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red mail Grffiths Newport Pembrokeshire
I am looking for birth records for William Griffiths (my Step-grandfathers, grandfather) I know he existed and was in Swansea working as a chemist in 1851 but he was born in Newport Pembrokeshire in 1820 according to all the census records post 1851 but prior to that I cannot find any records whatsoever. I would like to know where he was baptised and his parents names. would I be right in thinking that these records do not exist. Has anyone else had problems finding birth records for Newport at this time
red mail Maria Morgan
Looking for information on the family of Maria Morgan born Newport circa 1807. Maria married a David Williams in the 1830's amd moved with her new husband to Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorganshire sometime before 1839. Maria and David had at least 4 children and remained in Merthyr until their respective deaths. Any information on the parents and/or siblings of Maria would be gratefully received.
red mail James Edwards
I am looking for any information on Sarah born in 1852,who was married to James Edwards. They had 1 daughter and 5 sons during the period 1879 to 1889. I believe James was a coachman but then became a miner. I would appreciate any contact in respect of this. James was my great grandfather. Audrey
red mail Benjamine Davies 1777
Im looking for info on Benjamin Davies b.1777 in Newport,or his son Thomas. He was the father of Thomas Davies b.1803 in Pontfaen. Thomas married Naomi ? b. 1802 Nevern. Benjamin is listed as 84 yrs old and a Baptist minister in the 1861 census when they are all living in Hamilton Place in Fishguard. He is a widower and would have married before 1803 as his son is 58. Any info would be great as I have drawn a blank now.
red mail Louisa Maud Evans, Bristol
Currently researching the life of Louisa Maud Evans. Born in 1882, to Andrew Aitkin Evans and Mary Ann Evans (nee Fussell), of 31 Barton Hill Road, Barton Regis, Bristol. At 16 months old she was adopted by local photographer / painter William Crinks, 35 Barton Hill Road, Bristol. Louisa later worked as a Cloth Factory Girl. Has anyone information on either Crinks, Evans, Fussell, local adoptions (in 1883) or Bristol cloth factories in the 1890's? Thanks
red mail Horridge-Reed
Looking for info on Richard Horridge born c1870 married Lucy Ada Reed
red mail Jenkins/Smith marriage
Looking for the families of Mary Jenkins and John Francis Smith who were married at Newport Cathedral prior to moving to the North-east of England. John Francis was a stocktaker by trade.
red mail Fergussion Watt
I am looking for help tracing a Fergussion Watt who in the late 1890's early 1900's was said to be the owner of Newport Docks in North Wales. I know very little about this man but he would have been my G G Grandfather.
red mail Morris
Any info re Morris family of Newport, PEM gratefully received. Ann and John Morris were there in 1851 then moved to Breconshire.
red mail John
See Nantyredin entry for Benjamin and Hannah JOHN of Newport, PEM. Any connection please contact.
red mail Lewis Of Mill House
LEWIS family of the Mill, Newport. Mary Margaret 'Polly' DAVIES was born at Volcan Street, Darlington, Durham in 1866. Mary Margaret was the grandaughter of Margaret JOHNS and William NICHOLAS, who moved from Newport to Brymawr, BRE in 1850's. In1896, Mary married Morris LEWIS in Cardigan, CGN. Morris LEWIS parents were Titus and Mary, Corn Miller, of the Mill House in 1881 Census. By 1901, Morris (Farm labourer - own account)and Mary Margaret 'Polly' LEWIS were living at Nantyredin with 4children. Any connection please contact.
red mail William Nicholas of Newport, Pembrokeshire.
William NICHOLAS, 1809-1870, b. Meline, Pembrokeshire. Stonemason,(GGG gf) married Margaret JOHN 1832, both Margaret and William living at 'Coedllwyd', Newport in 1841. In 1851, Margaret and children living in West Street, Newport, PEM while William was found in Brynmawr, Breconshire. By the time of the 1861 Census all the family had moved and were living at Worcester Street, Brynmawr, Breconshire, WLS; William suddenly died Sep 1870 and his death was subject to Coroners Inquiry. The Coroners Verdict given on 28 Sep 1870. Any connection please contact.
red mail Nantyrhedyn or Nantyredin
First record of Benjamin JOHN 1770-1845(stonemason) married to Hannah JAMES 1777-1847 lived at 'Nantyredin', Newport, PEM. Daughter of Thomas JAMES and Ann (possibly MILES) Nantrhedyn is usually first house mentioned on Census'. Family folklore records that 'Nantyredin' house built by a grandfather and family resided in house for two hundred years. Six children of Benjamin and Hannah JOHN: (i) Thomas 1806-1894 - bachelor; (ii) Sarah spinster b.1808 died before 1891 - never married; (iii) Hannah 1810 died after 1891 also never married; (iv) Mary 1814; (v) Ann 1821-1891(approx) married to unknown THOMAS. (vi) My ggg grandmother, Margaret b.1811 - 1893, married in 1832 to William NICHOLAS 1809-1870. Benjamin JOHNs father possibly Alban JOHN (so far, no record found of his exsistence, except for Benjamins birth details on IGI). The house remained in the family, after the JOHN brothers and sisters died and was passed, by 1901 Census, to Morris and Mary Margaret 'Polly'(nee DAVIES) LEWIS family (a great grandaughter of Benjamin JOHN). Any connection please contact.

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