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  1. Slocomb's in Breconshire, Wales

    I have hit a brick wall trying to find a birth certificate for my great-grandmother Jennett Slocomb. I have her Marriage Certificate which shows her marrying Isaac Heffran on 25 Jan 1872. It indicates her age at 22 so she would have been born around 1850. They were married at Bedwellty, Wesleyan...

    Started by jimhart‎, 26-10-2016 6:11 PM
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    28-10-2016, 1:52 AM Go to last post
  2. Llandyfalle

    My 4x great Grandfather John Price and his son my 3x great Grandfather William Price both state that they were born in Llandyfalle, William in about 1815, and John in about 1781 what I am wondering is whether records such as Baptisms and Marriages there only began in 1813 or were those Baptisms,...

    Started by LilyAllenFan86‎, 28-08-2014 11:30 PM
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    03-05-2015, 5:03 PM Go to last post
  3. Griffiths

    I am researching the Griffiths family of Gwenndwr. They farmed at Gletwen Fawr in the 19th century. I have traced back to Elinor born 1808 but cannot find the dob or dod of her husband William or marriage. I would welcome help from fellow descendants or researchers. I am the great grandaughter of...

    Started by Lynn Hancock‎, 13-08-2005 10:21 AM
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    03-05-2015, 4:36 PM Go to last post
  4. David POWELL 1815 Llanspyddid

    David POWELL is my 3 x gt grandfather & says he was born in Llanspyddid in the census returns. David's daughter, Margaret, is my 2 x gt grandmother & she married Thomas BOULDIN in 1865 in Aberdare. Thomas' brother Edward married Margaret PRICE who was also from Llanspyddid, in 1868, also in...

    Started by Izzycat‎, 03-10-2008 7:47 PM
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    29-01-2015, 7:25 PM Go to last post
  5. DAVIES - POWEL - Pencwm

    Looking for information on John Davies. The 1881 census records him as living in Pencwm, Llanynis (sic) Breacknock aged 40, place of birth Builth, married to Emma Powell aged 36, place of birth Builth.

    Started by Welshexpat‎, 31-08-2014 6:15 PM
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  6. Siloam Chapel, Llanelly, Breconshire

    Can anyone let me know if they have or know about a photograph of the now demolished Siloam Chapel that was in Llanelly. I would be extremely grateful. Thanks

    Started by Mrmaccy‎, 21-02-2013 3:45 PM
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  7. Price's of Brecon

    I am looking for any birth information for my ancestor William Price according to census information he had been born in Llandefalle in abt 1813, in abt 1840 he married a woman from Talach Ddu, Brecon she having been born in about 1815, they had a total of five children John in abt 1842, Anne in...

    Started by LilyAllenFan86‎, 02-03-2012 3:51 PM
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    20-03-2014, 12:16 PM Go to last post
  8. evan price 1890

    hi does anyone have info on a evan price. could be evan john price. born 1890. married a ruth elizabeth spacey in 1908 at Llanspyddid. info im looking for would be his mother and fathers names. thanks.....paul.

    Started by hansol730‎, 28-12-2013 2:45 PM
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  9. Ann Bevan born 1853 Llangunidar

    I have been trying to tie this womens parents down for 3 years. I have a marriage certificate for june 1876 which states age 23 , place of birth Llangunidar, fathers name John (deceased). An old family bible has an entry for Ann giving date of birth dec 16 1853 She married a george williams and...

    Started by hereford brian‎, 29-08-2010 12:46 PM
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    26-08-2012, 9:28 PM Go to last post
  10. Tips, Dukestown

    I have recently received the birth certificate for my Great Grandmother, Mary Joanna James (b. 1875). The address is given as Tips, Dukestown. I can find no reference to this on the internet - can anyone please throw any light on this place name? Surely it can't mean she was born on a "tip"?

    Started by davyr‎, 17-01-2012 5:55 PM
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  11. William Gwyn Vaughan

    In a publication entitled The House of Commons 1715-1754, there is an entry for William Gwyn Vaughan as follows: “VAUGHAN, William Gwyn (?1681-1753), of Trebarried, Brec. Breconshire 30 Aug. 1721-1734 b. ?1681, 2nd s. of Gwyn Vaughan of Trebarried by Mary, da. of William Lucy, bp. of St....

    Started by Megan Roberts‎, 12-01-2012 9:59 PM
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  12. marriage lookup please

    Hello please can someone give me information on this marriage between Thomas Daniel and Elizabeth Jones 1856 Brecknock. They had children in Llanywern, or do i send off for the marriage certificate.

    Started by whdsn‎, 30-05-2011 10:41 PM
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  13. Elizabeth jones 1838 Llangorse

    I'm looking for the baptism of Elizabeth jones 1838 in Llangorse or Pengenffordd area.She later married Thomas Daniel 1856 in Brecknock.

    Started by whdsn‎, 05-05-2011 8:09 PM
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  14. marriage lookup please

    marriage lookup please HI i'm looking for the marriage between WILLIAM DANIEL and MARY surname unknown about 1816. they had children in llanywern

    Started by whdsn‎, 15-03-2010 10:03 PM
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  15. Pheobe

    Firstly Christmas greetings,lucky old you ,presents wrapped and waiting for santa!!. As someone who has been researching my family for 2 years and still find a lot of sites confusing,its an age thing,could you point me in the right direction before they cart me away. I have been trying to...

    Started by bunty1935‎, 11-12-2009 6:09 PM
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  16. Smile Evan Price Williams Tailor and Draper of Cefn

    This gentleman is my husbands GGF.We know he had six children. 1Mary Jane b 25/11/1875 2Evan Rees b20/12/1876 3Ann b02/10/1878 4John Thomas b14/03/1881 5David Williamb 07/05/1882d18/11/1889 6 Thomas Pask 13/04/1884 We know everything about Evan Rees and John Thomas.A little...

    Started by Mgtcddy‎, 16-07-2009 5:17 PM
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  17. War memorial - Brecon

    My great uncle Alexander (Alec) Tarrant enlisted in the Dragoon Guards (3rd or 6th?) in Brecon in 1914. Although he was a Bristol man he was most likely working locally as a miner when war was declared. Can anyone assist me with the memorial dedicated to men from the Brecon area as I am having...

    Started by mikebroe‎, 12-07-2009 8:45 PM
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    13-07-2009, 5:21 PM Go to last post
  18. Llangenten?

    Just posted in the census board about a place name trying to decipher. I think it says Llangenten and have discovered you can purchase a CD from Powys FHS of "Llanganten Parish Registers 1754-1901". But I can't find this place on any maps and googling brings up very few matches. Is it known...

    Started by Jane_Adams‎, 24-05-2009 11:06 AM
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    02-06-2009, 9:56 AM Go to last post
  19. Charles DAVIES look up please

    hello there I go to a Family history group and Thursday borrowed a Cd of Brecon 1861 census. On there I found my great-great=grandfather (I hope) a coal miner aged 11.He is living with his widowed grandmother and her son (who may be his father) I would like to find his mother and father and date...

    Started by Wendy 29‎, 03-05-2009 11:56 AM
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    31-05-2009, 9:38 PM Go to last post
  20. Post ROWLANDS and WILLIAMS of Llanwrtyd

    I thought I'd post my Breconshire interests here to try to spark off some discussion. I'd love to see some links coming through from these forums. My Rowlands are of Pentwyn from the 1830s or so and before that from Blaencwmhenog. My Williams are of Penmaenllwyd again from about the 1830...

    Started by Neil Reynolds‎, 12-10-2004 7:14 PM
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    04-02-2009, 12:35 AM Go to last post

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