I have detailed below the various people and organisations that have helped me over the years.

I take this opportunity to thank you for your assistance in my search for my ancestors in Italy and also contacting my Capaldi family relatives in USA

Ann Tatangelo researcher who found my grandfather Achille’s birth record in Picinisco. Also for finding marriage records and more birth records in Villa Latina.

Michel Vacca who gave me invaluable details of my Capaldi family ancestors and runs the very helpful web site.
I keep on missing him when I visit Picinisco and I look forward to meeeting with him on one of my future visits.

Marisa Vis from Perth, Scotland who has an extensive array of information on Picinisco Italians who emigrated to Scotland. Marisa sent me information that was completely uknown to my family and coroborated a family myth.

Anthony Valente runs a small jewellers shop in Villa Latina and has always been helpful on my visits to Villa Latina.
He also runs the successful web site val

Marco Pacitti who runs Boaters Cafe and whose father got me thinking about recording all my search details and thus I started this web site.

De Marco of Brighton excellent site with a wide range of photographs.


Scottish Records Office Edinburgh, Scotlands People

Lloyd Pitcairn who assisted me on my Genealogy course.

Various web sites and forums

Giuseppe Gizzi son of my grandfather’s cousin Domenico

Ed Brookes who’s wife is a Capaldi and he assited me in tracking down my Capaldi Family house in San Giuseppe.

Theresa Porreli who lives in the last house in San Giuseppe next to the fountain who welcomed my sister and me into her home and helped us find the Gizzi connection.

Luigi Capaldi from Paris who now lives during the summer in the San Giuseppe house and also welcomed me into their home during my visit in 2008

Anne Fusco, living in Canada, originally from Edinburgh, Scotland, assisted me in my Fusco line from Vallegrande, Villa Latina.
Anne supplied me with a number of files and data that she had painstakingly transcribed from LDS microfiche.