Tristan da Cunha celebrates recent births and christenings.

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Christening of Riley Ellen Glass

Photos from Georgina Jones, Kate Sherry and Robert Urquhart

Riley Ellen Glass was Christened on Sunday the 4th September 2022 at St Mary's Church followed by a reception which was held at the Prince Philip Hall. Riley's sister Rosslin and mum Stacey were also baptised on the same day.

Riley with sister Rosslin Riley with great grandmother Catherine Glass
Riley with her Grandparents: L-R: Conrad Glass, Sharon Glass, Martha White, Greg Kessler, parents Stacey Lee-White, Leon Glass and sister Rosslin.

Riley's Godparents including some of Stacey's and Rosslin's godparents: L-R Back row: Eric Glass, Warren Glass, Graham Rogers, Justin Green, Patrick Green, Shane Green, Steve Swain, Kelly Green,

Front Row: Danny Rogers, Sasha Swain, Adrian Swain, Sheila Glass, Greg Kessler, Lorraine Repetto, Martha White, Judith Green, Julie Green, Samantha Swain, Lynette Green


Absent: Jason Jacobs, Keagan Jacobs, Riaan Willemse, Frank Swain, Matthew Rogers, Magdalena Armstrong and

Willem Engelbrecht

Birth of Liam Herbert Glass

Photo from Rachel Green

We are pleased to announce the birth of Liam Herbert Glass on Monday the 6th June 2022 to proud parents Rachel Green and Leo Glass.

Liam who weighed 3.16kg (6lb 15oz) at birth was born at Camogli Healthcare Centre on Tristan, both mother and baby are doing well.

Wonderful new addition to the family and the community as a whole.

Beautiful photo of baby Liam taken by his mum Rachel

Birth of Riley Glass

Photos from Sharon Glass and Leon Glass

We are pleased to announce the birth of Riley Ellen Glass on Wednesday the 10th November 2021 to proud parents Stacey-Lee White and Leon Glass.

Riley weighed 2.4kg (5lb 5oz) at birth and is a little sister to Rosslin who is delighted to have a new addition to the family.

Leon returned to Tristan in June 2021 with partner Stacey-Lee White and her daughter Rosslin Behrens. Leon will regain residency status after completing two full years on the island. However, Riley having being born on Tristan gains full residency status from birth.

Wonderful news for the family and community as a whole.

Photos sent by Leon.


Riley with sister Rosslin.


Riley wearing some handknitted Tristan items.

Christenings of Seren Green and Jake Swain

Christening of Tristan da Cunha babies Seren Green to Shane and Kelly Green, and Jake Swain to Steve and Sasha Swain on 12th December 2021
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Christening of Summer Swain

Christening of Tristan da Cunha baby Summer Swain to Wayne Swain and Conchita Repetto on 5th December 2021.
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Birth of Jake Peter Swain

Birth of Tristan da Cunha baby Jake Peter Swain to Sasha and Steve Swain on 4th July 2021.
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Birth of Summer Swain

Birth of Tristan da Cunha baby Summer Swain to Wayne Swain and Conchita Repetto on 18th May 2021.
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Birth of Seren Green

Birth of Tristan da Cunha baby Seren Green to Shane and Kelly Green on 6th June 2021.
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Chief Islander's Tribute to HRH Prince Philip

The Chief Islander of Tristan da Cunha, Councillor James Glass, pays tribute to the late Duke of Edinburgh.
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