Cymdeithas Hanes Teuluoedd Clwyd
Clwyd Family History Society
Clwyd FHS

Hel Achau

A list of articles appearing in Hel Achau: Nos. 51 - 60

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
Best of enemies. The Ruthin Soda Water Company and Ellis and Sons 1854 - 1945. A detailed account over six pages. Dr. Tim Jones 51 3
John Edward Roberts Llangollen. WWI Royal Welch Fusiliers. An account of John's service. Bryan Roberts 51 12
The London Lathams' connection with Flintshire 1700s. With many extracts from English parish registers. Their link with the Jones family of Caerfallwch. Mair Roberts 51 15
Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]
12. Llanynys. [In Welsh] Hafina Clwyd 51 18
The saga of a very ordinary Welsh working class family 2. Norman rules - OK. Continuation from Issue 50. 1050-1300. D E Parry 51 27
How green was my grandfather’s valley? Hughes family. 1800s Llangollen. A detailed account over four pages plus a family tree from 1730-1947. John Hughes 51 32
A journey into the past John Hughes b. 1802 Dolywern Bridge married Elizabeth Hughes, 1831 Wrexham. The family story over 5 pages ranges from Glyn Ceiriog to Whitchurch. John Hughes 52 4
Teulu Meredith
[Meredith family]
As title. [In Welsh] John Wynn Meredith 52 9
Meliden Church As title. John Thomas 52 10
Worthenbury A register of 80 names in March 1798 who donated funds towards the defence of King and country. Dorothy and Ray Powell 52 17
An unknown in everyone's history book but he settled a new world Mitchell or Michael Mclevie b. early 1800s. Gardener at Erddig, later market gardener in Rhosnesni. Married Mary Doune in Chester 1833. Present family in New Zealand and Australia. John G Mclevie 52 18
Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]
13. Efenechtyd. [In Welsh] Hafina Clwyd 52 23
The saga of a very ordinary Welsh working class family 3. Continued - 1300-1400. D E Parry 52 24
Letters from Canada Four original letters. Early 1860s about settling in Canada. However the surname varies from Chasnor/Cashmor/Cansmor. Brian Frankel 52 31
Was your ancestor a Literary subscriber? John Williams b. 1787, a tanner, Llanfwrog near Ruthin. Married Mary Price. Account of their later family. David Williams 52 32
Surnames from Clwyd A third list of surnames with the local variations. Jill Rose 52 36
The will to succeed The useful research through Wills. 18th and 19th century. Llangollen and Ceiriog valleys. John Hughes 53 5
An outsider’s opinion of Welsh genealogy Description of Bishop John Wynne 1667-1743 found in a book published in 1829. Bryn Ellis 53 10
The venerable Hugh Morgan M.A. As title. Born 1826, Machynlleth. Eirwyn Morgan 53 13
The saga of a very ordinary Welsh working class family 4. The son of prophecy - 1400. D E Parry 53 14
GRO overseas indexes As title. Available at our Resource Centre on microfiche. 53 16
Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]
14. Llanarmon yn Iâl. [In Welsh] Hafina Clwyd 53 18
Graves in Denbigh associated with the Great War As title. However, over three pages, it gives more detail about many who died and their families. Peter Glynn 53 23
Index of Welsh soldiers in the East lndia Company Army Index is held at India Record Office & Library, London. Lists those who served or applied to serve between 1753 & 1861. There are 3223 entries with a birth index. 53 26
John Kendrick. Lord Mayor of London 1. His Welsh ancestry. 1590-1661. Became Lord Mayor in 1651. Includes a pedigree roll. Edward Kendrick 53 30
Surnames from Clwyd A fourth list of surnames with local variations. Jill Rose 53 34
An old Welsh Christian the "Rum Lot" and Welsh wars Richard Cartwright 1772-1856 Northop and Ysceifiog. Married Margaret Ames. The story is over five pages. Keith Nurse 54 3
John Kendrick. Lord Mayor of London 2. His life and times. Edward Kendrick 54 10
Who built my town? Llangollen - 1800s - Morris Roberts, the first town surveyor. D P W Roberts 54 16
Local Act of Parliament relating to the Llewenni estate 1805. Lists 45 tenants names and where they lived on the estate. Geo Black 54 18
Contacts through the IGI Apart from procedure, it has details of Pierce family in Rhes y Cae, 1800s, many who emigrated to the USA. E Arthur Pierce 54 24
Mostyn Family Follow up to previous article. Mostyn Hall. The gardener William Roberts, 1888-1969. lwan Roberts 54 26
Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]
15. Llansanffraid Glyndyfrdwy. [In Welsh] Hafina Clwyd 54 30
Surnames from Clwyd Fifth list of surnames with local variations. Jill Rose 54 36
The Clwydian Sackvilles The discovery of a Welsh Sackville/Sackfield branch in this world wide story. Extensive detail 1600-1800, Flintshire and Denbighshire. Dr Andrew Sackville 55 4
From Ysceifiog to New Zealand and back again Richard John Davies b. 1852 Northop, emigrated in 1873. Died 1901. Beryl Savell 55 12
The day three hundred new found relatives “dropped from the sky" Linked directly to the above article, however this concerns the Flintshire family who remained in the 1800s. Hazel Formby 55 13
A Holywell Church mystery As title - taken from the County Herald of 26/10/1928. Peter Metcalfe 55 16
T? Gwyn, Llanychan Various hearings concerning land tenancy in the 1400-1600. David Williams 55 18
Wrexham Churchyard Part 2. As title. Wrexham Guardian 55 22
Seeking Dafydd Jones First Welshman to settle in Wayne. Nebraska, Emigrated l870. Died 1894. Norma Evans 55 24
The saga of a very ordinary Welsh working class family 5. 1500/1600 D E Parry 55 28
Fatal accident at Bryngwiog Lead Mine, Moel y Crio A newspaper report plus a later explanation following the inquest on the havards of lead mining. plus a list of the I7 men who died E A Pierce 55 32
Surnames from Clwyd Sixth list of Surnames with local variations. Jill Rose 55 36
William Ewart Gladstone, 1809-1898 As title. 56 3
What did you do in the Cold War Daddy? Looks at the involvement of Clwyd people in the Civil Defence. Dr Tim Jones 56 4
Building blocks to the past - A Powys pedigree A detailed account of the Hughes family in the Llangollen and Cefn area in 1700/1800. A family tree and pedigree of Thomas Hughes, Llansantffraid. John Hughes 56 12
Winstanleys in Wales; Seagulls eggs and donkey rides in Llandudno An account that started in Caernarfonshire and Flintshire during the 1800s. Paul Winstanley 56 17
What a difference a name makes Story of two Henry Lunts. One b. 1584 emigrated to USA. Second, Henry b. 1824 became a Bishop, emigrated to USA. D Elwem Jones 56 20
The saga of a very ordinary Welsh working class family 6. Into modern times. D E Parry 56 26
Interesting but sad Davies family emigrated to Patagonia in 1865 from Llandudno. Only eventual survivor Henry who married Anne Williams. D Jones 56 30
Index to Welsh Master Mariners and mates All Welshman who held certificates of competency or service issued from 1845 onwards. Dr. Reginald Davies 56 31
Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]
16. Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd. [In Welsh] Hafina Clwyd 56 32
A detective story Trying to trace the author of a diary written in 1762, concerns Steeple and Foulkes families in Holywell area. Elizabeth Pettitt 56 38
Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]
17. Llanychan. [In Welsh] Hafina Clwyd 57 4
The migration of the Jones family of Denbighshire Starting with weaver John Jones b. 1788 Abergele and the movements of his subsequent family in 1800/1900. Brian Jones 57 9
Somewhere in Essex - searching for a lost grave Tracing the Morris family of Perthillwydion. Cerrig y Drudion, plus a list of 17th century baptisms. Olive Summergates 57 20
Marching orders - the class of ‘48 Life and times remembered of Molly Preen (founder member of Clwyd FHS) who died in 1998. Keith Nurse 57 21
Surnames from Clwyd Seventh list of surnames with local variations. Jill Rose 57 23
The saga of a very ordinary Welsh working class family 7. Looking back. D E Parry 57 24
Welsh settlement at Moora. Western Australia Four letters written in 1915 by Thomas Owen and his son John, from Gwalia farm near Moora to family in Abergele. R Fred Roberts 57 30
The watchmakers of Holywell Winstanleys were watchmakers during the 1800s. Paul Winstanley 57 36
Wrexham Churchyard Part 3. As title. Wrexham Guardian 57 38
“Weep mothers, weep". The short life of a miner in the late 1880s Story of Thomas Edwards b. 1859 in Mold to Ellis Jones Edwards and wife Jane. Thomas died 1878 in Lancashire. The book is by lan Winstanley. Liz Fletcher 58 4
WWI - Cambrin Churchyard extension, France. Cemetery index No. France 114 16 names listed from the Clwyd area. Eirwyn Morgan 58 14
Transcripts of documents rescued from destruction 1. Will of John Edwards of Llanycaven; 2. Plas Newydd in Chirk; 3. Cae Cyrriog in Rhiwabon Mike Davies 58 23
Inhabitants of the village of Vron in the parish of Brymbo 1920-1950 Llewellyn Road and Heol Offa. About 30 names in each location and a map. Mr J O Jones 58 32
Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]
18. Llanrhydd. [In Welsh] Hafina Clwyd 58 34
C S Lewis. The local connection The ancestry of the tamed author going back to a farmer in Caegwrle in 1775. Bryn Ellis 59 3
Family tree magazine tour to Salt Lake City 1998 As title. Christopher Parry 59 4
Welsh settlements of Otago Province 100 year celebration of European settlements which included “Welshtown". Antonia Wilson 59 11
Building blocks to the past.
Part 2 - Ancestral anomalies
Concerning Thomas Hughes, gentleman of Llansantffraid. Includes family connections. John Hughes 59 12
A traitor in the family Tracing the Nuttall family from the 16 century to the 20 century. Angharad Davies 59 18
Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]
19. Clocaenog. [In Welsh] Hafina Clwyd 59 28
Memoir of the Flintshire Yeomanry Cavalry 1838 Part one How it was organised and a list of Officers. NCOs and privates (approximately 100 names) with residence stated. Peter Metcalfe 59 37
Llanychan District welcome Home Fund from HM Armed Forces 30/40 names and residence together with the monies involved. 60 3
Building block to the past.
Part 3 - The Bricklers of Chirkland
As title. 6 pages detailed and wide ranging, often about Hughes in Llangollen/Ruabon/Chirk. Mostly 1700 - 1800. John Hughes 60 4
Memoir of the Flintshire Yeomanry Cavalry 1838
Part 2 - Hawarden troop and part of Mold troop
Hawarden troop list of 19 Officers/NCOS and 80 privates including area of residence. Mold troop 15 Officers/NCOs and 80 privates plus area of residence Peter Metcalfe 60 13
Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]
20. Llanferres. [In Welsh] Hafina Clwyd 60 18
Supposed death from Puerperal fever at Wolverhampton. Exhumation of the body. Wolverhampton Chronicle, Oct 21 1874 Mrs Marguerite Andrews 60 24
Welsh settlers in New Zealand Thomas Mclevie from Rhosnesni who went to Dunedin in the mid 1800s. John Mclevie 60 33
Lunt of Newbury Massachusetts and the D L Moody connection As title. Mrs D Elwern Jones 60 34


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