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From: "Suzanne Scrivens" <>
Subject: Re: [Cmn-L] Despiratly seeking Grandmother
Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2002 17:36:22 +0000


Hi Pat,

Many thanks, I was unable to read Diana's fathers occupation on her marriage
certificate, it looked like kitchen as the handwriting was so bad.
You've given me a lot to work with, thanks again,

Su






>From: Pat Powell <>
>Reply-To:
>To:
>Subject: Re: [Cmn-L] Despiratly seeking Grandmother
>Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2002 23:11:11 +0000
>
>Hello Su
>
>Re Diana Davies.
>
>Llanganten is in Breconshire
>
>The good news is this looks very much like her and her family in the
>1851 census living in Llanganten.
>
>
>
>What do you think?
>
>Wern Cottage , /f281/p14
>
>DAVIES Jediah , h , m, 52 , Butcher , born BRE Llanafanfawr ,
>DAVIES Dianah , w, m, 37 , Butcher's wife , BRE Llanafanfawr ,
>DAVIES Anne , d , u , 15 , Butcher's daughter , BRE Llanafanfawr ,
>DAVIES John , s , u , 10 , Butcher's son , BRE Llanafanfawr ,
>DAVIES David , s , u , 7 , Butcher's son , BRE Llanafanfawr ,
>DAVIES Margret , d , u , 3 , Butcher's daughter , BRE Llanganten ,
>DAVIES Dianah , d , u , 1m , Butcher's daughter , BRE Llanganten ,
>
>Cheers
>
>Pat
>
>
>In message <>, Su Scrivens
><> writes
> >Hi Pauline,
> >
> >Many thanks for all your hard work, sorry for a lapse in replying. The
>search
> >goes on the GRO are looking up those 2 Llanelly references that you
>thought
> >might have been Swansea, so I wait not so patiently to hear.
> >Does anyone in the group know why a woman born about 1900 would have
>numbers
> >tattooed on her arm having never left Wales?
> >I'm begining to wonder if her father was known by his family as George
>but his
> >name might have been different!
> >There were no other Margaret/Maggie Griffiths or Griffith in either
>Cardiff or
> >Bristol for Nov. 1902 birth. I might well have to extend my search again.
> >There's no sign of the siblings yet either.
> >
> >I'm also looking for another ancestor. My g.g.grandfather John Pugh
>according
> >to
> >the 1881 census he was from Llandilo. At that point in time he was living
>in
> >Aberdare, where he continued to live until his death in 1908 in a
>colliery
> >accident. He was a timberman in a colliery born about 1847 whose father
>was
> >called Henry Pugh and his wife was Diana Davies/Davis from Langanton or
> >Llangantwe depending on which census you look at. Her father was
>according to
> >the illegible handwriting on the m/cert Jedediah Davies but I understand
>that
> >is
> >a female name so I wondered if it maybe was Jedadiah as Diana and John
>named
> >one
> >of their sons Jebediah. She was born 1851/2. any help or info would be
>greatly
> >accepted.
> >
> >Speak to you soon, Su
> >
> >
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