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From: "Allen Powell" <>
Subject: [GLA] Elin / Ellen
Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2002 00:19:08 +0100


My great grandmother was Ellin, the double L being pronounced the Welsh way.
She came from Llanfrothen in Meirionethshire.

Raynor LEWIS


is it possible your great grandmother's name was Elliw ? This is pronounced in the way you mention. There are four in the early years of the 1881 census, 3 in North Wales, the other in Cardigan and at least one young lady still with us here in Criccieth !

Allen
(Criccieth, Gwynedd, North Wales)


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