Tristan da Cunha, la isla más remota.
Homes and families
Tristan settlement is home to 275 islanders, all descended
from original settlers (names, dates of arrival & nationality in brackets) and with only seven family surnames surviving
amongst present residents: Glass (William 1816 Scotland), Swain (Thomas 1826 England), Green (Peter 1836 Holland), Rogers
(Thomas 1836 US), Hagan (Andrew 1849 US), Repetto (Andrea 1892 Italy), Lavarello (Gaetano 1892 Italy).
There is a small expatriate population including an
Administrator and Doctor with their families. Priests may only stay for a few months, and other visiting professionals (eg
dentist, optician) for a few weeks.