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From: "Lloyd Lewis" <>
Subject: Re: Evans in Rhayader
Date: Thu, 31 May 2001 22:29:26 +0100
Here are the details of Margaret and family from the 1881 census. David her
husband had died before the census.
PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5475 Folio 50 Page 5
Dwelling Cwrtygareg, Llanwrthwl, Breconshire.
Margaret Evans Head Farmer of 6 acres.
Widow age 45 Born Cwmtoyddwr(sic) Radnorshire.
Arthur Evans Son Scholar age 15 b. Llanwrthwl
David Evans Son Scholar age 12 b. Llanwrthwl
Minnie Evans Dau. Scholar age 10 b. Llanwrthwl
Eda Evans Dau. Scholar age 8 b. Llanwrthwl
In 1891 they are not living at Cwrt y Gareg.
The only Cox family living in Rhayader were Henry and his wife Catherine
Catherine died 27.04.1952 age 69 and Henry died 26.04.1953 age 87 both are
buried in Cwmdauddwr Parish Church.
On the grave stone is scribed
" The lamp of love still softly burns"
Hope this will further your research.
----- Original Message -----
From: Kathryn Gore <>
Sent: 30 May 2001 14:25
Subject: Evans in Rhayader
> new to this list but not to family history.
> I am researching the Evans name in Rhayader 1800's and early 1900's.
> My Great Great Granparents were called David and Margaret Evans. Margaret
Evans is buried in Llansanffriad Cwmdeuddwr, she died 19th September 1907
> They had two daughters ( that i know of ), Eda Edith Evans ( my Great
Granmother ) and Minnie Evans. There must also
> of been a brother ( maybe Evan Evans ) as Eda and Minnie had a nephew
called Llwellyn Evans.
> Eda Edith Evans married Albert Bethell 3rd June 1908 in the Parish Church
of Llanelwedd, Radnor, at the time of her marriage she was living at a place
called Temperance Hotel, Llanelwedd. Can anyone tell me more about this
> Minnie Evans married name became Minnie Cox.
> Would be very glad to hear from anyone who may connect to my Evans family
> Kathy Weaver-Gore
> Plymouth, Devon