About Richard de Souza
Richard is the youngest of four children of Virginia and Roy de Souza. He traces his Goan roots to Moira, Guirim, Siolim, Mapusa, Sangolda and Socorro, Porvorim, Bardez. His ancestral surnames are: Sousa, Cunha, Lobo, Nazaré, Sá, Andrade, Sequeira, Cruz, Corrêa, Noronha, Dias, Pereira, Veloso, Mendes, Melo, Figueira, Viegas, Carrasco, Costa, Faria, Mascarenhas, Telles and Ataíde.
He enjoys genealogy as a past time. He has done extensive research on the "Gaunkars of Moira" and is putting together a book on the matter. If you know anyone with Moira roots or with a knowledge of Moira's families then please put them in touch with him. He can be contacted at : email@example.com.
He also has a family tree website at : http://moirafamily.tribalpages.com/ which is a more in-depth genealogical version of his family tree on Geni.