Nos. 61 - 70

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A list of articles appearing in Hel Achau: Nos. 61 - 70

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

The Harrison family. A genealogist's dream come true thanks to Internet & Rootsweb

Starts late 1800s. Harrison Cambrian Stores in Brymbo. The search and results cover 6 pages and range far and wide.

Shirley Harrison

61

4

Double Trouble

Llangollen parish register. Joseph Jukes married Martha Foulkes in 1865 & 1866.

Hafina Clwyd

61

10

Memoirs of the Flintshire Yeomanry Cavalry 1838

Names and residence of 13 Officers and NCOs and about 80 Privates. Plus letters from Government about disbanding the regiment.

Peter Metcalfe

61

11

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

No. 21: Llandyrnog [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

61

18

Griffith William Hughes of Cefn Mawr 1861-1941

Pencerdd Dyfrdwy. As title. Three pages of his life.

Geoffrey Crump

61

20

Building blocks to the past - Part 4.

As title. Starting late 1700s. Scores of references to people.

John Hughes

61

24

A Religious Merger

1700/1800. A Calvinistic Methodist family and a Particular Baptist one. Ranges far and wide often involving the Owen family.

Brian Jones

61

37

A Journey from Wales to England

18th & 19th century. Starts in 1788 with John Jones of Abergele. Covers all of north Wales, some of south Wales and England in six pages.

Brian Jones

62

5

There’s trouble at mill

Corn Mill called Felin Uchaf in Dolywern, Denbighshire. 1700s Letters from Chirk estate to John Hughes' mother.

John Hughes

62

14

When is a Thelwall not a Thelwell?

As title. A family puzzle from the 17th & 18th century.

David Williams

62

18

Names mentioned in documents relating to sale of Bowden House, Chapel St., Abergele

1899: 12 names. 1954: 8 names and 1982: 3 names

Malcolm Sheppard

62

22

The Whitford Poor Book

As title. Details from mid 1700s, over six pages.

Peter Redfern Metcalfe

62

24

Welsh link to African grave

Grave of William Lloyd of Mold 1876.

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62

29

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

No. 22: Llanrhaeadr yn Nghinmeirch [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

62

32

A cautionary tale (or how to get it wrong)

Refers to Issue 51 and John Edward Roberts of RWF died in WW1. Found incorrect, another J E Roberts in The Cheshires also died in same month, year of WW1 .

Bryan Roberts

63

3

Er cof am pump blant o John ac Ellin Jones

Gravestone in Llansannan Churchyard. All died in 1858 of scarlet fever.

Geoffrey Crump

63

12

Denbighshire Constabulary records as sources for family history

As title, from 1840. Certificates & applications of 75 candidates 1840-1850. Description books of Police Officers 1849-1946 (2 volumes of 250 pages). Service register of Officers 1851-1948. This article has a few examples.

David Castledine

63

16

Our Bennion pioneers. Brief sketches of Samuel and John Bennion

1820 onwards. Born Hawarden parish. Includes a family tree.

Peter Redfern Metcalfe

63

22

Coroners’ inquests in Flintshire 1810-1829 - Part 1

Starts with Denbighshire 1753-1760 (40/50 entries) & Flintshire 1810-1829 about 200 names. Each entry states location and
cause of death.

Bryn Ellis

63

28

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

23. Llanfwrog. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

63

32

Reading the riot act in north-east Wales

Act of 1715. Dates it was used in 1700/1800 and details of the circumstance.

Tim Jones

63

37

Coroners inquests in Fllntshire 1810-1829 - Part 2

1816-1829. Mostly Flintshire, over five pages, approx 100 names per page.

Bryn Ellis

64

4

On the Lunt trail once again

As title. Boston area in USA.

Mrs D Elwern Jones

64

9

Survey of War Memorials in the County of Clwyd

As title. An alphabetical list.

Michael B George

64

15

Elementary school admission registers

Centres on Henllan and includes two school photographs

David Castledine

64

16

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

24. Y Gyffylliog. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

64

20

Royal Welsh Fusiliers WWI casualties

Names the cemetery and states age at death with parent’s names and address. 15 entries.

Eirwyn Morgan

64

30

A visit to Overton, a village in Flintshire, Wales

Concerns the Martin family, 1700/1800. Includes a family tree.

Douglas Martin

64

33

Parish of Bistre in Buckley, Flintshire

About a database on Lotus 'Approach' of BMD in mid-1800 to late-1900.

Jennie Harley

64

40

A First World War story

About William Edward Metcalfe b1890, Carmel, Holywell. Copies of several letters to & from his mother and others.

Peter Metcalfe

65

5

To be or not to be, a McKeand that is the question

Early 1900s. Doris Owen/Doris McKeand born nr Holywell. Trying to find the correct surname.

Colin Parry

65

13

Extracts from the journal of Lord R Grosvenor being an account of his visit to the Barbary Regencies in Spring of 1830

As title. Over seven pages in date order.

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65

14

Double trouble

Llangollen parish registers 1865 & 1866. Joseph Jukes and Martha Christadlla Foulkes were married twice.

Hafina Clwyd

65

21

Gleanings in the search for a missing aunt

Early 1900s. Annie Mary Morgan b. 1910 Llanfyllin, Powys.

Eirwyn Morgan

65

24

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

25. Llangynhafal. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

65

32

The Bywater connection

Family lived in Shropshire. Letter dated 1848 (spelling of words left as it was received).

Mike Davies

65

34

Building blocks to the past: Part 5 - Llangollen

Includes a list of inns, hotels, taverns and public houses in Llangollen with their innkeeper in the 1851 census and a photo of a group outside an inn - no names on it.

John Hughes

66

4

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

26. Llanbedr Dyffrvn Clwyd. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

66

18

The Glyn Quarries Ltd., Glynceiriog, Denbighshire

Aug. 1942. A list of 70 men with DOB and home address employed at the quarry

Robert Owen Jones

66

20

Maria, I’ve just found a girl called Maria

About the Parry family in the late 1800s who moved to Wigan and the mystery about Maria.

Colin Parry

66

23

Hawarden and Hope monumental inscriptions

Damaged or overgrown headstones. Eliz. Rowe Shone d. 1971; Ruth Williams (112) d. 1748. Thomas Ryan d. 1908 and a Humphreys plot of three, 1839-1886.

M S Lovelock

66

24

Why did Great Great Grandfather change his
name?

About the Atkinsons in the mid to late 1800s in the Llangwfan area.

Marion Atkinson

66

28

Ancient British Fencible Cavalry

Seven prestigious family names, some of whom were from north Wales.

Paul Haycock

66

29

From the diaries of Thomas Davies and Gethin Davies of Cefn Mawr

List of events important to the author from 1795-1930. About 80 entries many to do with his immediate family.

Mair Davies Jones

66

34

Wyvern Midland railway index

Information on this large index 1844-1923.

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66

36

Susannah the kleptomaniac

'Flintshire Observer' report of Holywell sessions in 1866 of the trial of Sarah Metcalf and again in 1871 of Susannah Metcalf.

Peter Metcalfe

66

37

Better late than never

Davies family of Llanynys. Starts in late 1700s. Poor law entries. Ending with David Edward Davies 1887-1970 b. Prestatyn. Butchery business.

Mrs M Royle

67

3

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

27. Llangwyfan. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

67

10

Meeting my Patagonian cousins

Robert and Gwen Roberts from Bala who left for Patagonia 1865.

Bryn Ellis

67

13

My Great Grandfather

William Redfern b. 1861 Halkyn. Married Catherine Marriott in 1885. After she died aged 82, William married again to Mrs Nuttall. Includes extracts of his death in 'County Herald'.

Peter Redfern Metcalfe

67

16

The several Royal descents of the Bartlett family

As title. Starts in 1200

Molly Rosenthal

67

21

A localised outbreak of smallpox

Hawarden parish 1808-1811. 17 children named who died.

Natalia McKenzie

67

24

Herein lies a caution

Concerns a baptism of Ann Hughes, Cefnllyfnog mid-1800s and an extract from a Walter Davies, age 81, in 1843.

Elizabeth Pettit

67

25

Meredith family

1700/1800 Llanasa.

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67

29

A lot of Bull

1800/1900 Bull family. Reference to names and trades in many English counties.

Beryl Ellis

67

30

Saint or sinner

Concerns the Callcott and Wall family and who exactly were their ancestors in Kensington.

Shane O’Neill

67

32

Exploring my Scandinavian roots

The Lunt family of Henllan, Denbigh from 1600s onwards.

Elwern Jones

68

3

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

28. Glyn Ceiriog. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

68

11

The diaries of Robert Wynne

Extracts taken from 'Bygones'. August 1903 relating to the late 1700s.

David Williams

68

15

Gabriel Goodman, Dean of Westminster 1561-1601

Notes on his life and family over four pages.

Brian W Wlliams

68

16

An original letter from a Welsh constable to a country innkeeper

As title. 1700s.

Edward Tavis

68

24

Building blocks to the past: Part 6 - Distant cousins

Edward Hughes, bricklayer, 1800s, Cefn Bychan. John Hughes, grocer, 1800s Newbridge. Includes their wills.

John Hughes

68

25

Wrth Gofio’r Daith gan Robert Ellis, Bro Fflint a Dyffryn Clwyd

First chapter of Robert Ellis, Minister and his early life in Gronant, Flintshire. [In Welsh]

Roy Thomas

68

30

Memories of the Adwy and Coedpoeth as I remember in my early childhood in 1930s

As title. Part 1. Very detailed over four pages with scores of names who lived in the area.

John Oliver Jones

68

33

A tale of two adventurous sisters

1909. Myfanwy & Jenny Hughes of Gwyddelwern, Merioneth left for Canada. Includes a long letter and photo from 1910 of Jenny’s experience.

Valmai Webb

69

6

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

29. Llangar [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

69

12

A scoop and the end of an era

Reporter Freddie Parker and the coverage of Gladstone’s death in 1898 and the Archbishop of Canterbury’s (Edward White Benson) death in 1896. Both in Hawarden.

Keith Nurse

69

15

Bishop William Barlow

As title. 1500

Edward Morgan

69

20

Memories of Coedpoeth

As recorded by Mrs Annie Homer b. 1910.

Tom Mercer

69

24

Parish relief - lunatic

Story of Samuel & Mary Beavan of Penymynydd, Hope. Early 1800s with three sons identified at the time as lunatics.

Natalie McKenzie

69

27

Samuel Johnson LL.D 1709 - 1784

As title.

Edna Cocking

69

31

Memories of the Adwy & Coedpoeth in my early childhood in the 1930s

Part 2. A very detailed description of the shops and staff on all the main and side roads.

John Oliver Jones

69

34

Responses on Dr. Johnson's house

Relates to article in Issue 69. Details about the cottage.

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70

6

A clock-making family

The Maymoor family of Llangwm near Corwen. Humphrey b. 1688. Watchmaker in Wrexham.

Lavinia Phillips

70

8

Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]

30. Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog. [In Welsh]

Hafina Clwyd

70

12

Building blocks to the past: Part 7 - Ancestral
footprints

Tracing the history of a home. Notably Rhosycoed Farm, Trevor Isaf, Llangollen and its occupants from 1799-1891.

John Hughes

70

17

Who was the Welsh Royal nurse?

Jane Jones from Rhyl was chosen to be nurse to Queen Victoria’s 7th child.

Elwern Jones

70

22

Pendref Wesleyan Chapel, Holywell, centenary celebrations

History of the cause. The 'County Herald ' 1908. Seven pages of details and the people involved.

Peter Metcalfe

70

26

 

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