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Hel Achau

A list of articles appearing in Hel Achau: Nos. 71 - 80

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
Letter to the Editor Follow up information about Pendref Chapel in Issue 70. Iwan Roberts 71 5
Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]
31. Llangollen - Rhan 1 [In Welsh] Hafina Clwyd 71 9
Errors in Parish records Concerns the Blackwell family in 1800s in the Northop / Rhosesmor area. Bryn Ellis 71 13
The Bard, the Bees and a piece of furniture The Bard is William Edwards from Ysceifiog in the 1800s. Reuben Williams kept the bees and the Bard would exchange furniture for a hive. Hazel Formby 71 15
German “Hunt” in the Conwy valley Llanrwst 'expeditionary force' involves Trefriw. Newspaper cuttings from WW1. - 71 27
Letters from Betws y Coed Written in 1914 by George Noble to his family in Leeds about his cycle ride in north Wales. Colin Parry 71 29
The Cefn Chronicle Background and a number of very varied articles that appeared in 1913, 1914, 1940 & 1945. Covers six pages. Mair Davies Jones 71 35
Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]
32. Llangollen - Rhan 2 [In Welsh] Hafina Clwyd 72 7
Fred Dethloff, man with one leg in South Africa
and the other in Cefn Mawr
Boot repairer with a wooden leg in Cefn, late 1800s & early 1900s. Geoffrey Crump 72 9
A first World War diary Gunner Samuel Wainwright b. 1896, Queensferry in Royal Field Artillery. Daily entries Oct 1916 - Apr 1917. Eight pages. Peter Redfern Metcalfe 72 14
Are you a Bellis from Holt? Background to the name which derived from Ellis. J Colin Jones 72 22
Letters from Betws y Coed Second letter from George Noble to family in Leeds 1914 about his cycle ride in north Wales. Colin Parry 72 26
William Jones, Cae Coch Association with Cefn Bychan Baptist Chapel. Mid to late 1800s. His efforts in the building of Ministers house & vestry. - 72 29
Building blocks to the past:Part 8 - "Diver" Hughes Frank Hughes (1861-1919). Lived in Cefn late 1800s then Australia. Citation from London Gazette 1907 “receipt of Albert Medal for saving a life in Australia. John Hughes 72 32
Cyfrif Pobl Clwyd
[Counting Clwyd People]
33. Bodfari ac Aberchwiler. [In Welsh] Hafina Clwyd 73 8
Letters home by two Vale of Clwyd brothers from 19th century Chicago and district 1868-1873. Written by Philip and Edward Griffith. Many letters printed in full about their life in USA. Eddie Roberts 73 18
Henry Robertson of Pale, Llandderfel As title. A Scotsman who during the mid-1800s was instrumental in the building of railways and structures in north Wales. Geoffrey Crump 73 27
The Williamsons of Holt Mostly Mary Williamson 1772-1851. Pam Lomas 73 31
The Dinwoodies from Scotland First the origins and variations of the name, then the family in the Llanwst area from late-1800s to mid-1900s. Nancy Dunwoodie Hughes 73 34
Arthur George Dickin 1870-1917 Sue Page 73 37
Bishop William Lloyd 1637-1710 As title. David Williams 73 38
Don’t neglect the Ladies 14th Century. Goddard and Fettiplace following the female line Edward Morgan 74 15
Mrs Evan Pierce (Alathea Brandon) 1880s family history Ann Gould 74 16
Building Blocks to the past.
Part 9. Bu Farw
Journal of John Hughes. 1800s Llangollen John Hughes 74 19
"How I crossed the Berwyn mountains" or "The importance of good luck and coincidence" Tracing Ellis family background from 1700 Miles Ellis 74 29
Was your ancestor a purveyor of pungent odours? Shipping along Caernarfonshire coast in 17th century. Diary of Robert Thomas Ron Davies 74 35
Meeting the Ministers in my family tree Edwards. As title. Dolgellau area 1700 Christina Millest 74 36
A brief look back in time Extracts from diary of Robert Jones, farmer
and music adjudicator
Eifion Evans 74 13
Oh what a small world 1940s. Chirk. Phillips family. Shopkeeper Sandra Bourner 74 18
Schools, Canals and Brides and a Doctor of Divinity Account of Rev. Dr. E. K. Jones, b1863, and his wife, in Brymbo and Cefn Mawr areas Mair Davies Jones 74 22
From Trafalgar to New South Wales Edwards family, early 1800s and voyage on
the 'Lord Raglan'
Cynthia Rees 75 24
Welsh tea set in Canada As title Ann Williams 75 33
Lost paintings Tracing watercolours of Pulford Hall and Eccleston. The Massie family Gaenor Chaloner 75 34
In search of a nickname. Thomas Griffith Davies 1869-1939 - 'Twm Temple' As title Eirwyn Morgan 75 35
Building blocks to the past.
Part 9 continued. Bu Farw
Journal of John Hughes. 1800s Llangollen John Hughes 75 37
Never underestimate will power Wills as a source. Covering the George family from 1825 Mike George 76 18
An old photograph comes to life As title Elwern Jones 76 22
Mary Homsly - Her grave and history As title. 19th century in Oregon, USA Jeffrey Homesley 76 31
The Price connection A global research 1880 onwards. Families Price and Roberts. Miriam Roberts 76 33
Woes, woes and more woes! Mid to late 1800s. Reed family of Cardiganshire Alun Rawson-Williams 76 35
Is there a light at the end of the tunnel Mary Parry? Her life from Llanferres to Farnworth, Cheshire. Late 1800s Eric Cook 76 37
Ask them now Family search. Jones. Late 1700s to present. Northop to Lancashshire. Peter Jones 76 38
Family bible A purchased bible of Davies family in Sontley l800s Richard May-Miller 76 40
A cup and saucer and a ribbon plate A story about the Laxey Wheel I.O.M. and background to the Formby family Hazel Formby 77 14
Good Friday 1889 The flooding of a Mostyn mine and the scattering of people with list of names Colin Parry 77 19
William W. Davies the Eglwysbach mystic As title 1833-1906 Hefin Thomas 77 33
My links to the Kinmel family As title. Parry family in Prestatyn and Abergele area. 19th and 20th centuries Megan Royle 77 36
Found and lost again Llanarmon-yn-lâl. Williams and Roberts Beryl Lamb 77 38
A letter of 1846 Peter Jones returning from Quebec M. W. Williams 77 39
From the burial records Marchwiel 1812-1837 Jones and Pearson family Cynthia Rees 77 40
My fourth cousin, twice removed The Wilcoxon family late 1800s. Coedpoeth Annette Edwards 78 15
William Penn was a Welshman Penn's association with Pennsylvania Elwern Jones 78 21
Sergeant Sharp, a Flintshire policeman As title, 1850 - 1900, Holywell John Sharp 78 22
From Zanzibar to Virginia The usefulness of overseas websites Jeffrey Homersley 78 28
So near and yet so far Part two about Mary Parry. From Mostyn to Liverpool Colin Parry 78 30
Leave no stone unturned Finding a trail that led to the Owen family, Llanrwst Margaret & Bob Lundy 78 31
"The Maids of Llangollen” As title. 18th and 19th century often referring to a book "Ladies of Llangollen" John Hughes 78 32
What is this life? Tramps or 'Gentlemen of the road' around Ruthin and Denbigh,1890-1950 David Williams 78 39
People who count.
1. Llangwm
People in the community in the 1800s Hafina Clwyd 79 12
Mostyn in the 1800s Written by John Glyn Parry (1854-1943) when 82 years old. Colin Parry 79 16
Memorial inscriptions inside St John’s Church, Yspyty Ifan As title Alun Rawson-Williams 79 27
Coincidence The Owen family. Clockmakers of Llanrwst Bob Lundy 79 30
William Penn As title. Relates to article in issue 78 Jeffrey Homersley 79 32
The mystery of an alias The Simon/Hughes family of Llandudno and Flintshire Gareth Williams 79 33
Post Office archives Using them to find John Williams, Penyffordd in the late 1800s Alan Williams 79 34
The good ship Isabella Which traded between Connah’s Quay and Welsh ports from late 1800s - 79 36
People who count
2. Llangwm (part 2)
As title Hafina Clwyd 80 11
Richard Edwards. A black sheep from Abergele As title. Mostly the Morris family in the 1800s Alan Jones 80 13
My gratitude for help received Johnson family in Wrexham from 1881 Janette Lyon 80 15
In search of an uncle Tracing John Edwards through military records of World War 1 Eirwyn Morgan 80 17
Captain Samuel Rogers and shipping on the Dee As title. 1864-1894 includes photograph Arthur Roberts 80 21
An unforgettable
Links with the American side of the family who emigrated from north Wales B. Norma Evans 80 25
Convicts to America As title. Flintshire convicts with names transported in 1600 and 1700 Jeff Homersley 80 26
Building blocks to the past.
Part 11 - Welsh Biographies
Hughes family. 1700s and 1800s. John Hughes 80 27
Welsh Wesleyan Methodism and Edward Jones, Bathafarn As title David Williams 80 30


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