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red mail Coles Edwards Kerchey
Anybody have any information on William J Coles born Bedwellty Tredegar 1917 mothers name Kerchey? Or Violet C Edwards born Bedwellty Tredegar 1929 mothers name Coles? Have come against a brick wall any help at all will be very wellcome.
red mail "Granny" Harris Nantybwch - Tredegar
"Granny" Harris Nantybwch - Tredegar Mary Harris died in Nantybwch in 1891 aged 100+. She and her husband Morgan(1796-1846) were born in Monmouthshire. This is an orphan entry from Jan 2007, Curious Fox have no registered email address, so I can't respond. I'm interested in the same person and her daughter Ann Harris (or Harri/Harries) who married William Davies around 1840 in the Tredegar/Trevil area.
red mail family search
looking for horace davies lived in high street born in earl street had a brother clifford and dan would like any help if anyone knows the family
red mail moses richard russell family
trying to trace relatives of mosses russell born 20th may 1888 his father was my grandmothers brother, also another relative was thomas taylor jones died 1916 of ledbury his wife was a russell
red mail Hurlow / Moon / Daniel
My great, great grandmother Catherine moved from west Wales with her husband William Hurlow and their children Martha Ann annd John.Catherine later married Alfred Moon. Martha Ann was my great grandmother and married David Daniel. He died in 1891 aged 34/35 leaving her with five small children. She went on to marry Isaac Williams and moved to Llanbradach/ Caerphilly. Any infirmation would be appreciated.
red mail Schools in Tredegar
Does anyone please know which schools children would probably have attended who lived in Pochin Crescent, Tredegar between 1881 and 1891. Can anyone tell me which would have been the nearest schools to Pochin Crescent at that time?
red mail William Evans & Family
Seeking information on William Evans (DOB:1803) who married ANN (unknown surname) and had family listed in several census for the Tredegar Monmouthshire. Children of this marrige included: Margaret, Elizabeth, and JOHN who is my 2x Greatgrandfather. John and his wife Ann came to U.S. in 1868, I have all the information on that and will share. William has been very hard to find any information on. I have family traced including the WEECH connection. Thank You, Tom
red mail WESTACOTT/GUNTER Research
I am researching these two strands of my family tree - GEORGE HENRY WESTACOTT(Tredegar) m. SARAH ANNE GUNTER(Llangynidr) The Westacott family originated from North Devon in the 1800s and were masons/joiners Also, does anyone have any information about a coal mine at Bryn Bach, Tredegar? If anyone has any information please contact me. Many thanks, Linda
Mary Jones B. c1844 Tredegar
My G.G. grandmother was called Mary Jones B circa 1844 in Tredegar, S. Wales. She married John Davies, B. circa 1844 in Manchester. He was a Bill Poster. My problem is that in the 1851 census there were 3 Mary Jones, all born circa 1844 in Tredegar. 1. Mary Jones D/O Thomas & Rachel Jones, 40 Church St. Tredegar. 2. Mary Jones D/O Thomas & Elizabeth Jones,67 Spout Row,Tredegar 3. Mary Jones D/O Ebenezer & Mary Jones, 54 Spout Row, Tredegar. I don't know which one married John Davies from Manchester. They travelled the country together with John's work, their children being born in several different towns. They eventually settled in Doncaster, Yorkshire, where my mother was born. I should be grateful if anyone knows any Jones family from Tredegar, or any descendants of these 3 Mary Jones.
red mail Mon Tredegar Sth Wales
Hi I am trying to locate birth details on Ivor John Lynch born 3 May 1908. His father was Michael Lynch who was born Macroom Ireland abt 1883, he migrated to Australia in 1911. I have not been able to find any details of his registered birth anywhere. First record was the 1911 census. I have no details of his mother as she apparently died abt 1909/1910. Ivor was bought up by his uncle and aunt Patrick and Rose Lynch who were living in 1911 at 28 Church St Penrhiwceiber Glamorgan. Ivor married in 1936 to Vera Woodbridge, worked for a time in the army and then later during WW2 in the Merchant Navy as a carpenter and then the family immigrated to Australia in 1948 to join his father here. If anyone has any information I would be much appreciative. Thank you Bev
red mail Moore
I am searching for any links with Sarah Moore, her parents or siblings. Sarah Moore was born around 1875 in Tredegar - father was Charles Moore and mother was Elizabeth. She had an older sister Mary Elizabeth and a younger brother Abraham born in 1880, who served with the "38th Welsh Division" in World War 1. Sarah married Thomas Amor in May 1901 in Pontypridd, South Wales. They had 4 children, James Charles 1902, William Thomas 1909, Albert George 1914 and Beatrice 1905. Albert George died at just a few months old. Sarah died in June 1930. Our connection to her is through James Charles Amor and we would love to hear from anyone with any information relating to Sarah, her parents Charles and Elizabeth, or her daughter Beatrice who married a Thomas Frost. Many thanks.
red mail Thomas Bray of Tredegar Wales
Looking for information on my 3x great grandfather Thomas Bray who was born in 1806 and lived on Iron Street in Tredegar. His wife's name was Ann and they had 4 children, John, Caroline, Ann and James. John emigrated to the US about 1859/60
red mail Bach/Beach/Moon
Trying to find details of James Bach (aged 20) who married Sarah Ann Moon (aged 22) at the Registry Office, Tredegar in July 1872. They lived at 38 Pochin Crescent and had three children, Elizabeth A born abt 1874, William Arthur (our great grandfather) born in 1876 and Alice born abt 1881. On the 1881 Wales census Sarah Ann is recorded as being a widow but we can find no record of a birth or death for her husband James Bach, who was a steelworker. Sarah Ann died as Sarah Ann Beach in December 1891 at 38 Pochin Crescent, the Bach family name, by then, having been anglicised to Beach. Would be very grateful for any information.
red mail May Norris
Hi Do you recognise May Norris she was born 15th November 1906 10 York Terrace Tredegar-the family members have no recollection of an Aunt May - I cann't find a death recorded - I'm now wondering whether she moved away - there is a faint possibility that she may have moved to Merthyr Tydfil - her eldest sister made weekly visits to a May in Merthyr who I'm told was married to a Jack Jones and they lived in Thomas Terrace during the 1930's 40's and 50's. If you have any information I would love to hear from you. Thanks Lynn
red mail Violet Isabel Powell, born 1904 in Tredegar
Hi, My grandmother, Violet Isabel Powell was born in 1904 in Tredegar in Wales, to William Powell. I have no other information at the moment, and wonder if anyone has come across her. I'd love to hear from anyone who may have any idea whom her mother was, or grandparents. Emma
red mail Blewitt/Widdowson/Bailey Relatives?
Hello, I am trying to locate any known relatives. My mother Jennifer Blewitt, Father Philip Widdowson, Grandmother Doris Edith Bailey and her husband Richard Bailey were attending a family wedding. All though I was born in Bedwellty, I believe any surviving relatives may be located in the Tredegar area. I would be very grateful for any information, as all the above are now deceased. Thank you for your time.
red mail Looking for the surname VICK in Bedwellty area
Looking for information on my paternal grandfather with surname VICK, christian name unknown. He had a brother George Vick and both were born in London in the 1880's. I believe that he was probably already married when he met my grandmother in 1916-17. Any information which might lead me to finding out who my grandfather was will be gratefully received.
Enoch Evans of Monmouthshire, Wales. ALSO Lucy Evans, born Aug 1867 in Wales.
Looking for information on Enoch Evans, b. about 1811. His wife was Rachel ____. He may have died in Llanover, Blaenavon, Monmouth and possibly in 1850/51, before the 1851 census. Enoch is named as father of Elizabeth, who married Edward John Farr on 02 September 1852 in Pontypool, Monmouth. Siblings of Elizabeth include Mary Ann, Thomas, Henry, Edward, Margaret, Emma, Alfred. Also looking for Lucy Evans, born August 1867 in Wales (per U.S. census of 1900). She was the 2nd wife of Thomas Charles Farr and they married in Pennsylvania on 21 May 1895.
Thomas Vivian b. Jul 1859; Henry Isaac Brown
I am attempting to find information on Thomas Vivian who was the first husband of my great aunt, Amelia Brown. Although she was born in Midsomer Norton, Somerset, her family lived in Tredegar before leaving for America in 1882. He died in Nanticoke, Luzerne, Pennsylvania in late May/early June (buried 02 June) 1902 of miner's asthma. He may have also later married Eliza ___. Some records note he was the son of James and Philipa __ Vivian and that he may have been born in St. Austell, Cornwall. That is only a possibility since I have no verified information about him other than word of mouth from his great granddaughter, who is my first cousin, once removed. Henry Isaac Brown, my great-grandfather, was the father of Amelia, Elizabeth, Louisa, Mary Ann, George Henry, William James, and Gilbert Abraham (born in either Midsomer Norton or Tredegar), plus my grandmother, Melinda, the only one born in the U.S. He was a blacksmith. Any information on him would be greatly appreciated also.
red mail Hughes Denby families
Do you have any information on Richard Hughes born Sirhowy 1854 or his family? Also any information on his wife Eliza Ann Denby born Sirhowy Tredegar c1856. Thanks Mary
I am looking for information on a Tom Tanner and Hilda Violet Tanner (nee Williams) who lived at 34 Aberbant Road, Markham Village, Bedwelty. They had a son named Thomas Oscar Tanner born 1st September 1923.
red mail Morgan in Tredegar
I am looking for my Great Grandfather Jabey (Jabez) Morgan, my Grandfather David Morgan was married in 1900 to Celia Hughes, in New Tredegar. Unable to find any trace of his father Jabey (Jabez) Morgan. Hope someone out there can help me in this quest. Thanks in advance. Tony
red mail Dai Ablett / Jones
Trying to find info on this man who appears on the 1901 census as 'Grandson' living in the Jones family in Earl St, with 'Grandmother' Anne ABLETT. He subsequently married Mary (? Hopkins) and had a child called Mary JONES. Can anyone help?
red mail Norris/Tredegar
Hi, Can anyone help with information on Bertie Norris born Tredegar abt 1885 married Bedwellty June 1909 possibly to a Margaret Mary Hunt. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Lynn
red mail Margaret Ann Hughes
Looking for any information regarding Margaret Ann Hughes born Tredegar Wales 20.02.1876 married Charles Cross 1902 died in New Zealand 26.10.1946 Would like to know who her father was,who her mother was and if she had any brothers or sisters.Her family tree is what Im seeking,can anyone help me
red mail Mansell family
Looking for relatives of Benjamin Mansell born 1799 (or 1800) in Wellington married Eliza Foxall b 1803 Came to Australia 1862 I believe his father was also Benjamin 1762 who married Margaret Light. Any info would be appreciated.
red mail James FREEMAN
Any details on the life or ancestors of James FREEMAN, b. 1858, Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales. Parents believed to be Cornelius Freeman b. 1826 in Londonderry, Ireland, d. 1894 Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales and Mary, last name unknown, b in Cork, Ireland.
red mail Price/Jenkins in tredeger
I have a g grandfather John Price born 1875 in tredeger married Mary Ann Jenkins born in 1877 in tredeger does anyone know about either of them? Had children Ronald, jenny, Kathleen, Edith, winidred, ethen and susie...
red mail John Snow - Bigamist?
John Snow (b.c.1836) married in Fishguard, lived in Tredegar and dissapeared. Think he may have contracted a further marriage. He is my paternal great great grandfather and was known as a 'Black Sheep' Need help here. Thanks
red mail Prince and Francis
Looking for any info on members of the Prince and Francis Families who lived in Tredegar, especially Minnie Francis who had my grandfather Gordon Prince.
red mail MORGAN - Bedwelty, Mynyddyslwyn, Tredegar
Can anyone help. Trying to find any info on the Morgans of Bedwelty. The info I have at the moment is: My Grandmother FREDA Morgan b. 1908 Newbridge Abercarn (she was illegitimate), My G.Grandmother EDITH MAY Morgan (Freda's mother) b.1889 Mynyddislwyn was married to WILLIAM JEREMIAH b.1889 Blaenarvon, Abergavenny, they had 2 boys. JACK JEREMIAH b.1916 (known as JACKY RANKIN – (who was a well known featherweight boxer from Southall) ROYSTON (Roy)b.1914 Newport (he later changed his name to Rankin), Edith May then married GEORGE Rankin b.1889 not sure of where born. My G.G.Grandmother and grandfather Edith May’s parents: CHARLES Morgan b.1865 Tredegar married MARGARET Jones b.1867 Tredegar, they also had a son DAVID b.1891 (who married, went to Australia & had TREVOR & BETTY). Charles Morgan’s siblings: DAVID b.c1862, Bedwelty/Tredegar JOHN b.c1863 Bedwelty/Tredegar THOMAS b.c1869Bedwelty/Tredegar JANE b.c1871 Bedwelty/Tredegar (married to RICHARD Williams b.1872 of PENHOW) JOSEPH b.c1874 Bedwelty/Tredegar MARGARET b.c1877 Bedwelty/Tredegar WILLIAM b.c1879 Bedwelty/Tredegar their parents were: DAVID Morgan b.1842 Bedwelty ANN Davies b.1844 Bedwelty. Her parents were: CHARLES Davies b.1821 MARGARET ??. David Morgans siblings: HENRY b.c1851 Bedwelty BENJAMIN b.c1853 Bedwelty ELIZABETH b.c1857 Their mothers' name was Elizabeth b.1819. Thanks
red mail John Jones
John born circa 1828 in Tredegar son of John and Lettice, married Harriet Price, children Lettice, Ann, Price, Lewellyn, Arthur, Byron, John moved throughout Wales and Shropshire
red mail Price
looking for the Price family that lived in 29,Iron Street abt.1917 seeking family relations
red mail HOLDER - Tredegar
Searching for any info/relatives on GEORGE HOLDER b.1912, & siblings PHYLLIS, CRISTINA & ALEXANDRIA all living in Tredegar in early 1900's. Please contact, thanks.
Pritchard Tredegar
I am looking for any information on the Pritchard Family whose last known address in Wales 1876 was Iron St. in Tredegar. My G-Grandmother was Mary Hanna Pritchard reportedly born in March 1873. She was the daughter of Henry Pritchard born abt1850 in Wales & Mary ___ born abt1851 in Ireland. She had siblings Ellen born abt1875 & Kasgah? born abt1874. There were 6 other children after the family moved to Allegheny City later merged into Pittsburgh, PA.
"Granny" Harris Nantybwch
Mary Harris died in Nantybwch in 1891 aged 100+. She and her husband Morgan(1796-1846) were born in Monmouthshire. Can anyone tell me where?
red mail birth certificate
David Jenkins born about 1858-1960 in Hollybush/Tredegar son of John and Margaret Jenkins.I have failed to find a birth certificate.They also had a daughter Mary Ann born 1854 whose certificate I have.Can trace the family from 1861 onwards. John was born Llanfigan and Margaret(?Prosser)Talach-ddu, both in Brecon area. Delyn
George Payne born c1822 could have been born in Radnorshire or Wiltshire.His Birthplace differs in various census returns. He married Ann Matthews born c1824 in Tredegar, Daughter of Margaret and James Matthews who were my 3 x Greatgrandparents. Anns Sister Martha Matthews is my 2xGreatgrandmother. In 1881 George and Ann Payne had three Daughters living with them in 'Moulders Arms', Dukes Town, Llangunider(Urban District of Tredegar). They were Elizabeth Payne b.c1863, Margaret Payne b.c1866 and Alice Payne b. c1867. In 1901 Ann Payne (formerly Matthews)was a widow and still living in Dukestown, possibly the same house. Happy to share info. Thank you
Isaac Williams
Loking for Isaac williams born circa 1870 had a son John. John married Florence Edith Christie in 1913 January. Isaac maybe lived in shop row Tredegar Help!!!!!!!! Tony
red mail Fisher family 1901
Hi - I am looking for the above family who are listed in th 1901 census as living at 146 Vale Terrace. I think 2 brothers were living with their wives in the same house. One was Frederick & the other was Shadrach Fisher. There was also a son aged 1 called Francis. Can anyone provide any more info, esp with regard to Shadrach who I think was my GGUncle. I think he was also in the Stourbridge workhouse with another brother in 1881. That brothers name was Meshach. I cannot find any trace of Meshach after this date. The parents were not with them in the workhouse. Any help regarding pit employment lists, workhouse records, or anything really, would be most welcome. Thank you
red mail William Evans/Elizabeth Evans/Price
William Evans (born c1803 Llanidloes MGY) Married Ann(e) (born Llandovery Carm c 1812). In the early 1830's they moved to the Aberstruth/Bedwelty MON where my 3xGreatgrandmother ELIZABETH EVANS was born in 1836. Happy to share information.
red mail Taylor family of 62 Waundig, Nanty Bwch, Tredegar
Does anybody know the where abouts of Maureen and/or Robert TAYLOR the children of my cousin Harry TAYLOR and Betty. Harry like his father (my mother's eldest brother) was a coal miner, but also served as a Army Sapper served in North Africa, Greece and Italy in WW2. I believe after she was widowed Betty moved to 19 Laburnum Avenue, Tredegar. Any information would be appreciated. Brian in Swindon
red mail Thomas/Phelps
Require any info re: David Thomas born c1864 (son of Edward Thomas) who married Rebecca Phelps in 1881. Thanks
red mail Tredegar / Vivians/ Miles
My 3x great grandfather Charles Vivian was employed by the Tredegar Iron Company in 1830 as Agent. His sister Elizabeth Vivian married Jonathon Miles in 1818 and he was also employed at the Iron Works as a Patternmaker. In 1841 Elizabeth and Jonathon were living at Iron Street along with thier two children Mary and Charles and Elizabeth`s sister Mary Vivian, who had independent means. Their brother John Vivian died at Tredegar in 1838 of an accident. He was a Bundlers (Accountant) probably at The Iron Works.
red mail Edmumds/Edmonds
Thomas Edmunds/Edmonds b 1827 Llantillio Crossenny married Ann Davies (born 1841 Minnon/Begelly,Pembrokeshire).Children born Tredegar:William 1868,Elizabeth 1870 + Henry 1872.Elizabeth married Samuel Taylor,daughter;Doris Taylor b 1901 Tredegar.
red mail Harris family from Tredegar, Mon
My grandmother was Mary Jane Harris and she was born late 1800s in Tredegar. Her father was James Harris. If anyone has a link, please contact me.
red mail Williams family - Tredegar
My ancestors were the Williams' family from Tredegar in Monmouthshire. Charles Williams was born in Mid Wales before coming to Tredegar to live. He married Ann and they had a number of children. Their son Tom Williams was my great-grandfather and he was born in Tredegar around 1869. He had a daughter Blodwen born late 1800's that was my grandmother. If anyone has a link, please contact me.
red mail Humphreys
Searching for information on Jesse Evan Humphreys, born Tredegar 1845, son of Daniel.

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