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  1. POWELL'S in Pentrefelin

    Looking for John Powell. Born I think 1820/21 ish. I have found him on the census for 1851/61/71. His occupation was Sawyer and he was married to Jane. Place names were Gresford, Wrexham and Pentrefelin. His daughter Mary married into the Skeat family of Atherton and Tyldesley in Lancashire. My...

    Started by jancee58‎, 04-07-2018 5:16 AM
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  2. Parrish/Parish is the name!

    Hello all, I am coming here to declare my passion for the surname Par(r)ish :D. This is my maternal grandad's line, a long line of coal miners with mine eventually leaving Chirk, Denbighshire after 1850. After traveling through Durham they ended up in Yorkshire (Featherstone/Pontefract). I...

    Started by *bunty*‎, 02-02-2008 12:12 PM
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  3. Carrie BROWN of Wrexham

    Hi all, My name is Beth Browne and I'm researching my gg grandmother primarily. I own a cookbook of hers and I'm fascinated to unearth more of her story. She was born Carrie Browne in 1852, I suspect in Wales because her parents married in Wrexboro, but at some point the family came to America...

    Started by womenswrites‎, 10-11-2013 4:58 PM
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  4. William Davies, LLangollen & Oswestry

    Trying to trace birth/siblings for William Davies apparently born 1883, Llanrhaeadr (assume ym Mochnant). Married 10/9/1908 in Oswestry to Priscilla Davies (I have her siblings and parents and they are not blood related so far as I know!). He was a Police Constable in 1908 stationed at Vroncycyltte...

    Started by lennythelemur‎, 03-09-2014 11:38 AM
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  5. Minera, Coedpoeth, Bwlchgwyn & Gwynfryn

    If you have roots from within the area of northeast Wales that covers the villages of Minera, Gwynfryn, Coedpoeth or Bwlchgwyn... then call in here... http://www.minerahistory.com/

    Started by JS Lewis‎, 12-12-2005 1:31 AM
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  6. Prytherch Family

    Hi, I'm trying to find some information about my grandfather, Paul Prytherch. I do know that he and his parents and siblings lived at 137 Benjamin Road, Wrexham, about the time of WWI. I did find his father, Peter Prytherch (born about 1855) in the 1881 Wales Census - at that time Peter was a...

    Started by Valerie1593‎, 28-09-2005 4:14 AM
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  7. Evans in Henllan

    Does anyone have any information regards an Evans family that was in Henllan around 1822? My gg grandfather Elias Evans is shown having been born in Henllan, his father was Robert Evans, and mother as Mary. I think he had sisters, Margaret (two times), Catherine, and Susannah; but could not find...

    Started by KEGTEX‎, 18-12-2011 4:46 AM
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  8. Nant Cornwall

    I am curious about how this Denbighshire farm/village got its name. While tracing my ancestors, I discovered that I come from a mining line of Moses' ROBERTS/ROBARTS in St Agnes, Cornwall. As N Wales is also a mining area, and the Moses ROBERTS name was also prevalent around Nant Cornwall, I am...

    Started by Minerva‎, 28-02-2013 2:31 PM
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  9. John Jones Cae Doeg bap LOOKUP please

    Hi Could someone with access to the EGLWYSBACH parish registers please lokup the baptism of John JONES 11th DEC 1768..on the igi there might be the same entry but it's for 1769!! thank you regards ALED

    Started by moli23‎, 26-10-2012 10:25 PM
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  10. Maeshafodygelli, a farm in Denbigh in 1880s

    Hello all I am curious about a property that was left in an 1888 will by an ancestor of my husband's, Thomas Minshall, a solicitor who lived in Oswestry. Minshall mentions a "farm and lands" in Denbigh called "Maeshafodygelli" (sic). On Google Earth, there is an image of a place west of...

    Started by Mary Anne‎, 03-08-2012 10:42 PM
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  11. A town in Denbighshire beginning with HEN

    I have an ancestor who was bn about 1784 at a town in Denbighshire.The enumerator has only written Hen.Would that be Henllan or can anybody suggest another village in Denbighshire beginning with "Hen"?. Many thanks.

    Started by Lambeth‎, 19-12-2011 3:09 PM
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  12. Benjamin Senior c.1795 Wrexham

    I am looking for any info about Benjamin Senior as per the title of the message. Benjamin was b.Wrexham as far as I am to believe c.1795.I believe he was a Wesleyan Methodist. All I have is that his spouse was Elizabeth(Bythell?) They had 4 children Ann c.1818,Amelia c.1821,Joseph 1822(my...

    Started by bettyespana‎, 08-12-2011 12:11 PM
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  13. Lightbulb David Raymond Jones

    I am looking for any information on David Raymond Jones,He married Margaret Jones in the St Asaph area in abt 1902, They had several children Norah b 1904,Veronica b 1906 and a son Robert. David was a journeyman shoemaker,I have no record of him but Margaret and the children were later in the St...

    Started by farrell‎, 06-12-2010 12:29 PM
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  14. The Collieries of Denbighshire - G G Lerry

    Can anyone tell me where I can get a copy of The Collieries of Denbighshire - G G Lerry? I think it may be out of print now. It is the Black Park and Brynkinallt Colleries I am particularly interested in and the people that lived near them and those that worked in the mines. Thanks

    Started by robsnicta‎, 03-07-2011 8:44 PM
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  15. STOAKES, STOKES N.Shropshire, Flint, Denbighshire

    I have been studying this family for some time now and I have a lot of records that I am willing to share in exchange for further information about this family. Christian names include: Albert Alfred Amos Benjamin Burton Charles Colin Cyril Denis Edward Edwin Elijah Enoch Ernest Francis...

    Started by portzed‎, 10-07-2007 9:30 PM
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  16. GELL family ERBISTOCK

    I am seeking help to continue the search for my GELL forebears. My g g g grandfather THOMAS GELL appears on the 1851 census and purports to have been born in Erbistock, Denbigh in about 1792 with his wife Catherine born in the same place in 1791. At the end of last year I visited the Erbistock...

    Started by jamesdon‎, 13-02-2011 11:37 AM
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  17. Red face Matthias Davies Of Pentrefelin,wrexham

    I Have Reached An Impass In Relation To Tracing My Famil Tree. For I Have Discovered That My Greatx3 Grandparents Were Matthias Davies Born C1815 And Jane Brown Born C1815, However, I Am Unable To Trace When And Where He Died. As Far As I Am Aware He Died Prior To The 1851 Wales Census(at The Time...

    Started by daryn davies‎, 31-08-2006 10:32 AM
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  18. Tudor Rees Phillips

    My grandfather was Evan Oliver Phillips, his brother was Tudor Rees Phillips born in Pontypridd in 1903, Tudor married twice, first wife Teresa Chaloner married in Wrexham who died aged 40 in 1951, Tudor remarried in 1953 to a Brenda Thomas in Wrexham and we believe they ran a pub in Wrexham. ...

    Started by zane‎, 16-01-2011 1:00 AM
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  19. Question 1841 census look up please

    In the 1851 census - Graigfechan i have - Griffiths Thos head born 1812 age 39 ag labourer born llanfair Anne wife born 1814 age 37 born llanarmon Jane dau born 1836 age 15? born llanfair and edward who would not be on the 1841 census I researched this at...

    Started by alij123‎, 21-09-2010 3:04 PM
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  20. Rhosllannerchrugog (Wrexham) Marriage look up

    Sarah Ellis and William T(homas) Jones married in Rhosllannerchrugog in 1909. This is for a friend's tree, and I doubt they'd want to pay for certificates. Thought it was worth a try to see if it's in parish records. Thanks for reading, Kim

    Started by littlemisskim‎, 27-08-2010 1:28 AM
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