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A list of articles appearing in Hel Achau: Nos. 1 - 10

Compiled by Tony Davies

This is not a comprehensive index as such, rather it is more a list of articles which have been in the journal.

Title

Description

Author

No.

Page

My Family Tree

Following the maternal line of Bithell, Hawarden/Chester from early-1700s.

Roy Masters

1

11

Notes on Clwydian ancestors of HRH Prince of Wales

As title. Starting in the 13th Century.

Miss M Preen

1

19

Yr Hen Ffordd Gymreig

Development of Anglicised surnames from Welsh patronyms.

Dafydd Hayes

3

3

Jones? Which Jones?

Tracing a line. From 1780.

A H Jones

3

7

Coppacks on Deeside

As title. From 1780.

R M Benwell

3

9

The Ancient British Fencible Cavalry

An extensive list of Officers' & NCO's names, 1794-1800.

W Alister Williams

3

21

Nain Smell

In search of a Dame school and its teacher in the Ysceifiog area from 1841.

Bryan Thomas

4

3

Did any of your ancestors come from Holt?

A 17th century listing of all males over 18 in this parish.

Stewart Blackwell

4

7

A Wrexham member of the Gallant 600

Lt. Roger William Henry Palmer.

W Alister Williams

4

10

A Zulu victim from Ruabon 1879

Sub Lt. Thomas Llewellyn George Griffiths.

W Alister Williams

4

10

Whities, Whytas, Whitehouse

A Wrexham family in America. Arrived in America 1801, moved to Ohio. Trying to trace origins in Wrexham.

Prof. U E Whiteis

4

12

William Thomas of Cerrig y Drudion

The link between the families.

David Thomas

4

15

The Newnes family

As title. In Wrexham area, 1700 & 1800.

Maurice Newnes

5

7

A register of tragedy

The geographical position of Llanasa and events during the 1800s.

Bill Wynne-Woodhouse

5

19

Chadwick and the Ancient British Fencible Cavalry

Private Thomas Chadwick killed at Coree. Also the family in Holt from 1700s.

Peter Chadwick

5

21

Genealogy on the map

Platt's map of Rhosllannerchrugog and the family of Dafydd Jones, tailor.

Bryan Thomas

5

23

An emigrants letter

Detailed letter from Thomas Siddorn 1800. Voyage and early days.

Mrs. Jones

5

26

The Welsh in Liverpool

Mostly from mid 1800s. 40 Welsh Churches and Chapels in the city.

R H Humphreys

6

5

Did any of your ancestors come from Denbigh?

A census of all males aged 18 and over in 1641 from the Protestation returns.

Stewart Blackwell

6

11

An unusual source of information on families in Mostyn in 1889

As title. Darwen & Mostyn ironworks dossier detailing the fortunes of over 100 families. Random examples given.

Iwan Roberts

6

16

Baled Hart a Brown gan

A Welsh poem in Ruthin Gaol.

W D Williams

6

17

A monkey puzzle family tree

A tangled web starting in the late-1700s.

Hafina Clwyd

6

19

Great Grandfather's little book

William Lloyd 1831-1932. Near Colwyn. A detailed family story.

Phillip E Lloyd

7

3

Further notes on the survivors of the Light Brigade

A grave of Thomas Ryan in Hawarden Churchyard and doubts on his presence at Balaclava, plus the story of Edwin Hughes who was there.

W Alister Williams

7

8

Welsh Wesleyans in Liverpool Churches in Liverpool

Update article to include 12 Wesleyan Churches.

Mrs O Berwyn-Davies

7

11

My mother said that I never should play with gypsies in the wood

Welsh gypsy families from early-1800s. Names such as Wood, Ingram, Lovells and Boswells.

Bill Wynne-Woodhouse

7

12

The Butcher, the Baker, and the Candlestick maker

Traders in Flint about mid-1800s.

Bryan Thomas

7

16

The Batten family of Denbigh?

As title. From mid-1700s onward.

Mrs. Joan Batten-Griffiths

8

3

GGG-Grand Uncle Ellis Owen, FSA

Mid 1800s. Llanefydd. A chance check revealed a story.

R M Owen

8

7

A centuries old secret from Derwen

Parish Register. 1600s. About the codes used in writing.

Bill Wynne- Woodhouse

8

11

The garrisoning of Denbigh in the late 18th century

As title. Refers to article in Issue 7.

Bob Owen

8

24

The Wood gypsy family

As title. Refers to article in Issue 7 and includes some details of people.

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8

24

The Yeomanry of Denbighshire

Development of this regiment in late 1700s plus events and Officers' names.

W Alister Williams

9

3

South African war graves and Uncle John

The Boer War municipal cemetery of Thaba ‘Nchu.

Elizabeth V Jones

9

6

Early 18th century inhabitants of Holt

A list of over 3 pages from 1705.

Peter Chadwick

9

7

Marchwiel man’s murder mystery 1844

Thomas Downes murder. Includes press cuttings.

Bill Wynne-Woodhouse

9

11

Obituaries in "Y Drysorfa"

A regular issue of Welsh Calvinistic
Methodists. This excerpt lists deaths in 1868-69.

Alun Rawson Williams

9

15

For those in peril

Connah's Quay grave of Elizabeth Bennet 1867.

Ms. K Gething

9

16

Missing baptism found by a Latter Day Saint

Traced through the IGI. John Davies of Flint, 1822-70.

Bryan Thomas

9

19

That elusive Collins tribe

A very extensive story starting in the mid-1800s, mostly in Merioneth.

Leslie E Collins

9

21

Great Uncle David and his Bible

The emigration to the USA of David and
John Williams of Llangwfan.

Harry Williams

9

29

The Yeomanry of Denbighshire

Continuing the story from Issue 9.

W Alister Williams

10

3

Dr. Robert Conway and Capt. Jenkin Conway

Who were they? A family connection between County Kerry and Bodrhyddan starting in the 1600s.

William Kerr

10

7

Pay lists and returns for the Denbighshire Yeomanry Cavalry

At Wrexham 1820 and at Ruthin 1822. Four pages of names.

W Alister Williams

10

13

 

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