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From: "PHILIP BULKELEY" <>
Subject: Re: Fine Dragon
Date: Sat, 26 May 2001 10:42:19 +0100
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Graham.

See if it mentions anything about Bulkeley or Bulkley in the Wrexham area.

Regards

Phil Bulkeley
Wrexham !
----- Original Message -----
From: "Graham Price" <>
To: <>
Sent: 26 May 2001 03:17
Subject: Fine Dragon


> Well, there be dragons at the far ends of the earth. I have what I reckon
> is a very fine Welsh dragon, but I don't suppose it is the only one in
> Australia, yet it might be.
>
> Down from my Welsh paternal grandfather I have inherited a few books (oh
so
> VERY grateful) one of which is John Jones' "Wrexham and Its
> Neighbourhood," published by Railton Potter, High Street, Wrexham and
> Whittaker & Co. London. Kept inside, neatly folded into four is a radiant
> silk flag of Wales - dragon planted firmly in the centre. Not in pristine
> condition, but fairly good after all these years. I understand it
travelled
> with him over the seven seas when he went in turn to Canada, U.S.A., New
> Zealand, and to Australia three times, finally falling for the fair beauty
> of my Welsh grandmother in Melbourne in 1887, and settling down.
>
> In the rear of Jones' book is a Trade Directory of Wrexham & vicinity
1859,
> if anyone requires a look-up.
> Graham
> Melbourne, Oz
>
>


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