Nos. 51 - 60

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A list of articles appearing in Hel Achau: Nos. 51 - 60

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

Best of enemies. The Ruthin Soda Water Company and Ellis and Sons

1854 - 1945. A detailed account over six pages.

Dr. Tim Jones

51

3

John Edward Roberts

Llangollen. WWI Royal Welch Fusiliers. An account of John's service.

Bryan Roberts

51

12

The London Lathams' connection with Flintshire

1700s. With many extracts from English parish registers. Their link with the Jones family of Caerfallwch.

Mair Roberts

51

15

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

12. Llanynys. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

51

18

The saga of a very ordinary Welsh working class family

2. Norman rules - OK. Continuation from Issue 50. 1050-1300.

D E Parry

51

27

How green was my grandfather’s valley?

Hughes family. 1800s Llangollen. A detailed account over four pages plus a family tree from 1730-1947.

John Hughes

51

32

A journey into the past

John Hughes b. 1802 Dolywern Bridge married Elizabeth Hughes, 1831 Wrexham. The family story over 5 pages ranges from Glyn Ceiriog to Whitchurch.

John Hughes

52

4

Teulu Meredith
[Meredith family]

As title. [In Welsh]

John Wynn Meredith

52

9

Meliden Church

As title.

John Thomas

52

10

Worthenbury

A register of 80 names in March 1798 who donated funds towards the defence of King and country.

Dorothy and Ray Powell

52

17

An unknown in everyone's history book but he settled a new world

Mitchell or Michael Mclevie b. early 1800s. Gardener at Erddig, later market gardener in Rhosnesni. Married Mary Doune in Chester 1833. Present family in New Zealand and Australia.

John G Mclevie

52

18

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

13. Efenechtyd. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

52

23

The saga of a very ordinary Welsh working class family

3. Continued - 1300-1400.

D E Parry

52

24

Letters from Canada

Four original letters. Early 1860s about settling in Canada. However the surname varies from Chasnor/Cashmor/Cansmor.

Brian Frankel

52

31

Was your ancestor a Literary subscriber?

John Williams b. 1787, a tanner, Llanfwrog near Ruthin. Married Mary Price. Account of their later family.

David Williams

52

32

Surnames from Clwyd

A third list of surnames with the local variations.

Jill Rose

52

36

The will to succeed

The useful research through Wills. 18th and 19th century. Llangollen and Ceiriog valleys.

John Hughes

53

5

An outsider’s opinion of Welsh genealogy

Description of Bishop John Wynne 1667-1743 found in a book published in 1829.

Bryn Ellis

53

10

The venerable Hugh Morgan M.A.

As title. Born 1826, Machynlleth.

Eirwyn Morgan

53

13

The saga of a very ordinary Welsh working class family

4. The son of prophecy - 1400.

D E Parry

53

14

GRO overseas indexes

As title. Available at our Resource Centre on microfiche.

 

53

16

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

14. Llanarmon yn Iâl. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

53

18

Graves in Denbigh associated with the Great War

As title. However, over three pages, it gives more detail about many who died and their families.

Peter Glynn

53

23

Index of Welsh soldiers in the East lndia Company Army

Index is held at India Record Office & Library, London. Lists those who served or applied to serve between 1753 & 1861. There are 3223 entries with a birth index.

 

53

26

John Kendrick. Lord Mayor of London

1. His Welsh ancestry. 1590-1661. Became Lord Mayor in 1651. Includes a pedigree roll.

Edward Kendrick

53

30

Surnames from Clwyd

A fourth list of surnames with local variations.

Jill Rose

53

34

An old Welsh Christian the "Rum Lot" and Welsh wars

Richard Cartwright 1772-1856 Northop and Ysceifiog. Married Margaret Ames. The story is over five pages.

Keith Nurse

54

3

John Kendrick. Lord Mayor of London

2. His life and times.

Edward Kendrick

54

10

Who built my town?

Llangollen - 1800s - Morris Roberts, the first town surveyor.

D P W Roberts

54

16

Local Act of Parliament relating to the Llewenni estate

1805. Lists 45 tenants names and where they lived on the estate.

Geo Black

54

18

Contacts through the IGI

Apart from procedure, it has details of Pierce family in Rhes y Cae, 1800s, many who emigrated to the USA.

E Arthur Pierce

54

24

Mostyn Family

Follow up to previous article. Mostyn Hall. The gardener William Roberts, 1888-1969.

lwan Roberts

54

26

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

15. Llansanffraid Glyndyfrdwy. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

54

30

Surnames from Clwyd

Fifth list of surnames with local variations.

Jill Rose

54

36

The Clwydian Sackvilles

The discovery of a Welsh Sackville/Sackfield branch in this world wide story. Extensive detail 1600-1800, Flintshire and Denbighshire.

Dr Andrew Sackville

55

4

From Ysceifiog to New Zealand and back again

Richard John Davies b. 1852 Northop, emigrated in 1873. Died 1901.

Beryl Savell

55

12

The day three hundred new found relatives “dropped from the sky"

Linked directly to the above article, however this concerns the Flintshire family who remained in the 1800s.

Hazel Formby

55

13

A Holywell Church mystery

As title - taken from the County Herald of 26/10/1928.

Peter Metcalfe

55

16

T? Gwyn, Llanychan

Various hearings concerning land tenancy in the 1400-1600.

David Williams

55

18

Wrexham Churchyard Part 2.

As title.

Wrexham Guardian

55

22

Seeking Dafydd Jones

First Welshman to settle in Wayne. Nebraska, Emigrated l870. Died 1894.

Norma Evans

55

24

The saga of a very ordinary Welsh working class family

5. 1500/1600

D E Parry

55

28

Fatal accident at Bryngwiog Lead Mine, Moel y Crio

A newspaper report plus a later explanation following the inquest on the havards of lead mining. plus a list of the I7 men who died

E A Pierce

55

32

Surnames from Clwyd

Sixth list of Surnames with local variations.

Jill Rose

55

36

William Ewart Gladstone, 1809-1898

As title.

 

56

3

What did you do in the Cold War Daddy?

Looks at the involvement of Clwyd people in the Civil Defence.

Dr Tim Jones

56

4

Building blocks to the past - A Powys pedigree

A detailed account of the Hughes family in the Llangollen and Cefn area in 1700/1800. A family tree and pedigree of Thomas Hughes, Llansantffraid.

John Hughes

56

12

Winstanleys in Wales; Seagulls eggs and donkey rides in Llandudno

An account that started in Caernarfonshire and Flintshire during the 1800s.

Paul Winstanley

56

17

What a difference a name makes

Story of two Henry Lunts. One b. 1584 emigrated to USA. Second, Henry b. 1824 became a Bishop, emigrated to USA.

D Elwem Jones

56

20

The saga of a very ordinary Welsh working class family

6. Into modern times.

D E Parry

56

26

Interesting but sad

Davies family emigrated to Patagonia in 1865 from Llandudno. Only eventual survivor Henry who married Anne Williams.

D Jones

56

30

Index to Welsh Master Mariners and mates

All Welshman who held certificates of competency or service issued from 1845 onwards.

Dr. Reginald Davies

56

31

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

16. Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

56

32

A detective story

Trying to trace the author of a diary written in 1762, concerns Steeple and Foulkes families in Holywell area.

Elizabeth Pettitt

56

38

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

17. Llanychan. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

57

4

The migration of the Jones family of Denbighshire

Starting with weaver John Jones b. 1788 Abergele and the movements of his subsequent family in 1800/1900.

Brian Jones

57

9

Somewhere in Essex - searching for a lost grave

Tracing the Morris family of Perthillwydion. Cerrig y Drudion, plus a list of 17th century baptisms.

Olive Summergates

57

20

Marching orders - the class of ‘48

Life and times remembered of Molly Preen (founder member of Clwyd FHS) who died in 1998.

Keith Nurse

57

21

Surnames from Clwyd

Seventh list of surnames with local variations.

Jill Rose

57

23

The saga of a very ordinary Welsh working class family

7. Looking back.

D E Parry

57

24

Welsh settlement at Moora. Western Australia

Four letters written in 1915 by Thomas Owen and his son John, from Gwalia farm near Moora to family in Abergele.

R Fred Roberts

57

30

The watchmakers of Holywell

Winstanleys were watchmakers during the 1800s.

Paul Winstanley

57

36

Wrexham Churchyard Part 3.

As title.

Wrexham Guardian

57

38

“Weep mothers, weep". The short life of a miner in the late 1880s

Story of Thomas Edwards b. 1859 in Mold to Ellis Jones Edwards and wife Jane. Thomas died 1878 in Lancashire. The book is by lan Winstanley.

Liz Fletcher

58

4

WWI - Cambrin Churchyard extension, France. Cemetery index No. France 114

16 names listed from the Clwyd area.

Eirwyn Morgan

58

14

Transcripts of documents rescued from destruction

1. Will of John Edwards of Llanycaven; 2. Plas Newydd in Chirk; 3. Cae Cyrriog in Rhiwabon

Mike Davies

58

23

Inhabitants of the village of Vron in the parish of Brymbo 1920-1950

Llewellyn Road and Heol Offa. About 30 names in each location and a map.

Mr J O Jones

58

32

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

18. Llanrhydd. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

58

34

C S Lewis. The local connection

The ancestry of the tamed author going back to a farmer in Caegwrle in 1775.

Bryn Ellis

59

3

Family tree magazine tour to Salt Lake City 1998

As title.

Christopher Parry

59

4

Welsh settlements of Otago Province

100 year celebration of European settlements which included “Welshtown".

Antonia Wilson

59

11

Building blocks to the past.
Part 2 - Ancestral anomalies

Concerning Thomas Hughes, gentleman of Llansantffraid. Includes family connections.

John Hughes

59

12

A traitor in the family

Tracing the Nuttall family from the 16 century to the 20 century.

Angharad Davies

59

18

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

19. Clocaenog. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

59

28

Memoir of the Flintshire Yeomanry Cavalry 1838 Part one

How it was organised and a list of Officers. NCOs and privates (approximately 100 names) with residence stated.

Peter Metcalfe

59

37

Llanychan District welcome Home Fund from HM Armed Forces

30/40 names and residence together with the monies involved.

 

60

3

Building block to the past.
Part 3 - The Bricklers of Chirkland

As title. 6 pages detailed and wide ranging, often about Hughes in Llangollen/Ruabon/Chirk. Mostly 1700 - 1800.

John Hughes

60

4

Memoir of the Flintshire Yeomanry Cavalry 1838
Part 2 - Hawarden troop and part of Mold troop

Hawarden troop list of 19 Officers/NCOS and 80 privates including area of residence. Mold troop 15 Officers/NCOs and 80 privates plus area of residence

Peter Metcalfe

60

13

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

20. Llanferres. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

60

18

Supposed death from Puerperal fever at Wolverhampton. Exhumation of the body.

Wolverhampton Chronicle, Oct 21 1874

Mrs Marguerite Andrews

60

24

Welsh settlers in New Zealand

Thomas Mclevie from Rhosnesni who went to Dunedin in the mid 1800s.

John Mclevie

60

33

Lunt of Newbury Massachusetts and the D L Moody connection

As title.

Mrs D Elwern Jones

60

34

 

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