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  1. Address of a turnpike for 1841 census?

    According to a parish register entry, it looks like ancestors lived and worked at a turnpike. I'd like to look up the turnpike in the 1841 census and see who was staying there. It's not coming up so far with the expected people's names. There are documents which describe the modern location:...

    Started by Araminta‎, 16-10-2014 5:05 PM
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  2. Great Orme suicide

    I'm trying to confirm that a lady committed suicide off the Great Orme in 1932. Are there newspapers on line for that period? If not which record office or library would I have to visit. Thanks looby

    Started by loobylou‎, 07-11-2010 10:25 PM
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  3. Co-incidence or otherwise

    I have been trawling the IGI looking for a baptism and came across the following: Evan Roberts born 14 April 1830 baptised 25 April 1830 at Bethesda Chapel, Bangor Street, Carnarvon - parents Robert Roberts and Margaret Owen Evan Roberts born 14 April 1830 baptised 25 JAN 1832 at Llanbeblig...

    Started by Megan Roberts‎, 11-02-2012 10:43 PM
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  4. jones family census lookup please

    Hi I have a william jones born abt 1866 bangor son of Thomas and Elizabeth. Thomas was born 1824 in pistyll and Elizabeth was born 1832 in LLandegai. I'm trying to find Elizabeth's maiden name so i sent away for William's birth certificate with the GRO. The trouble is they can't find him.so i...

    Started by whdsn‎, 13-04-2011 8:36 PM
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  5. Jane Owens & Owen Owens

    I am trying to find the Birth record & any other Info of My 3x Maternal Grt-GrandMother: Jane Owens Bn C1817, Caernarnon Father: Owen Owens, Occ: Mariner Jane married James Duffy in St Peters Liverpool 13-2-1838. On the 1851 Census James & Jane had 4 Children listed:

    Started by Pegasus‎, 12-11-2005 7:52 AM
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  6. Where is she buried?

    Hi, My 2x great grandmother Annie Walden nee Burke died in Llandudno on 11 Feb 1933 at 'Caxton House' Upper Mostyn Street. Was/is this a nursing home? She was catholic so where would she be buried? Any help is most appreciated. Karen

    Started by Dizzy600‎, 27-02-2010 1:37 AM
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  7. Lightbulb Wood

    please help - going mad Looking parents of both Ellin/Ellinor Wood (who married Thomas Roberts sometime after 1860) and Thomas Roberts Ellin/Ellinor is from Llanerfyl Montgomeryshire and Thomas Roberts is from Llandwrog. We know there is a connection to Abram Wood of the Welsh Gypsies but cannot...

    Started by sue wood-griffiths‎, 10-05-2005 9:44 PM
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    26-01-2010, 1:25 AM Go to last post
  8. National Burial Index Lookup

    Is there anyone that has access please to the National Burial Index? I am looking for the burial of a Lionel H Cox who died 1 November 1883, Bangor. Many thanks Ewan

    Started by ewan‎, 20-11-2009 4:58 PM
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  9. Historical Directory Help Required

    Does anyone have access to Historical Directories please that are not online (or help with searching the ones online)? I have been quite lucky finding my great granddad on these directories eg Plymouth, Brighton, Sheffield and the Isle of Man. I have just discovered that his son died in...

    Started by ewan‎, 12-12-2009 2:00 PM
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  10. Red face Caernarvonshire

    I am currently researching Hughes & Griffiths families 1800 on Mesach Hughes born abt 1835 Llanllechid, married Elizabeth Griffiths abt 1835 Llandegai in Bangor 1856, resided Llanllechid prior to emigrating to Australia with at least one child, I hold a death certificate for Mesach showing two...

    Started by cjen‎, 16-08-2005 6:58 AM
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  11. Question Ebeneeser Village

    Does anyone know anything about this place? Apparently the name is now Deiniolen. My grandfather came over to America around the late 1880's. But there are so many Edwards's in Wales I don't know where to start.

    Started by rugbug‎, 20-01-2009 5:52 PM
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  12. Question Llanberis

    Hi, Folks This is my first attempt at lookin up my family history an building a tree upto know your forum has been a big help thx for all the gr8 info on these pages, Currently im lookin into a lady from the town of Llanberis in the 1950's-60's i know this is kind of early but this is...

    Started by qwiksilver‎, 26-08-2007 9:02 PM
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  13. Harry Jones of Caernarfonshire & Pontypridd

    I am trying to help a contact with a brick wall and the only information is sketchy, to say the least ;) We have Harry or Henry Jones born circa 1880, possibly around Penygroes; he died sometime during the 1914-1918 war (nothing relevant found on the CWGC site), while in the South Wales...

    Started by Patrisia‎, 06-10-2007 5:11 PM
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  14. Exclamation Owen Family

    I am looking for the Owen family i have found them in the 1881 census but am having trouble tracking the family in other census. Richard Owen married Ellen Jonesin the quarter Oct/Dec in 1871 in the 1881 census they are living in LLanllechid with 6 children. I cannot find them in the 1891 or 1901...

    Started by keithchambers25‎, 29-11-2007 10:54 PM
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  15. Elizabeth Ellen OWEN of Liverpool

    In my tree I have an Elizabeth Ellen OWEN 1894 - 1964 of Liverpool Parents are Catherine (1847 of Lanpenthen Anglesey) Rowland Owens (1847 of Caemas Anglesey) 1901 England census finds the family at Wellington Road - Toxteth

    Started by sonjabuk‎, 26-12-2007 12:47 AM
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  16. David Owen/s of Owen Owens

    Confusion reigns! My GG David Owen was born in 1896 in Llanllyfni, I have him on the 1901 census with his mother Jane Owen. His marriage cert gives his father's name as Owen Owens (so the 's' has obviously been dropped) but I can't find any record of Jane and Owen together, can anyone help? I...

    Started by dee66‎, 08-02-2007 8:37 PM
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  17. Question What could this place be?

    "Llandydion" in Caernarvonshire? This is what I'm reading as the place of birth of someone living in Edern on the Lleyn Peninsula in the 1851 and 1861 censuses. Trouble is, I can't locate this anywhere on any online map or the road atlas that I have. Perhaps it's a very small place, or a...

    Started by JeanetteH‎, 01-10-2006 4:30 AM
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  18. John Herbert Lewis Hall

    Any information on the Hall family in Cornwal John was born in 1801 in Helston Cornwall and later wen to Wales it seems also might have a connection Thomas Lemon Hall born 1883. He had a daugher called Catherine I think and also a son called Benjamin Geo Hall

    Started by zamrose‎, 19-08-2005 2:10 PM
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  19. Red face Thomas LUCAS and Louisa COOPER

    I am desparately seeking a marriage between Thomas LUCAS, born Llangurig (1816 - 1825) and Louisa COOPER, born Isle of Wight 1839/41. They ended up in Islington by 1860s, but who knows where they met/married? Anyone? Robina

    Started by robinadexter‎, 23-07-2005 7:11 PM
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  20. Singular fact

    The English Chronical and Universal Evening Post Number 1964, 24 - 27 September 1791 Singular Fact There is now living at Gwern Dwyrg, in Carnarvonshire, one William Thomas, a Farmer, aged 102 years, who, after being toothless for upwards of 20 years, experience, a few months since, an...

    Started by Colin Moretti‎, 08-08-2005 9:48 PM
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