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From: "Lesley Baxendale" <>
Subject: RE: [CHS] Re: Deciphering Place Names Thank You
Date: Wed, 7 May 2003 20:35:47 +0100
I work in Dolgarrog, just up the road from Trefriw. Thought you might like
to know that there is only one Thomas Jones in Trefriw on the 1881 Census
(age 9). There is also an Alice (age 1) belonging to a different Jones
Let me know if you think they might be yours & I'll send you the details.
Another interpretation on your place name could be Llay near Wrexham.
Colwyn Bay, N Wales
Sent: Wednesday, May 07, 2003 2:55 PM
Subject: [CHS] Re: Deciphering Place Names Thank You
Hi All, had some interesting answers to my place name questions, and two of
the most popular are.
Qanstall--Dunstall or Tunstall in Staffs, my pick is Dunstall.
Vrou, North Wales, just one answer from a Welsh expert translates as Trefriw
(please don't ask me how),<G>.
Still I did find it on the Internet, wonder of wonders, a very pretty
in North Wales, with I am told, Thomas Jones being the most common name in
So, Grandmother Alice Jones, you will take a little longer to find, but find
you I will<G>
Many thanks to you all for your input.
Margaret in California
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