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Richard Brown and Family

RICHARD BROWN AND HIS FAMILY Richard Brown was born in Carno, Montgomeryshire about 1839, his wife Elizabeth Williams was born about 1838 in Llanfyllin, they were married in 1864 at Llanfyllin. In 1871 the family [more] [more]

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Mathias MARTIN 1814-1879

Mathias Martin was born in Ramsbury, Wiltshire and christened on 25 September 1814. He was the son of James Martin, a labourer and Elizabeth Collis, who were married in 1810 at Ramsbury. He enlisted into [more] [more]

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Edward & William STOKES

EDWARD STOKES  c 1820 – 1885 WILLIAM STOKES c 1821 – 1903 John Stokes was born about 1784  he was the son of Edward Stokes a bricksetter who died in 1828; in his will he [more] [more]

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OWEN ELIAS 1848 – 1927

OWEN ELIAS 1848 – 1927 Owen Elias was born near Pwllhelli about 1848, his father was Richard Elias a tailor, his mother was Anne Ellis. By 1871 he was working as a draper’s assistant in [more] [more]

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JOHN WATKIN ELIAS 1895 – 1931

JOHN WATKIN ELIAS 1895 – 1931 ELLEN OWENS 1881 -1944 John Watkin was born in 1895, he was the youngest son of Owen Elias and Mary Ann Watkin. His father was a draper.  Nothing is [more] [more]