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Buckley/ Scanlon
Looking for information on a John Buckley who married a Mary Scanlon +/- 1852. They lived in Merthyr Tydfil for 20 years before emmigrating to USA. They were both born in Ireland.
red mail Lennie/Wilcox
Researching Sarah Lennie (widow of Richard Badcock/Wilcox killed Bedlinog Pit no2 1887) nee Jones/Shaddick born Eggesford Devon,She remarried 1892 George Lennie at Bridgend, they were living at Blaengarw. she died 1901 registered at Merthyr Tydfil,
red mail Brawn
Im researching a Charles Henry Brawn, a collier. His son was Charles John Brawn (possibly a gunner in 1918). He married Rose Free. I think they moved to Merthyr Tydfil after 1918. And possibly had a daughter who married into the Williams family.
red mail Lewis/Wilcox
Searching descendants James (Badcock)Wilcox b.1861 Wembworthy Devon married Sarah Lewis b.1863 - 1901 census living 41 Webster St Treharris. with wife & sons Hugh b.1885 Benjamin b.1893 &Frederick b.1898,
red mail William Rees Family
I'm looking for info on the family of Mary Gwenllian (Rees) Mills. Her father was William Rees and her mother Mary Ann (Abraham) Rees; I believe her grandparents were Edmund Rees and Rachael (Griffith) Rees. Mary Gwenllian had three sisters: Rachel, Sarah, and Jane. She married James Mills in 1901; they had four children (Iorwerth, Constance, Ena, and William James) in Wales (Bridgend and Pontypridd). They moved to the States in 1911 and three more children, including my father, were born there. I would love to hear from anyone who might be descended from my grandmother's sisters or who might know about the family.
red mail McCue - Died in Mine accident
Does anybody have ANY information about a mining accident in which my grandfather WILLIAM JOHN MCCUE died. Perhaps one of his sons too?-
red mail thomas james and Grace Annie James
looking for any relation or information about Thomas James born 1868 buckholt monmouth DIED 1934 IN FOCHRIW his wife GRACE ANNIE jAMES (NEE) WATKINS BORN MORROW ST MONMOUTH 1871 DIED 1943 FOCHRIW mY GREAT GRAND PARENTS THANKS RAY
red mail Townsend-Coughlan families
Searching for any information on Coughlan and Townsend families in Merthyr Tydfil. Jeremiah Coughlan(born in Cork, Ireland) married to ? came to Merthyr Tydfil sometime after 1871. His son, Joseph Coughlan(born abt. 1871, Cork, Ireland) married Mary Townsend, daughter of Michael Townsend (born Kilkenny, Ireland) and Bridget?(also B. in Kilkenny)They were married in 1897 in Merthyr Tydfil, and had children:Molly, Joseph (b. 1905), Nellie, Bridget (b. 1902), Alice, and Frances (b. abt 1914). Frances may have married a Tom Jones, and has a daughter Frances. Bridget & Joseph came to the USA, in Illinois, and have descendants here still. Any info greatly appreciated! thanks.
red mail Wood Family
Hi Does anyone have any information on Egbert and Lydia Wood. Bothe were born 1870 in herefordshire. They moved to Wales early 1900. Lydia was married to James Price, her maiden name was Savory. Lydia had 3 children with James Price and I think only one with Egbert although I may be wrong. My grandfather was Alfred George Wood born 14 Sept 1912 at 10 King Street Pontlottyn. I'd love to see any photos of the area or info people may have.
red mail Groves
Does anyone have any information to the Groves family. My grandfather was from Merthyr and called Sidney and born in 1908. I believe his father was Samuel and he married Anna Marie Thomas
red mail george frederick cook
looking for details on george frederick cook who married a primrose dee williams in merthyr tydfil 1909
red mail primrose dee williams
looking for any information on primrose dee williams or george frederick cook who were married in 1909 at merthyr tydfil. primrose may also have used the name rose davies
Looking for information on the Lewis Family of Tidfil Merthyr. Known family members are John Thomas Lewis (1902 - 1938) known as Tom, his brothers Harry, Jim and sister Margaret. Tom's son Richard William Lewis lives in Australia. Tom was a Bantom weight boxer, secretary of seamans union in Barry. His wife was Gwenyth Lewis nee Howell. His father's name was also Richard. We are wondering whether our family may have some connection to unionist Dick Penderyn.
red mail Thomas Powell-Merthyr Tydfil
Thomas Powell was born c1844 in Merthyr Cynog BRE. He moved to Merthyr Tydfil in approx.1871 with his wife Elizabeth (born in Merthyr Cynog c 1845). Any information would be appreciated. Thank you, Lynn
red mail Patrick and Jemima Hill
Hello - trying to find information on my grandparents who lived in Tycloed Street in Pen y Darren Merthyr Tydfil from about 1900's till 1970's. He was of Irish birth, she local to Merthyr. He worked up at Guest Keens and was very musical. They had 11 children, one of these was my mother, 2nd from youngest. Any info at all gratefully recieved as Im sadly lacking in background ID!! kind wishes
catholic church
Does anyone know the name of a catholic church in Merthyr in the 1930's or a convent. i am also trying to locate any cemetaries that someone from Bridge street would have been interned.
Davies family
I am trying to find any information on Bridget(Sullivan) & Gwilym Davies, they were living at 38 Bridge Street, in 1936. Bridget passed away in 1936 at this address, she had twin girls one died very young, the other may have lived at this address until Bridget died, it is then believed she went to a convent in the area until 16yrs of age. Does anyone know of a place called Tydfil Lodge(could be a hospital. I am also trying to find a cemetary in the area that she would have been interened.
red mail Richards,Rees.
My Grandfather Richard Richards (Miner) was born in John St,George Town,Merthyr in 1887. Richard had 4 sisters Ethel,Ada,Mary and Florence, and 2 brothers Albert and James. His Father Isaac Richards (Miner) brn 1855c (not sure where) His Mthr Esther Rees (Richards)Born Merthyr 1858, Isaac and Esther were married were married in Vaynor Parish church in 1880, Esther's parents Frederick Rees and Margaret Evans (Rees)came from Carmarthen. Any information on or conection with this family, Please contact via this site. Thanks
red mail Joseph Flynn
Looking for info about my Grandfather, Joseph Flynn. He was a coal miner/labourer and died in 1945. first marriage was to Frances Godwin (Goodwin?) spent part of the early 1930's in London (around Camberwell I believe.) I know he remarried and had other children. please contact if you have any information.
red mail Bridget Fitzgerald/Hayes/Mahoney
Does anyone have the marriage or parish registers for Merthyr Tydfil. I am tring to find out if the Bridget Fitzgerald who married Thomas Hayes is the same one as married Owen Mahoney later on. Any help no matter how small would be great. Regards Pauline
red mail Jenkins of Ystradgynlais and Merthyr
My Grt Grt Grandfathe Daniel Jenkins was born in Merthyr in 1814. He moved before 1838 to Ystradgynlais where he presumably found work in the Iron works at Ystalyfera. ancestral information on him and his family is good... Daniel married Lyzzod Watkins b 1817 Ystradgynlais in 1840 though they had a child together Daniel Jenkins b 1838. Anyone with information on this family but specifically Daniel Jenkins b 1814 Merthyr please please contact me.
red mail Jones, David Isaac
I am looking for any information on the above. He was born in Wales approx. 1892, married in Worcester and later emigrated to Australia (approx. 1920). Possible fathers name of James, mother Elena, Ellen or Eliza. Any help would be appreciated. Mary
red mail Do you recall the Healeys?
Does anyone from Merthyr Tydfil remember Patrick and Mabel Healey from Ebbw Vale? They visited family of Patrick's (cousins) in Dowlais in the late 1940s/early 1950s. A steelworker by trade, Patrick John Robert was the only son of Robert Healey, an Irish immigrant from Co. Cork, and Edith Maud Davies, a domestic servant from Newport.
Buckley / Kenneally
I am researching James and Ellen Buckley and their family...... and Daughter Ellen Buckley who married James Keneally.
red mail Ezra Davies
Looking for details about Ezra Davies born c1821 Merthyr Tydfil or any of his family married unknown Elizabeth children are David ,Benjamin ,Cecicil? ,Mary .
red mail Hayes
Does anyone know of any Hayes related to Thomas Hayes who had a brother Cornelius.Thomas used to live in Brickfield Crescent. I know there was a daughter Eileen and another Evelyn also several sons. Any information would be a great help.
Richard Williams
Born Merthyr Tydfil in 1843. His father was also Richard Williams and his mother was Elizabeth Weller. Richard came to New Zealand about 1864. Does anyone know if he had siblings or on what ship he may have travelled?
red mail Howes, Hunts and Foxes
I'm looking for any information about the decendents of 3 O'Callaghan girls of Irish decent from Cardiff who married the Howes, Hunt and Fox families, in the late 19th century and lived in the Merthyr area. They had 2 brothers James Bernard and John Hugh who stayed in Cardiff and possibly another sister who may have emigrated to France. Any information would be very welcome.
red mail search for relatives
I am looking for info about the Ring family who lived in Merthyr Tydfil, Mountain Ash in the early 1900's. Specifically looking for info about Catherine Ring who emigrated to USA in 1929.
red mail Any relations of Kane family
Seeking info about any relations of Kane family who were living and working in Merthyr early 1900's or before...also after if there are any..
red mail William Jones
I am searching for relatives of William Jones, born Feb. 4, 1922. his birth record shows only his mother as Alice Jones, but later records I have show that his father was Michael Jones and mother Alice Evans. Alice died in 1926 and William was sent to an orphanage in Aberdare, where he was a schoolboy until 1938. Any help that you could give appreciated.
jenkins merthyr tydfil
looking for relatives of DAVID JOHN born abt. 1900 to mary powell who later married david hopkin jenkins.They lived in clydach vale rhondda.He was known as Dai Rhondda, and used to work on the local transport.He had two brothers and one sister,Brinley,Renie,and Randel.I am researching the family history.If any one has any imformation on this family i would be very grateful.
powell family
My grandfather john powell b1856 married a martha davies in 1875 they lived in clwydyfawr merthyr.They had at least 12 children,my grandmother mary was the eldest b1877 at 13yrs.she worked as a brusher in the iron works. She m david hopkin jenkins in1907 they lived in clydach vale they had 4 children Davy john.Brinley.Irene.Randal .Davy John lived in merthyr and was known localy as Dai Rhondda.I am researching the family history and would appreciate any information thanks.
red mail Jenkins, Llewelyn, Davies, Evans
John Jenkins, b: 1801 and Rachel Llewelyn b: 1803 and children, m: 19 June 1826 St. Fagans. Children Miles, Miriam (may have married John Davies b: abt 1833), Aaron ( b: 1831 married Rachel Evans), Rachel, Mary, Richard, John, Llewelyn and Rachel. I have more information particularly about Aaron's family and I'm looking for more information about the brothers and sisters. Most of the family was born in St. Fagans and shows up in Merthyr in the census. Please contact me if you think we might have a connection.
red mail Phillips, Mountain Hare
I am looking for information about the Phillips family from Merthyr Tydfil. My grandfather was Ronald Ashford Phillips and he and his wife kept the Farmers Arms pub in Twynrodyn known locally as the spite from the 50's to the late 70's. I do have information about them as knew them both but researching a few generation back. i know that the family moved to the Merthyr area at the beginning of the century. thanks Julie
red mail John Thomas
Looking for information, John (Jack) Thomas born in Merthyr Tydfil Nov. 29 1871. He later married Elizabeth Ellen Weale and they immigrated to Canada in 1927. There children were David (Dai), Margaret born in Troedrhiw 1901,Elizabeth,Elsie,and Jason any information about John and his family would be very helpful.
red mail Jones, Harvey/ Merthyr
Looking for information for Clifford Jones and family, Clifford was born 1911 and Died 1969. He married Ealinor Galliers who died in 1944. They had two girls Gwyneth and Violet. Violet married Thomas Harvey, Thomas was born in Aberdare. They had four children, Yvonne,Lorraine, Stephen and Jacqueline. Does anyone have any information about these people, they would be relatives of mine and I would dearly like to gain more information.
red mail Parlour family, Merthyr
I'm looking for information about my Parlour ancestors who lived in Court St Merthyr around the 1850's. John Parlour married Pamela Davies from Ynysgan in Merthyr. Pamela was the daughter of William Davies, goods haulier who was deceased at the time of Pamela's marriage in 1869. I live in Australia and would love to find out more about my Welsh ancestors.
Hughes, Hill, Howells, Williams
Looking for info on John Hughes,(son of Joshua Hughes), who was married to Margaret Hill, (daughter of Thomas Hill), they married 9/1873 in Merthyr Tydfil. Also looking for info on John Williams who was married to Anne Howells.(also from Merthyr Tydfil) All moved to the United States in the late 1800's
red mail Evans, Gazzanovich, Griffith
Mary Evans born in Merthyr 1855. Her Marriage in 1875 to Nicholas Gazzanovich in Cardiff listed her father John Evans as deceased, his occupation was manager of iron works. Mary's daughter Santa wrote to a "Grandma Griffith" in Wales until about the 1940's. Would appreciate any information on this family.
red mail Haddock Ancestors Descendants
Looking for ancestors and descendants on two Haddock lines. Marshall Haddock, 1793-1864, born Cadoxton and died at Merthyr Tydfil, wife Jane, 1792-1858, born Merthyr Tydfil; and Benjamin Richard Haddock 1806-1885, born Aberdulais, wife Anne Davies 1808-1896, born Merthyr Tydfil
red mail Francis
Looking for information about William Francis born @1811, married Margaret born @ 1813. Children Margaret, Rachael, Elizabeth, William and maybe Thomas. Emmigrated to USA @ 1849 where he worked in the iron foundry in Scranton, Pa and later in the coal mines. Any information would be appreciated.
red mail Clarke/Farr, Sarah Elizabeth
I'm trying to find information on the above named family, Sarah Elizabeth was married to William Hopkin Farr (circa 1918) Dowlais/Merthry then Feltham, Middx.
red mail searching for great grandfather
thomas prosser born 1822 merthyr tydfil wales family home called Llanvabon left for australia in the 1850s, this is my great grandfather, any info welcome
Brown family
I am trying to trace ancestors of HENRY BROWN Born around 1815 at Taff & Cynon. this info from 1841 census. Can anyone tell me where Taff & Cynon is in Wales. Thank you.
red mail Griffiths
I am looking for information on David Griffiths born about 1860. He was married to Margaret. Their children were William, Alice, David, Arthur and James. Arthur was my Grandfather he married Elsie Middleton from Belvedere, Kent.
red mail thomas family
david william thomas born aboat 1919 in merthyrtydfil any information on family would be helpfull
red mail John and Mary Jones Family
I am looking for any information about my great grandparents John and Mary Jones. John born Carmarthen,wales 1841 and Mary Rouen, France 1846. Their children were David 1864, Mary Ann 1866, Jonathan 1868, Thomas 1870, Daniel 1874, Catherine 1876, and Henry 1878. They were all born in Merthyr Tydfil and we know that Henry married Alice Mans. Henry would of been my grandfather and I would appreciate finding any living relatives.
red mail Arthyr(Arthur)/Cranage
Seeking info Mary ARTHYR christened Merthyr 1818, married John CRANAGE Spring 1841 at Merthyr. Children: Lydia; Ann; John; Thomas; William; Jenkin: George. Emigrated Dec. 1863 - to Pennsylvania. Mary was my GGGrandmother. Aloha!
red mail Finn
Trying to get information on Cornilas and Margaret.They had the following children Elizabeth, my grandmother, Catherine,Jeremiah,Julia,James,Ann,Bridget,Dennis. Any help would be gratefully received.
red mail Thomas Hayes
Trying to trace Thomas Hayes born Merthyr Tydfil about 1851 father was John married in 1871 His son Daniel was my Grandfather. Any information would be most useful however small.
John Williams Anne Howells
Looking for John Williams born 1829 in Dowlais who was married to Anne Howells born 1833 in Llansamlet. Married a little before or around 1855 and had David, Elvira,and Gwilliam before 1861. They are listed on the 1861 census living at 81 Ivor St., Merthyr Tydfil with Samuel Ellis, Thomas Jenkins, and William Jones as boarders. Had other children in Pontypridd before they moved to the USA around 1869.
Researching Lewis ancestors from the Twnyrodin area of Merthyr,William Lewis and his wife Ann Rees were the innkeepers at the "white horse inn" (still there!)William was born 1825-1895,one of their sons was a famous solicitor who lived in Merthyr John William Lewis B-1865,any more info regarding these would be appreciated or indeed Williams parents I believe his mother Mary Lewis was also the innkeeper at the same inn.!Many thanks.
Looking for information on William Williams & wife Sarah who were parents of Joshua Williams, christened Nov. 28, 1823. Sarah's birth name would be helpful.
red mail REES, foreign missionary
Looking for information on DAVID HOWELL REES who grew up where the Aberfan Mining Disaster occurred. He became a missionary after hearing a minister Howell preach, moved to USA, and went to Butler University School of Religion. He & wife J. Lois Fuller toured the world along with their three children. He was killed, though don't know the circumstances. Would like to find the connection to my family line and locate living cousins.
Both of my great grandparents, on both sides, are from Glamorgan. Looking for more info to do geneaology.
red mail EVANS
My G-Grandfather, William Evans,emigrated to New Zealand 1860s. His parents were William Evans(minister/miner) & Catherine Griffiths.
red mail Burnham
I wish to find Information on Frederick William Burnham Born In this place
red mail Peat (pronounced Payte)
Richard Peat b.1828 at Llanbrynmair, my g.g.grandfather married Mary Williams dau. of Isaac Williams on Sept.8th 1851 at the Parish Church Vaynor. They had six children. Mary Peat b. 1851 at Cefn-Coed,Cymmer. John Peat b.1854. Richard Peat b.1857. Josiah Peat b.1858 at Cwmbargoed, Penydarren, Merthyr. Isaac Peat b.1860 at Cwmbargoed, Penydarren. and John Peat b.1865 at Cwmbargoed, Penydarren. Richard died on Nov.25th 1878 at Cwmbargoed, Penydarren. His wife Mary died on March 4th 1879 at 13, Lower Thomas st., Penydarren, Merthyr Tydfil.
red mail Overton/thomas/jones/bowden
My family came from Merther Tydfil and I am seeking information on them.Richard and Elizabeth Overton,Narriators between England,Ireland,Wales and USA 14 years,then they settled in USA.Many of their children stayed in Wales They had 17 of them.thankyou DALTON
red mail James Meredith And Wife Mary, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan
James Meredith likely came from Herefordshire. He married Mary Williams in 1835. They had three children born near Merthyr Tydfil, Ann Meredith, Eliza Pitt Meredith, Margaret Pitt Meredith. James also married Mary Owens and they had two children,James Pitt Meredith and Mary Meredith. Would like to find out when and where he married second wife, likely between 1841 and 1843. James Meredith, second wife Mary, and all five of his children left Wales for United States in 1849.

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