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Abertillery, Aberteleri, Abertyleri Monmouthshire
Also spelt as Aberteleri and Abertyleri.
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red mail Jenkyn-Thomas
I am looking to make contact with Angela Jenkyn-Thomas who lived in Abertillery (Blaina) approx 5 yrs ago.
red mail Evans Giralaus
Can anyone connect ? Born Abertillery abt 1880 according to cenus. Father John mother Diana? Dinah? Anna (believe maiden name maybe Dinah Edward ) HELP
red mail Osborn Davies
Looking for information on a Osborn/Osborne Davies born between mid 1880,s to 1896 born cwmtillery, fathers name David Davies,David was from montgomeryshire, and was a miner,would be most grateful for any information on Osborn/Osborne,and the name of his mother,can only find Osborn/Osborne on the 1911 cencus is age is given as 15.His father David is married again to his second wife Alice they were all living at 74 west bank cumtillery, would be most grateful for any help with this Osborn/Osborne mother I believe Osborn mother died giving birth,I also think Osborn could have had another first name, i have been unable to find a Osborn Davies born in cumtillery. kind regards ann
red mail townsend
i am looking for family members on my dads side of the family, his name was ivor townsend and married mary ann mcneil known as nancy,in 1923 , my dad came from abertiilary ,and moved to ramsgate kent in 1946. ,he had several brothers ,but sadly we have lost contact over the years , any help would be gateful.
red mail Barnes - Abertillery/ Sengenydd
I am researching the name Barnes in Abertillery, particularly william Thomas Barnes, born 1890. Any help would be appreciated. I know that he had a sister Mary Ann born 1887, 2 brothers David J Barnes born 1883 and Edwin J barnes born 1895. so any information on the Barnes family would also help. Thanks
red mail Smale Family
I am looking for information on my Great Grandparents Charles and Esther Smale. They came from Bath with their seven children around 1909 to 1911 to Oxford Street Abertillery.I am trying to locate their grave I know its in the old and no longer used Blaenau Gwent Cemetary opposite Preston Street in Abertillery i have the grave number and the row number but don't know how to locate it could anyone help me please (.Update ) at last I have found my Great Grandparents grave thanks to a kind gentleman who helped me locate it .
red mail Went Family
Iam looking for infomation regarding the family of Joseph Went married to Ann Woodhouse 1859 in St Weonards Herefordshire.
red mail Evans married Edwards, Help needed
Henry John Evans a Coal Miner married Dinah Edwards both born about 1855, her father was Edward Edwards. Children Hannah b abt 1875 abertiltillery ? Giraldus born abt. 1880, Abertillery ?, Alice b abt. 1885, Pontywaun, Margaret) b abt. 1887 Cwmcarn or Abercarn, Edward b abt 1891 Abercarn, David 1894 Abercarn. If anyone can help with this family I would be very pleased to hear from them
red mail holland
im looking for news about my grandfather his name was david holland(he was know as dai) he came from abertillery and was married to my gran who was called tamer,they came up to kent where he worked as a miner (the job he had in abertillery) he lived in ramsgate if anyone knows of any family still living it would be welcome as my stepmother lost all the history my father had after his death thankyou mary bing
red mail Adams Family Abertillery
My dad was Keith Adams my grandfather was Fred Adams my great grandfather was George Adams my great great grandfather was John Adams all from the Abertillery area anyone looking at same family get in touch
red mail Looking for Denis Pugh
Am looking for Denis Pugh. He worked for Henry & Walker in Papua New Guinea in the late 50's - early 60's. He was friends with Rosalie Kassman.
red mail PREECE
Seeking information on the Preece family of Abertillery. Thomas Preece (1851 - 1944) was a grocer and a JP. His father Thomas was born in Herefordshire. Any information about this family would be welcome.
red mail Samuel/Morgan
Looking for family of Thomas samuel b 1857 married to Tryphena Jane Morgan b. 1856. Tryphenas parents Thomas Morgan and Betsy Fisher Thomas Samuel parents - David samuel Ann Lisle
red mail Barnett
My great uncle Ernest Gilbert Barnett born Bath Somerset 1895. My grans brother. He moved to the Abertillery area and settled down there with his wife Elsie? (maiden name could be Bennet) his wife having 2 children a boy and a girl no names for them. I have family history back to 1721 but am unable to find out what happened to this branch of the family. I am told that he was a mayor at some point? Any help would be greatfully received.
red mail Barber/Tanner families
I am having difficulties finding information about my Welsh born grandmother, Kate Maud Sophia BARBER (from Abertillery). She was born about 1881 (daughter of Fred and Sarah, both born about 1852) and married a Charles Tanner, with whom I believe she had two children (Reginald, born 1902, and Hilda, born 1906). Kate Barber subsequently moved away from Wales, married my grandfather, Albert Oakhill and had three further children. Mysteriously, my father never mentioned the Tanner children, and I have no idea what happened to them - they do not appear in family photos. I suspect that they may have been brought up by a relative, possibly Kate's sister Sarah, who married a George Parfitt. Sarah had three children: Cecil, Horace and Marian, and apparently continued to live in Monmouthshire. I have been unable to trace the Parfitt children, and am very curious to know what happened to my father's apparent half-siblings. It is also possible that my grandmother never divorced Charles Tanner, even though she took the name Oakhill. Any help or ideas would be very gratefully received.
James Smith, Mary Ann Harding, Abertillery, Mon
My Gt Gt Grandparents married in The Licensed Room in the Parish of Aberystruth on 15th March 1854. Witnesses were Farnham and Patience West. James Smith was b.1828 at Great Bourton, Oxon and Mary Ann Harding b.1836 Radstock, Som. They lived in Abertillery which is where their first son John was born. James was married before and had a daughter Hannah who lived with them. James was a miner in the area. They moved on to Codford by 1855, West Cranmore 1857, Shepton Mallet 1860, Bristol 1862-65 then to Risca Monmouth. Does anyone have any information on this family please.
Lived at 54 alma street in 1910 when daugher Gladys May was born. any help appreciated
GA Moxley
Does anyone have any information on the menswear shop GA Moxley which was opened in Church Stret in the early 1900's.
red mail Turner Six Bells
Am looking for information re. Benjamin, Emily,or Phyllis Turner living on Griffin St. in Six Bells in the late 1800's-1920's.
red mail SMART family
Eli Smart moved with his family from Siston in Gloucs. to Aberystruth as a coalminer.(his parents Thomas and Jane Smart). Eli's son, Tom, my Great granddad. coal miners. Any details of Smart family or area much appreciated.
red mail Garrett family
Looking for info of children of John and Louisa and children of William and Esther address 2 Pontypudden Road
red mail Lucy Jane Ford (nee Harding)
seeking info.on Lucy born Stawell Somerset 1873.marr.Frank Ford b.Bradford-on-Avon Wilts.Occ. Baker and Confectioner. 1901 Census living at 33 Queen St. Abertillery.
Thomas Bearcroft married Cathrine Douglas. His dad was William who married eliza Clay they were from Barton St Micheals Glos. Then he married Catherine McCarthy. They lived in Newport. Thomas moved to Abertilery.
The "Mabbotts" in my tree came from Tockington Glos. They moved to Abertillery. They were a large faimily. Dont know if any one is related.
red mail James/Morgan/Hawkins family
Margaret Ann James md Thomas Morgan 1900 Margaret living Nantymoel father Stephen James.Thomas father David Morgan living Toneyrefail.3children Gomer Lewis, Stephen and Molly. 2nd husband Hawkins 3 sons John, Albert and Fred. Can any help with info about this family. many thanks
red mail Rowena Rancombe
Im looking for information on my great grandmother Rowena Rancombe born 1896 in Aberilltery. She married Charles Pocock in 1918, but something happened and around 1930 they seperated. There was three children born to the marriage, Marcus Charles Pocock, Kenneth Vernon and Ruby Eileen...If anybody has any information as to where Rowena went after her and Charles seperated, or you have any information on any of the children. Any help will be much appreciated.
red mail William John Pritchard and Chamberlain
Im looking for any information on a William John Pritchard who lived in Abertillery. He married a Chamberlain and they had children, William Pritchard, Thomas Pritchard, Rita Prithard, Elizabeth Pritchard (Betty) and maybe more. He would of lived there in the early 1900s. He was also a relation to the rees family by marriage, if anyone knows anything, I would love to hear from you.
red mail Agnes Williams
Looking for details of Agnes Williams born in late 1800s in Abertillery Gwent. I think she lived in Bishop street, she had a daughter Jennie May and other children but I dont know their names. Does anyone have information on this lady or her family, thanks
red mail Charles Pocock of Abertillery
Im looking for details of my grandfather Charles Pocock of Abertillery, they called him Charlie Pocock. He lived with Jennie May Williams (Pocock) in 25 Gaen Street Abertillery, and they had children, David, Billy, Tommy, Marie, Ruby. If anyone has any information on this man or his family it would be very much appreciated.
red mail jones/lewis 1923
i am trying to find anything about my family, my mother, pauline jane jones born 44 alma street,in 1923. thomas henry jones a confectioner and his wife, catherine jones,formerly lewis, late reardon,this comes from my mothers birth certificate and is all the information that i have so any help would be great,thanks dave
Does anyone know of Hamlin family who lived at Morgan Street early 1900s? William and Mary and 7 or 8 children. He was a miner (born in Cardiff)Family originally from Somerset.
red mail Everley/Hutchings
Lived in Clarence Street Gelli Crug. Related to William James who ran the Somerset Inn and Mary Hoskins who ran the Mitre. William Hutchings was killed in the Vivian colliery in 1921.
Looking for information on Jonah SAGE (B) 1849. Wife Jane(B)abt. 1851? Abertillery areas. Daughters Caroline (B)abt.1868, Martha (B)abt.1870 Elizabeth (B)abt. 1874
red mail Townsend- Abertillery
Looking for any info about William Townsend and family who lived at 6 Gaen Street Abertillery . This address would have been at the time of WW1. Townsend connection with my GGmother.
red mail Information Requested
My grandparents, William Vincent Mayberry and his wife Violet (nee Stallard) were born and lived around Abertillery but moved to Yorkshire around 1926. Whilst living in Wales my mother Norah Mayberry and her brother Arthur Mayberry were born around 1923 and 1920 respectively. My grandfather had a brother killed in the Six Bells Colliery disaster, his name was Herbert Mayberry. I would welcome any further information that anyone may have.
red mail Carpenter
I am searching for anyone that know's of the Carpenter family of Abertillery. I'm trying to put together a family tree. My grandfather's name was Thomas George Norman Carpenter (known as Norman) married to Sheila Griffiths. They had a son Philip Norman Carpenter and lived in Lancaster St Sixbells. Any info would be appreciated.
red mail Sidney James Holborn - killed in action WW1
I am seeking to make contact with relatives of Sidney James Holborn bc 1877 #158204 who was killed in WW1. A Sapper in the Royal Engineers, he was killed on 2nd July 1916, aged 39. His wife was Caroline Holborn of 37 Adam Street, Abertillery. Please would you contact me if you know anything about this family. My interest is in conjunction with research into the underground tunnels of WW1 and those soldiers who dug or fought in them during WW1.
red mail tyler
looking for info on the Tyler's who lived in the area around 1945
I am looking for relatives of Thirza Cross and William Harding (both born Berks.) who married and had 7 children. Mary b.1866, Alice b.1864, Albert b1863, Effie 1869-71, Lucy 1871-1 Wm Pusey H. b.1873 and Charles Thos. b1875. Wm and Charles were born in Abertillery.They lived in the "Wooden Houses " which were homes for workers building the new Rose Heywoth Colliery. By 1881 they had moved to London.
red mail Tarrant
I am researching the name Tarrant in Abertillery, particularly Joseph Tarrant, born 1854. Any help would be appreciated. I know that he married Martha Turner so any information on the Turner family would also help. Thanks

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