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red mail Thomas Colwyn Evans, Blaina or Newport
I am looking for Thomas Colwyn Evans who, I believe, had family in Blaina. He was born c 1888, and lived in Newport for at least the period 1918-1934 when he moved to Bristol - he died in 1957. He married Florence Philpotts (nee Simpson, a widow) in Bristol in 1918 but moved to Newport very soon afterwards. He had two daughters, Audrey and Joan, both of whom were born in Newport. I know that his father was called John, and was a Cab Proprietor, according to TCE's marriage certificate. I believe, but do not know for sure, that his family came from Blaina but there was also a strong connection to Newport. Thomas himself was an Engineer at the time of his marriage, possibly in one of the iron/steel works in Newport. He was shown as an Asst Manager, Engineering Works in 1924 on Audrey's birth certificate. He may have been known as Colwyn, as his name was recorded as T Colwyn Evans on Audrey's birth certificate. He was also a Boxing Referee, but I do not know during which period. Any help gratefully received!
red mail Reed family
Looking for information on Elsie Maud REED (b.1892); Margaret Ann REED (b.1896); Gladys REED (b.1904) and May REED (b.1906). They were some of the daughters of John and Mary Ann (nee Evans) REED. I have the information up to the 1911 census (they were living in Bournville Road, Blaina), but with a popular name like REED I am having difficulty in finding out if any of them married. Thanks.
red mail Evans, Elizabeth
Looking for information on ELIZABETH EVANS. She was born in Blaina around 1883 and was the daughter of Thomas and Dinah (nee Davies) EVANS. I have heard that she lived somewhere along the High Street, Blaina for many years and raised her two nephews - Thomas and Frederick EVANS - (the sons of her brother John). On the 1911 census she was living with her mother in the High Street, Blaina. I have no idea when she died, so perhaps this is going beyond anyone's living memory.
Hall family
I would love some info on the Hall family around the 1860s
red mail Lewis Family
I am looking for information on the Lewis family of Blaina and of James Lewis in particular. James was born in Blaina circa 1818 but moved to Merthyr Tydfil sometime before 1840. (It is possible but not certain that his father's name was Morgan Lewis of Aberystruth, Monmouthshire). James married a Martha Thomas from Varteg in 1840 and lived and worked as a collier in Dowlais and Troedyrhiw until his death. As James was my 3x greatgrandfather it would be good to hear from anyone with connections or information.
red mail Caddicks of Blaina
Any one with any information regarding members of the Caddick family in Blaina, especially after 1900, I would be grateful for any news. My Grandfather's brother, Leonard Caddick was a music teacher there, born about 1900, and my Great Grandmother, Rose Caddick was living there until late 1960's
red mail George E Davis
George E Davis was born in March of 1858 in Blaina. He was the son of Thomas E Davis ,born abt 1830 and Ann Philipps Davis,born abt 1838. Family later emergrated to Pennsylvania USA. George E Davis died in Bridgeport,Ct 1949
red mail Quiney
William Quiney,a grocer/provisions merchant of Wolverhampton, thought to have been born in Coughton parish, village of Crabbs Cross. Father, also William, a baker. William married Elizabeth Bunt in Wolverhampton,2.4.1847. William is missing from his family in 1851 and 1861 censuses but mentioned on his daughters' marriage certificates in 1872 and 1873.
red mail Vaughan/Hoskins
Vaughan family of Parsons Row, including William born in Dowlais 1840 and Hannah born in Ruabon 1846. Hoskins family of Queen Street, including Thomas born 1847 and Sarah born 1850.
red mail Knight/Bendall
Can anyone cast any light on what happened to Edith Florence Bendall nee Knight. Her husband went to London in the mid 1930's, Edith stayed behind in Blaina, the children of the marriage joined their father in London about 1937, but Edith never joined them she stayed behind.
red mail Morgan Family Blain,Mon,
My father was born in 1909 in Blaina. Before that there were two generations in Blaenavon and before that at least 2 generations in Cardiganshire.I don't mind helping people who are looking for people in my area
red mail Grandmother'Birth Date/Birth Place.
Grandmother, Mary Jane Thomas,Father Thomas Thomas of theThomas Family of Bread/Bakers in Blaina during the 1900.s. Born about 1800, lived in the Blaina Area. She was living in Penarth around 1900, married at 25 on 24/9/1902 to Norman Browne Johnston in Cardiff, bore 2 children 1902 Eileen,1904 John Alexander(my Father). She died in Cardiff 24/5/1942 at 66.
red mail looking for reginald price
hi i am trying to trace my family tree on my fathers side and i am looking for information on the above named. This is my great grandfather, he was married to florence(dont know her maiden name) and they had 4 children, merlin, thomas redvers, eddie (possible edward), and marina. I have found an entry on the 1881 census for a reginald price - whose father is James price but not sure if its the right one. Any info would be much appreciated.
Ann White
I am doing research on the families of Richard Boycott who moved from Shropshire to Monmouthshire around 1840 and Benjamin Wynn whose family moved from the area around Darlaston and Bilston at a similar time.
red mail Margaret Jane Jenkins
Born 25/6/1856 to John & Anne Jenkins.Living in Blaina at time of 1871 census but can't find on 1881 census. Any info as to her marriage or death would be very helpful.
red mail Fisher, Selway, Hoskins
James Fisher b Blaina 1889 married Amelia (b Cwmtillery 1890, birth name Selway) Hoskins Any info on these families appreciated
red mail cousins, davies, howells, johnson
any info or links with any of the following, benjamin cousins, sophia howells, annie johnson born around 1887, thomas frank davies born around 1863,charles johnson, francis davies farthers of previous two names.
red mail Tilley
Looking for the family of Arthur Tilley and daughter, Cicely Elizabeth born 07/05/1923 married Reginald Webster of Cannock Staffs.
Blaina/ Nantyglo
Stanley Davies b04.06.1920 d 16.06.1974, Born in Park View Nantyglo, left to join British Artillary, served in Burma returned to london m1960 my father, Other names in family, Thomas Davies Annie Johnson, Harriet Davies, Joe, Bill, Fred & Elizabeth Davies.

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