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A list of articles appearing in Hel Achau: Nos. 41 - 50

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

William Charles Wynne-Woodhouse

Died November 1993. His immense importance to the Society.

Trevor H Aldrich

41

2

In search of my Welsh ancestors

John Edwards marries Jane Roberts 1830 at Llanrhaeadr. Their subsequent family when living at Prion.

 

41

7

Cover story

Chirk Parish Church.

Nora Kevan

41

10

The Reverend John Blackwell 1798-1840

A prodigious Eisteddfod medal winner. Born in Mold, went to Oxford then a Parish in Pembrokeshire. Married Miss Matilda Dear of Holywell in 1839.

J Norman Blackwell

41

17

Peter Brewer - My mystery man

As title - details of Brewer family in England and Wales during 1800s. Born 1869 Dyserth. Married Elizabeth Lloyd in Penmaenmawr.

Hilda Robson

41

23

Thomas Griffith Davies - my grandfather

Worked at the granite quarry.

Eirwyn Morgan

41

25

How lucky can you get?

Tracing the Lloyd family, starting in Rossett, mid-1800s.

Bill Haygarth

41

26

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

3. Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr, 1881. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

41

28

Letters from the Rigby's of Hawarden

Written by William Rigby Snr. (1768-1842) in January and he died in March.

Rosemary Timms

41

32

Transportation for sacrilege

January 1841, Evan Jones tried at Flint Quarter sessions for sacrilege in Halkyn Parish Church. Sent to Tasmania.

Bryn Ellis

41

34

Memories of Flint - Part one

As title.

Thomas Rees Jones

42

5

The frustrating search for my Thompson grandparents

As title - 1800s.

Hilda Robson

42

11

Coinci - Dinah

Concerns Dinah Lloyd who married Morris Withers in Llanfair Talhaiarn 1784.

Arthur Jones

42

19

Cover story

Bryn Eglwys Parish Church.

 

42

20

Samplers - evidence for a family historian

Four samplers made mid 1800s. Names on each are Sarah Edwards, Caerwys - Jemima Edwards, Lixwm British School - Sarah Elizabeth Edwards, Rhes y Cae and Kezia Edwards. Plus details of their families.

Bryn Ellis

42

21

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

4. Bryneglwys yn Iâl - includes the T? Helyg family. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

42

25

Ellis Williams of Bethesda

As title - 1800/1900.

Naomi Hughes

42

29

The Tilstons enter Wales

As title - 1600s.

Jeremy Tilston

42

33

The Lewis family of Denbigh

As title.

Judith Johnson

42

31

Thoughts of Llanfihangel-yng-Ngwynfa

Gwenllan Morgan nee Hughes early 1900s, and other names in Church of St Michael.

Eirwyn Morgan

43

3

Hugh Morris

A story by John Nuttall (Ioan Callestr) of Rhydtalog. Won prize at Treuddyn Eisteddfod 1868.

Alun Trevor

43

5

Memories of Flint - Part two

As title - 1890s.

Thomas Jones (senior)

43

12

Cover story

Dyserth Parish Church.

 

43

14

Another mystery man

Concerns Richard Pritchard-Williams, 1800s. Glyn Ceiriog area.

Ceri Williams

43

20

Photographic mystery solved

Photo in Issue 42 proved to be an estate worker for Pool Park, Llanfwrog 1905, also census for Pool Park in 1891.

 

43

22

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

5. Derwen. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

43

23

The mystery of the lions

Were David Jones b, 1825 and Edward Jones b, 1837 the sculptors of the lions outside St George’s Hall in Liverpool?

Mrs A M Roberts

44

31

Merioneth - end of the trail

1700s. Llangar Church and references to an article in Issue 9.

Leslie E Collins

44

2

Letter to David Watkins

Edward Watkins b. 1892 Blaenavon in Monmouthshire, served in WWI.

Eirwyn Morgan

44

10

Memories of Flint

Follow up to previous article. Biographical notes by son, Thomas Rees Jones about his father.

Peter Metcalfe

44

11

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

6. Corwen. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

44

12

Cover story

Gresford Church.

 

44

17

Lead mining on Halkyn Mountain - the Derbyshire connection

Follow up to Issues 36 & 37. References to 20 surnames who came to Halkyn in 1700s & details of their families.

Bryn Ellis

44

19

A tale of two lambs

Origins of “Mary had a little lamb" [Questionable!]

John Hughes

44

30

Battle of Kohima

lndia WW2. Memorial listing 40 RWF soldiers who died.

 

44

31

Abraham Woods family

Continuation of a BWW article on Welsh gypsy families. This update is as title in 1700s.

Bryn Ellis

45

9

Migration of the Masse(y)s

As title - over four centuries.

Donald Massey

45

11

Cover story

Ruthin Church.

 

45

16

The old graveyard of Trefor Ucha

As title.

Louis Longford

45

18

Living in Meliden

About Thomas Griffith Davies b. 1870 and the Talargarth lead mine.

Eirwyn Morgan

45

21

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

7. Llanelidan. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

45

26

Puleston family

A list of data held at the Resource Centre.

Mr S Perkins

45

29

Family tragedies

As title - mostly 1800s. Jones family of Whitford and Hughes family at Mostyn plus newspaper extracts.

Peter Metcalfe

45

31

Lewis Owens 1822

A letter to his mother whilst in Caernarfon prison as a convicted murderer

Louis Langford

45

35

Into the unknown

Transcript of Coroners report. 1941. Border Counties Advertiser. Llansilin shotgun fatalities. Davies family of Craigwen farm, plus 2 pages of mourners names.

Barry Evans

46

4

A Penley register of the interregnum

As title - a history starting from the 1600s of the charges through Diocese and reigns.

Derrick Pratt

46

14

Cover story

Hawarden Church.

 

46

20

Pwy oedd tad Robert Parry?
[Who was Robert Parry's father?]

As title. [In Welsh]

D E Parry

46

28

Williams Wynn entries from Ruabon Parish registers

1719-1810. BMD.

Jennifer Bland-Roberts

46

33

Ruabon Parish

1841 census for Ruabon is missing. The Clwyd record office has a list of 772 voters for July 1841. Includes Christian and surname and abode.

Jennifer Bland-Roberts

46

34

Cover story

Corwen Parish Church.

 

47

4

Grandfather's missing brothers

Starting 1890s to 1980s. The Wallace family.

Wendy Anderton

47

7

The Joneses as riot leaders in Clwyd 1734-1888

As title.

Tim Jones

47

15

Americans from Clwyd

Newspaper item from 1925 of people who emigrated to USA in 1850 on board the “Forest Queen".

Hafina Clwyd

47

21

Military monumental inscription in St Margaret's Church, Bodelwyddan

WWI, WW2 and Falklands. Two pages of names.

 

47

28

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

8. Llandegla. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

47

30

Recording history on a personal computer

A lengthy, detailed explanation complete with examples of how to organise your data.

J E Hughes

47

38

Cover story

Gwaenysgor Parish Church, near Prestatyn

 

48

3

Penley's other missing register

1600s. Penley an independent Parish for a while. Rev. John Broster kept his own records of BMD which only came to light in 1995.

Derrick Pratt

48

5

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

9. Cerrigydrudion. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

48

14

The Baptist cause in Llanefydd

Established by John Roberts (1773-1855) and his brothers Robert and William. Refers also to Baptist Chapel at Bryndeurydd.

Mrs D Elwern Jones

48

18

Cofio Cantorion "The Welsh Imperial Singers"

Refers to the book of the same name published in 1991. This article names a few of the singers.

Alun Trevor

48

19

Lluesty workhouse and Victorian pauperism

Holywell area. A 7 page account (with many references) of this organisation and its social traumas. Some names stated in the article.

Dr. Tim Jones

48

22

Surnames from Clwyd

Alphabetical list of about 50 surnames with the many and varied spellings of that name.

Jill Rose

48

32

Was your ancestor a literary subscriber?

A list of subscribers found inside "The complete works of Flavious Josephus" Denbighshire & Flintshire names, occupation and residence listed in I819

Pauline Christopher

48

33

A rent roll of the rents of Eubule Lloyd Esq., Penylan estate

1737. Ruabon area. 2 pages of names and location.

M J Bland Roberts

48

36

What have I found out about the Frimstones

As title.

J D Frimstone

49

3

Family history information from Quarter Sessions records

A detailed explanation of the main documents to be found in the rolls with a few examples that may be interesting.

Bryn Ellis

49

4

Llewellyn T Evans D.D., L.L.D.

1833-1892. Born in Treuddyn. Emigrated to USA in 1850 with family on board “Forest Queen". Six pages of his life and includes his will.

Lawrence Price

49

10

Letter from Einir G Jones

Following the article in Issue 48 "Literary subscribers" an ancestor Peter Edwards. farmer of Llanefydd was found. This is his subsequent family history.

 

49

23

Military monumental inscriptions in St Michael's Parish Church and public cemetery, Abergele

WWI and WW2. About a dozen names.

 

49

24

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

10. Llandysilio yn Iâl. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

49

26

Cover story

Ruabon Parish Church.

 

49

31

Emigrants from England to America, 1718-1759

13 names from Denbighshire and Flintshire. All were indentured servants, most in late teens or twenties.

D R Glover

49

38

Cover story

Llanynys Parish Church.

P Roberts

50

3

Sheep ear markings (Clustnod)

A list of these markings from 1906 with 14 farmers names and their farms in the Llanbedr/Talybont/Conway areas.

 

50

6

The cemeteries of the Wrexham district

Ruthin Road cemetery.

Wrexham Guardian

50

12

The saga of a very ordinary Welsh working class family

1. In the beginning. Starts in Gwynedd. 844-1054.

D E Parry

50

15

Surnames from Clwyd - 2

Names with alternative spellings.

Jill Rose

50

17

William Hughes - Rector of Llanfihangel-Glyn-Myfyr 1729-1753

As title. With about 30 entries of BMD in 1743.

Sally Brush

50

18

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

11. Betws Gwerful Goch. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

50

22

Was your ancestor concerned with land surveying?

From a lengthy subscriber list on this subject is extracted about 70 names in the Clwyd/Chester area. 1771

David Griffith

50

26

The last will and testament of John Jones, Gelligynan

1840 - farmer in the parish of Llanarmon-yn-Iâl

Rhiannon E Griffiths

50

30

Travellers to Barnet

Late 1700s. Cefn Brith. How a Richard Williams, drover, was known as Richard Barnard.

Sally Brush

50

31

New York cottages, Penmaenmawr

Thomas Griffith Davies - late 1800/early 1900 and a story about the cottages

Eirwyn Morgan

50

32

 

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