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From: "Mike Thomas" <>
Subject: [DYFED] Re: Colonel Newland - Newcastle-in-Emlyn
Date: Sat, 18 Sep 1999 18:32:18 -0000
There was/is a 'Llanfair' in Llandysul (Newcastle Emlyn RD). Plenty of
THOMAS's associated with it in the 18 and 19th centuries. I haven't
come across a Col NEWLANDS there but then I haven't been looking for
him. Your dates are also a bit more recent than my info. so could be
worth a try I'd say.
Researching THOMAS, DAVIES/DAVIS in Llandysul/Llangeler
From: Sian Bowi <>
Date: 17 September 1999 08:35
Subject: RE: Colonel Newland - Newcastle-in-Emlyn
>I came across this reference in one of my books. It is only a small
reference, but it certainly sounds like your Colonel.
>"In the 1890's and '90's, hockey and polo were played by Col. A.C.
Newland of Llanfair"
>This sentence appears in a chapter on the leisure activities of the
gentry in the Tivy Valley.
>There are quite a few mentions of the property known as Llanfair,
which was a large estate once owned by the Thomas family.
>From: Susan Martin [SMTP:]
>Sent: 16 September 1999 04:01
>Subject: Colonel Newland - Newcastle-in-Emlyn
>I have come across information that a relative worked for the above
>Newlands, taking care of his two children in the late 1890 - 1912. I
>wondering if anyone has heard of this fellow, or had any information
>Not sure but he could have had a farm called Aberallin.
>Thank you in advance for any information.
>All the best, take care