss living in Melbourne around 1980 as we, by co-incidence, used the same Hong Kong hotel on business and the staff mixed me up with him!