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Hel Achau

A list of articles appearing in Hel Achau: Nos. 21 - 30

This is not a comprehensive index as such, rather it is more a list of articles which have been in the journal.

Title Description Author No. Page
The Coplestons of Wrexham As title - includes family tree Willis Copleston &
Mrs J M Hough
21 2
A Distant Grave An example of how gravestones in USA helped research in north Wales Helen Thomas 21 8
A 1692 Land Tax return for Llanrwst Three pages of names Alun Rawson Williams 21 9
Shotton and Aston surnames Alphabetical index of 1841 and 1851 census for those two places in Hawarden parish John Ratcliffe 21 12
The Ancestry and Early Childhood of Emrys ap lwan (Robert Ambrose Jones) As title - includes census entries for family 1841-1881 in Abergele & family tree Bill Wynn-Woodhouse 21 15
Was your ancestor a soldier? A roll call of the twenty third and the militia - Wrexham 1881 - six pages of names. Stewart Blackwell 21 27
Membra Disjecta Artificial limb fittings in late 1800s and a pit accident to Edward Davies in Buckley Edna Cocking 21 34
Boat people 1841 census of people living on boats on the Shropshire Canal & Flintshire coast Mary Hughes & Bill Wynn-Woodhouse 21 36
Buried Alive John Evans. Pit accident Minera 1819 Betty Smith 21 40
Was your ancestor in the Union? Union means parish relief. Records for the Clwyd area, plus 1841 transcription for Holywell/Wrexham for that night. Twelve pages of names. Stewart Blackwell 22 6
Trysorfa o Wybodaeth
[A Treasury of Knowledge]
Extracts from the Calvinistic Methodist monthly publications - 1864 [In Welsh] Hafina Clwyd 22 22
Flintshire men who served in the Great War A card index at Hawarden compiled in 1919 of 10,623 men giving each man's address as well as all other regimental details C J Williams 23 3
Congregational Baptisms before 1837 As title - their availability at GRO and National Library of Wales M Euronwy Jones 23 5
Bye Gones A list of Welsh pilgrims to Rome in the 14th and 15th century 23 8
Further memories of the Welsh Chapel at Carlton, Barnsley in Darkest Yorkshire Translated notes of Ithel MacDonald during his long service to the Chapel, 1890-1953 Mary Parry 23 9
My G-G-Grandfather clock As title Mary Parry 23 12
The Welsh Imperial Singers As title - 1920s. Some names plus tour details Alun Trevor 23 13
Trysorfa o Wybodaeth
[A Treasury of Knowledge]
Extracts from the Calvinistic Methodist monthly publications - 1885/6 [In Welsh] Hafina Clwyd 23 17
Thomas Harrison. An architect, a lost grave and a ruined tower As title - late 1700s - Details of his life Larry Sharrock 23 19
Keziah Jehioada and my Brewer/Lutley family 1700/1800 Newport, Monmouthshire Hilda M Robson 23 22
My railway-building G-Grandfather, David Foulkes and my French G-Grandmother Ursule Mid 1800s onwards. David was from Llanelian yn Rhos Mrs A Norina Jackson 23 23
Was your ancestor a Catholic Recusant? As title Stewart Blackwell 23 27
The earliest known camera in north Wales? Linked to Robert Jones, Llansannan Bill Wynn-Woodhouse 23 33
Was your ancestor Her Majesty’s guest in 1881? List of 'guests' at Ruthin prison, County lockup, Wrexham & police station Mold on the 1881 census Stewart Blackwell 24 3
The Wireless and Welsh Music in the Twenties Pioneering in the broadcasting of Welsh song to Wales from Ireland. June 1928 – programme details Alun Trevor 24 5
My Favourite Ancestor Iorwerth Davis, born c1792 near Wrexham Doug Davis 24 9
Trysorfa o Wybodaeth
[A Treasury of Knowledge]
Extracts from the Calvinistic Methodist monthly publications - 19th century [In Welsh] Hafina Clwyd 24 13
From a Welsh Bible Owned by John Hughes, 1820-1884, woollen manufacturer in Llangollen. Plus family tree. Alex Davies 24 16
Flight to Wales 1715 Jacobite refugees fled to Aberffraw Anglesey. Chambers family Megan Barton 24 19
Muster Rolls Example of Devon muster rolls of 1520-1650 Willis Copleston 24 20
Was your ancestor in hospital on census night? 1891 - Denbigh Infirmary - List of staff and patients Stewart Blackwell 25 2
The Noxious Vapour call'd 'The Damp' As title - April 1807 & March 1809. Mostyn pit disaster - names given. Bill Wynn-Woodhouse 25 4
The Teggins of Ewloe Barn Includes seven marriages between 1677 & 1839 and how land was developed Edna Cocking 25 5
The Monumental Morrises of Mwrog Street Grave stones at Llanfwrog, mid 1800s, plus a very detailed family tree Arthur H Jones 25 11
Ellis Island - A Clwydian Legacy The immigration control into USA until 1954 gained its name from Samuel Ellis of Ewloe Bill Wynn-Woodhouse 25 15
The Cottager A report of Flint Horticultural Show 1907 Willis Copleston 25 16
Trysorfa o Wybodaeth
[A Treasury of Knowledge]
Obituaries and references taken from the Calvinistic Methodist monthly publications in early 1900s [In Welsh] Hafina Clwyd 25 19
One name Batten As title Kenneth Batten 26 3
Rosina Davies. A woman in the pulpit Born c1858, Rhydfelen, Glamorgan Bill Wynn-Woodhouse 26 4
The Parry family of St George and the Mormon Emigration Starts late 1700s Newmarket (Trelawnydd) R Fred Roberts 26 5
Medical pursuits Dr. Robert (Robin) Jones of Denbigh 1700/1800. Drowned bathing at Rhyl Andrew Morgan 26 23
From Manse to Manse or the day the baby got forgot! John Evans (Ioan Tachwedd) Ysceifiog 1789 - 1856. Includes a Victorian essay called “The Departure from Mold”, 1877 Myfanwy Clapham 26 27
Abergele Wreckers Denbighshire Quarter sessions 1793 Bill Wynn-Woodhouse 26 29
And all my bones are rotten About saving handwritten pages from old Bibles. Examples given. Many entries of Hughes family, Dyserth/St Asaph 1700/1800 Bill Wynn-Woodhouse 26 30
An intriguing letter From John Lloyd to Thomas Jones at Plas Newydd, Ruabon, 1752 Jennifer Bland- Roberts 26 34
A Letter from Grandpa Written in 1908 Willis Copleston 27 2
Poetry on account - at Nantglyn Found in the middle of Nantglyn Highway accounts in1831 Bill Wynn-Woodhouse 27 3
They built Plas Nantglyn Photographs and names of the building team in 1903 Bill Wynn-Woodhouse 27 4
“A loyn of muton and a caf head”  (sic) - A butcher's account book 1835-1843. Listing meat supplied to James Evans customers in St Asaph/Cefn Meriadog Pauline Christophers 27 5
Trysorfa o Wybodaeth
[A Treasury of Knowledge]
Biographical references from Welsh magazine 'Y Frythones', 1879 -1882 [In Welsh] Hafina Clwyd 27 9
A curious wedding at Ruabon As title Bill Wynn-Woodhouse 27 20
Welsh-born inmates of Liverpool Workhouse in the 1881 Census Printed lists Alun Rawson Williams 27 21
Bodewyddan Castle Tenant Letter to John Davies, born 1803, tenant of estate for rent to be paid Ted Ellis 27 26
Was your ancestor a Freeholder or a Freeholder/Juror? A seven page list of freeholders in the Wrexham & Gresford parishes made for 1741 election Stewart Blackwell 27 28
Was your Ancestor Idle, Disorderly, a Rogue or a Vagabond? Named examples appearing at Quarter sessions Bill Wynn-Woodhouse 27 35
The family of 'The Blue Boy', the Buttall family of Wrexham 'The Blue Boy' painting by Gainsborough has Jonathan Buttall as the youth. Also a detailed account of the family in the 1700s Ronald W Kane 28 3
Chasing the Rector - and others Mid 1700s. Rev. John Lawry. Originally from Kent later links with Erddig. Family tree Josephine Birchenough 28 7
Family History during the Interregnum As title – 1600s Willis Copleston 28 12
Lost Sheep and the Family Mid 1600s. The Court Leet of the Manor of Glyndyfdwy Arthur Jones 28 14
The Consistory Court of St. Asaph Extracted from 'Bye Gones', 1907 28 15
Oral History Taped memories of Llansannan at the start of the 20th century Bernard Pratt 28 18
Well and Truly Saddled Welsh law, a Welsh judge and a Scot. Ruthin. A letter dated 1852 from James Burgess M C McLellan 28 19
List of subscribers towards building of Baptist Chapel in Glynceiriog 1875. Two pages long. 28 22
Trysorfa o Wybodaeth
[A Treasury of Knowledge]
Biographical extracts from various publications [In Welsh] Hafina Clwyd 28 32
Twins, triplets, quads & quins, Something in the Air? Gwytherin, near Llansannan, late 1800s, evidence of these events Bill Wynn-Woodhouse 28 40
A Kamloops grave An MI in Canada of Richard Roberts from Llanelian, died 1905, aged 28 Lilian Lumley 29 4
Illegitimacy Refers to situation in Holt 1813-1867 and Threapwood during 1700s. Includes some names Bill Wynn-Woodhouse 29 5
My Ousey Family As title - includes a large family tree Dorothy Flowers 29 15
When the Parry Saints went marching out ... Starting with John Parry born 1789, a stone mason by trade. Newmarket/Abergele/Ruthin later emigration to USA Nesta Rees 29 22
Emma Emma Hart who became Lady Hamilton, found as a witness in a 1783 marriage Edna Cocking 29 30
Their name liveth for evermore A Canadian Roll of Honour WW1. Names of Welsh who enlisted Donald Bell 29 36
Black people in Clwyd Some names of baptisms and deaths 1737 – 1892 Bill Wynn-Woodhouse 30 11
Thomas Hughes 1819-1891, Ivy House, Colwyn Bay A pioneer of Methodism D Elwern Jones 30 15
Dr Robert Jones and all that – or the Pips that Squeak Continuation from Issue 26 about Dr. Robins' death Andrew Morgan 30 17
Burke and Hare in Ruabon 1961 A list showing the graves removed for a road improvement. Extract from 'The Leader' - 30 20
Cerrig y Drudion's Veterans Photographs of about 40 people who served in WW2 at a reunion in 1946 Marita Davies 30 21
The Welsh Wills Index As title Samuel & Marjorie Gadzia 30 28
Irish Travelling Folk Three pages of named entries Bill Wynn-Woodhouse 30 31


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