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From: Tomi Larson <>
Subject: Re: [ALL] Welsh naming patterns
Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2009 08:38:28 -0500
The names George and Samuel make me wonder if you ancestors also might have lived in borders with Herefordshire? The names are more English than Welsh. One other group is the Yahoo Monmouthshire group - the moderator, Mike John, is an amazing researcher.
> Hi Tomi,
> I have used IGI and what they had was the same as I had. In fact I had more
> info than IGI. I did connect to the POWYS and BRE/MON Wales sites and they
> were the ones to provide me with copies of the 1851 & 1861 census pages
> showing my family. They also provided me with copies of census pages from
> 1841 but I can only guess if the names on those pages are my family. That
> is where I'm stuck. I think it was through the FreeBMD site that I found
> the marriage date, Jan 30, 1843. of Henry and Ann. I sent for the
> certificate and from that paper learned the names of their fathers. I wish
> mothers were listed. I found all this info back 2006 so will do more
> checking as more may have been made available. I'm working on putting the
> Morgan's in book form for my family and would like to have some positive
> info on John Morgan and Samuel Thomas, parents of the Henry Morgan and Ann
> Henry and Ann's first child was born May 1843 and he was named Henry S.
> Morgan. I'm thinking the S. stands for Samuel. They had another son named
> George who only lived about 10 years.. The Henry Morgan in the 1841 census
> has a farther named John and a younger brother named George. Father John
> is a glazier same as Henry will later list as his occupation.
> Thank you.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tomi Larson" <>
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> Sent: Tuesday, December 29, 2009 6:33 PM
> Subject: Re: [ALL] Welsh naming patterns
> > Hello Lona, I'm not sure what tools you are using to search for your Welsh
> > ancestors. Have you used the IGI on the Family Search site? I have gone
> > back to the 1700s using the IGI. Learning how to use the Batch numbers on
> > the IGI is great for finding related people.
> > You might also consider joining a Welsh Family History Society. The people
> > are very knowledgeable and helpful. Usually the cost is reasonable.
> > The National Library of Wales also does research for a fee. They have
> > found marriage records for me.
> > Finally, a UK genealogy site, such as Find My Past, might be helpful.
> > As another lister pointed out, the naming 'rules' were not always
> > followed, so use that information with a grain of salt.
> > Hope this helps, Tomi
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