Nos. 11 - 20

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A list of articles appearing in Hel Achau: Nos. 11 - 20

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

Pedwar Hen Daid

John Jones, Nantclwyd; Hugh Roberts; Hugh Hughes, Corwen & John Jones, Llangollen Mid-1800s. (In Welsh).

Hafina Clwyd

11

3

The family of Jones of Denbigh

As title. Mid-1800s. Very detailed account
starting with James Robert Jones. With a family tree.

C E Glynne Jones

11

5

Oh Shenandoah I love your ...

Luke Bower of Cefn emigrated in 1800s.

Mrs. E S Wolff-Yorbeck

11

14

We, the petitioners

Ratepayers in Holt, 1844 & an issue of Policing. List of petitioners.

Peter Chadwick

11

16

Down and out in Denbigh town

Vagrants list who applied for a night in the cells. Extract 1871-77.

R M Owen

11

19

Who was Mary Pomfrey?

As title. Mid-1800s.

Kathleen Bell

11

21

Christionidd Kenrick, Ruabon

Late 17th century. Original conveyance document.

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11

30

A matrimonial problem

A 17th century riddle.

Pat Twiss

11

31

The Welsh in Liverpool

Additional details of many books and records.

Anita M Thomas

12

3

Time and tide at Conway

18th century list of perhaps your ancestor that “got lost”. Many burials.

A H Jones

12

4

Trial of John Twiss, the Moonlighter

1894, a killing in County Kerry.

Pat Twiss

12

8

Daniel Owen, the novelist - family history

As title. From late-1700s. Their links to Edwards family.

Stewart Blackwell

12

18

Questions of the ancestry of William Williams

As title - mid 1700s onwards.

Patrick C Young

12

25

Welsh folk in the 1851 Frodsham census

As title.

A Rawson -Williams

12

28

Keeping it in the family

A memorandum of Peter Roberts of St. Asaph in 1624.

Dafydd Hayes

12

30

A tour of North Wales 1793

How Lt. Tremenheere met Fanny Apperley
in Wrexham.

A W Tremenheere

12

32

Welsh colonists in darkest Yorkshire

Evan Parry from Whitford, 1884. Went to Carlton, West Riding as pit manager.

Mary Parry

13

7

Hearth tax assessment for Isaled Commote 1662

List of names in Denbighshire area.

William A Morris

13

9

A tour of North Wales

Continuing journal from Issue 12.

Wynn Tremenheere

13

13

Aunt Edith in the log book

Ewloe Green. Late 1800s. School notes about Edith Jones.

Edna Cocking

13

18

The Yeomanry of Denbighshire

List continued from issue 9-11.
List of Officers in late-1890s.

W Alister Williams

13

19

Indexing the 1841 census Gwaunysgor

As title. 8 pages of information.

Allan John Witham

13

26

A tour of North Wales, July 1794

As title. A continuation.

Wynn Tremenheere

14

3

Friends and Relatives - A Quaker ancestry

The Thomas family in Gwyddelwern, Corwen. Starting with Cadwalader Thomas in late-1700s.

Mrs D Elwern Jones

14

11

Searching for your Pennsylvanian ancestry

State library guidance notes. Over 6 pages.

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14

17

A Wrexham miscellany

As title. Early 1900s. Hughes and Southern
family plus family tree.

Betty C Hughes

14

23

A meeting and death on the battlefield

Private John Fennah WW1.

H Reynolds

14

25

Edward of Llandaff

Edward Copleston 1776-1849, Bishop of Llandaff.

Wallis Copleston

14

28

The pupil teacher

Minnie Fennah, 1901-28, Hawarden.

W Reynolds

14

29

Rhyl County School

The first headmaster, William Augustus Lewis,1865-1937.

Mrs. D Elwern Jones

14

30

The family of Prophet

Alternative spelling of name. Details of John Profit, 1800-59.

Dorothy Profit Young

15

5

Richard Pennant, 1st Baron of County Lough 1700s

Movement between Denbighshire and Jamaica.

E R Foulkes

15

8

Descendants of Philip Henry Puritan Divine
1631-96

Worthenbury.

Stewart Blackwell

15

14

A tour of North Wales

Continuation, July 1794.

Wynn Tremenheere

15

15

Some Welshmen in Victoria, Australia

1888 - A list of 82 Welshmen.

Bronwyn Zrna

15

19

Stanley’s father, I presume?

St Dyfnog’s Church. Llanrhaeadr-yng-Nghinmeirch. Many names including Henry Morton Stanley.

Bob Owen

15

23

The Association Oath Rolls of 1695/6

As title.

Peter Chadwick

15

28

Elizabeth Parry and H M Stanley Larson

An extra ordinary woman and an extra ordinary man, Denbigh 1800s.

Bill Wynne Woodhouse

15

35

Sabina – A pensioned nun

Sabina Copleston, 1500s.

T W Copleston

15

45

A tour of North Wales

As title. A continuation.

Wynn Tremenheere

16

6

The odd spot, the family fortune and the Brandy merchant

Family tree of Robert Jones and details 1700/1800.

Trevor Aldrich

16

13

The richest hill on earth

The Fennah family of Hawarden. Early 1900s and copper mining in USA.

Gail E Shea &
H Reynolds

16

19

The 19th and early 20th century Chester photographers

As title. About 30 listed, with dates of operation and addresses.

Mr & Mrs A Edwards

16

21

The notorious poacher, the bachelor father, the schemers, teetotallers and the red headed men of Henllan, by Rev. Briscoe

135 entries about local people and their Church preference 1839.

Bill Wynne Woodhouse

16

24

Fly leaf gleanings from Llanfairtalhaiarn

Various BMD entries for 1824/25.

H S Chapman

16

30

Tremeirchion

Local history by Rev. Sally Brush, Jenny Rowley Williams & D L Jones.

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17

2

Thomas Edwards - Twm o’r Nant, a family interlude

As title. The famed poet 1700/18. Llannefydd area, plus family tree.

Bill Wynne Woodhouse

17

4

Rhuddlan registers

Names listed for 1694/1704/1714.

Naomi J Hughes

17

5

Where there’s a will, there’s a way

Richard Copleston’s will 1617.

T W Copleston

18

5

William Roberts “Nefydd”

As title. 1813-1872, Llanefydd and a family tree.

Mrs D E Jones

18

7

Giants of the past

Alfred Neobard Palmer, 1847–1915.
Historian and genealogist.

Stewart Blackwell

18

9

Population and starvation in Tudor Clwyd

As title.

Bill Wynne Woodhouse

18

10

Transported to Australia

Sarah Evans (Abergele) & Grace Jones (Wrexham). Trial in Ruthin in 1786.

Bill Wynne Woodhouse

18

17

A unique memorial in Keetra’s Chapel cemetery

The Catherall family in Buckley.

Edna Cocking

19

6

The trowel and the robe

Memorabilia as focal point to research.

Bill Wynne Woodhouse

19

8

Ioan Jones, Ruthin

1807–1883. An eyewitness account of his times.

Trevor A Aldrich

19

10

Grandma was a seaman

Margaret Evans, born Holywell, 1847, married Peter Davies.

Maurice Davies

19

12

Saved from a bonfire

A handwritten diary of local events, in the late-1800s, in Brymbo, Brynmally & Brynteg.

Mrs Elsie Rogers

19

17

Where was George on census night?

George Slawson, Llangollen, 1881.

Mrs. Mary Hughes

20

2

Richard of Woodland, 1500s

As title.

T W Copleston

20

3

The descendant of a Bible translator in the workhouse

The pedigree of Rev Arthur Jones, a descendant of Bishop William Morgan, who translated the Bible into Welsh.

Mrs. D Elwern Jones & Bill Wynne Woodhouse

20

5

Newspaper indexes

Nov 1859. 'Prescot Reporter'. 5 pages of names.

Chris Furmstone

20

9

Mwstwr mystery

Tracing Mwstwr, near Corwen, and details of the Jones family, 1600/1700.

Arthur H Jones

20

17

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The “Rebecca” mobs of 1840.

Bill Wynne Woodhouse

20

19

Saints for ancestors

A source of information on Calvinistic – Methodist forbears. Many names.

E S Chapman

20

23

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