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Old Characters of Gellinudd

By John E Morgan [Hirfryn] 1908

Translated by Ivor Griffiths

Indexed by Gareth Hicks 1999

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People                                  

Surname,given name,place,page number

---,Angharad[wife of Morgan y Castell],---,14
---,ap Llewelyn,---,24/26
---,Dafydd Isaac,Cwmllynfell,10/11
---,Dai'r Nyddwr,---,28
---,Dan Jackie of Ynysderw,Ynysderw,14/15
---,David,TyRhos,24
---,Dic Shon Dafydd,---,28
---,Dinah[sister of old Williams],---,10/12
---,Emma[Levi Owen's housemaid],Graig,8
---,Evan[Ianto],Graig y Perchyll[Glais],17
---,John,Glas Goleu,19
---,John Blaennant,Blaennant,5
---,John Blaennant,Llety Trugaredd,29/35
---,John the blacksmith,,Ynysmeudwy Isaf,41/42
---,Lewis,Glyndelau,29
---,Llewelyn,Gellinudd,15
---,Llewelyn,Gellinudd,24
---,Llewelyn,Gellinudd,28
---,Morgan y Castell,---,14
---,Noah,Glyndelau,12
---,Noah[Glyndelau],---,43
---,Old Dick,---,41
---,Richard,Gelligeuros,17
---,Richard,Gelligeiros,24
---,Richard the tailor,Rhydyfro,32
---,Sarah,Ty'n y Graig,10/12
---,Shon o'r Maindy,---,9
---,Shoni Twm Shon[the crier],Graig[Llangwic],15
---,Thomas the blacksmith,Pontardawe,11
---,Thomas[Rector],Cilybebyll,33
---,Twm Maes yr Adwy,Brecon?,15
---,Will Josi,---,17
---,William,Hendregaradog,---,17
---,William,Cwmnantllwyd,24
Austin,Will,---,9
Baker,William,Carpenters Inn,33
Bennett,---,Graig,20
Bowen,David[son of Treharne],---,20
Bowen,Treharne,Maes y Llan[Cilybebyll],19/20
Brace,David Onllwyn[Rev],Pantycrwys,28
Daniels,Daniel,---,27
David,Philip[the poet/tailor],Rhydyfro,3/6/7
Davies,---,[Mr],Cwmnantllwyd,40
Davies,---,Penllwynteg,32
Davies,---[the schoolmaster,Old Dai],School house,23
Davies,Anne[widow of Rhys],Gwauncaegurwen,15
Davies,Anne[wife of Thomas],Brynamman,24
Davies,Anne[wife of Thomas],Tanyreglwys,35
Davies,Daniel,Penybanc[CMN],34
Davies,David,Dyffryn Rd[Alltwen],18
Davies,David,Penllwynteg,24/25/26
Davies,Evan,Penllwynteg,24
Davies,Gwen[dau of Rhys],USA,15
Davies,J T[Mr],---,14
Davies,James,The Cwtsh,14/15
Davies,Jennet,The Cwtsh,16
Davies,Jennet[Janet o'r Cwtsh],Gellidruan[Gwrhyd],13/14
Davies,John,The Cwtsh,16/18
Davies,John,Ty'n y Rheol,18
Davies,John[Rev],Alltwen,35/36
Davies,John[y Cwtsh][Jackie Penywern],The Cwtsh,14/15
Davies,Mary,The Cwtsh,14
Davies,Mary[wife of Daniel],Penybanc,34
Davies,Mary[wife of David],Penllwynteg,24
Davies,Rhys[Rhys Ty Mawr],Gwauncaegurwen,15
Davies,Thomas[Dwmi],Tanyreglwys,34/35/38
Davies,Thomas[Thomas y Cwtsh], The Cwtsh,13/14/15/16
Davies,Thomas[Tommy o'r Gate],Brynamman,24
Davies,WilliamVictoria Bldgs[Pontardawe],3
Edmunds,Jimmy,---,17
Edwards,Morgan,Trebanos,6
Evan,Robert,Dyffryn Rd[Graig Alltwen],5
Evans,James Evan,Rhos,17
Evans,Stephen,---,4
Evans,William[William Plas],Cilybebyll,30
George,Mary,---,23
Gibbs,David[Carnalun],---,28
Gibbs,John Rees[the mute],---,16
Gibbs,John[John Gilhendre],---,24
Gibbs,Joseph,Brynbrych,16/17
Gibbs,Rees,Alltwen Ganol,16
Gibbs,Thomas,Rhos,15
Griffiths,[Rev],Alltwen,7
Griffiths,John[John Mawr],Ynysmeudwy,29
Griffiths,Thomas John,Old Rd[Ynysmeudwy],45
Harries, John[shearer],---,15
Harries,Tommy,Graig,42
Hawkins,Ben,---,2/2/12
Hawkins,Ben,---,32
Hawkins,Ben,Graig[Gellinudd],33
Hawkins,Benjamin,Waun y Rhos,12
Hawkins,Benjamin,Graig[Gellinudd],33
Hawkins,David,Cwmnantllwyd colliery,13
Hawkins,David,---,22
Hawkins,David,---,32
Hawkins,Gwenny[wife of William],Graig[Gellinudd],41/42
Hawkins,Hannah,Graig[Gellinudd],33
Hawkins,John,Alltwen,12
Hawkins,John,Graig[Gellinudd],33
Hawkins,Joseph,---,3
Hawkins,Joseph,Graig[Gellinudd],33/34
Hawkins,Joseph,---,44
Hawkins,Margaret,factory houses,32
Hawkins,Margaret,---,44/45
Hawkins,Peggy,---,3/12/23/42
Hawkins,Peggy[wife of Ben],Graig[Gellinudd],33/34
Hawkins,Rachel[wife of Joseph],---,44
Hawkins,William,---,12/18
Hawkins,William,Gellinudd,32/33/42
Hicks,John,Argoed[Bettws,CMN],2/3/34
Hicks,John,Blaennant,2/3/34
Hicks,Richard,Gwauncaegurwen[Llangiwg],2
Hopkin,Catws,---,7/8
Hopkin,Hopkin,---,12
Hopkin,John[Shoni Josi],Tan yr eglwys,5/7
Hopkin,Joseph,Cilybebyll Fach,5
Hopkin,Joseph,Cilybebyll fach,35
Hopkin,Josi Catws,Ty'r Coed[Cwmclic],35/36
Hopkin,Twm,Garnant,35
Howell,John,Gelligron,35
Howell,Peggy Dick,---,9
Howell[s],Ann Morgan,Y Bychdy[Cilybebyll]& Tryscol,29/30/32
Howells,John,Tryscol[Godre Rhos,Crynant],29
Howells,John[son of Mary],Pen yr Alltwen,30
Howells,Mary[wife of John],Tryscol,29
Howells,Morgan,Tryscol,29
Hughes,Mary[wife of William],Abergrenig,24
Hughes,William,Abergrenig[Garnant],24
Isaac,Dafydd,Cwmllynfell,10/11
Isaac,David,---,23
Isaac,David,---,35
Isaac,Mary[wife of Dafydd]---,11
Isaac,Nancy[wife of Dafydd],---,11

James,David[Dai'r Ostler],---,11
Jenkins,David,---,17
Jenkins,Griffith,---,20
Jenkins,John[Yr Hen Domos],---,27/28/29
Jenkins,Joseph,Cwmnantllwyd Colliery,27
Jenkins,Nannie[widow of Griffith],---,20
Jenkins,William,Gellinudd Uchaf,36
John,Hopkin,Ynysmeudwy Ganol,41
John,Thomas David,---,17
John,Thomas David,---,24
Jones,betten,Blaennant,6
Jones,Catws[wife of Llewelyn],Blaennant/Llwynmeudwy Isaf/Gellifowy,5/36
Jones,Charles T,---,28
Jones,David,---,23
Jones,Esther[wife of John],Gellinudd Uchaf,36
Jones,Evan David,Ty'n y Graig,12
Jones,Hannah,Gellinudd,30
Jones,Hopkin,Blaennant,6
Jones,Hopkin,Gellifowy Ganol,42
Jones,John,Godre'r Graig,18
Jones,John[John Blaennant],Blaennant,6/36/37/38
Jones,Llewelyn[Llewelyn ap Gwilym],Blaennant/Llwynmeudwy Isaf,5/6/7/36/37/42
Jones,Margaret,Blaennant,5
Jones,Margaret,Maes Eglwys,6
Jones,Mary[wife of William].Graig[Trebanos],33
Jones,Richard,Blaennant,2/6
Jones,Sarah[wife of William],Old Gate[Llansadrwn],35
Jones,Thomas[shoemaker],Alltwen,10
Jones,Watkin,Blaennant/Llwynmeudwy Isaf,5
Jones,William,Blaennant,2/5
Jones,William,Old Gate[Llansadwrn],35
Jones,William,---,40
Jones,William[Billy Shon o'r Maindy], ---,16
Jones,William[Will Shon],Graig[Trebanos],33
Lewis,---,Glyndelau,29
Lewis,---[Mr],Cwmnantllwyd colliery,22
Lewis,---[Mr],Alltycam,24/37/38
Lewis,---[Mrs],Alltycam,24
Lewis,Anne[wife of William],Graig,20/21
Lewis,Batsi[wife of Morgan],Cwmnantllwyd,38/39/40
Lewis,Betty[wife of William],Ochr yr Heol,42
Lewis,David[the grocer],Pontardawe,39
Lewis,Gwenny[wife of William],---,23
Lewis,John,Ochr yr Heol,42
Lewis,Johnny,Alltycam,24
Lewis,Lewis[jnr],Ochr yr Heol,42
Lewis,Lewis[snr],Gellinudd,42
Lewis,Morgan,Cwmnantllwyd,38/39
Lewis,Morgan,---,43
Lewis,Nannie[wife of William],---,20
Lewis,Rhys,Llangiwc,11
Lewis,Richard,Rhos,9
Lewis,Richard[Dic Shon Panwr],Corbwll,33
Lewis,Thomas,Waun y Rhos,20
Lewis,Thomas,Waun y Coed colliery,27
Lewis,Thomas,Ty Rhos,42
Lewis,William,Tumble/Tarenicytau/Pen yr ardd,20/21/22/23/24
Lewis,William,Ochr yr Heol,42/43
Lewis,William John,---,2
Lewis,William Lewis,Waun y Rhos/Graig,20/21
Lewis,William Richard,Dyffryn Rd[Alltwen],11
Llewelyn,John[carpenter,---,18
Llewelyn,William[carpenter],---,17
Lloyd,---[Mr],Cilybebyll Lodge,29/30/33/35
Lloyd,Frank,Cilybebyll,17
Lloyd,Rhys,---,25
Lloyd,Russell,Cilybebyll,29/41
Morgan,Alice[wife of Thomas],Gellilwca,35/41/42
Morgan,Dai Will,Alltwen,12
Morgan,David,Gellifowy,13
Morgan,Evan,---,15
Morgan,Gwenny,Rhos,2
Morgan,Gwenny,Gellilwca,41
Morgan,John,Cwmnantllwyd colliery,4
Morgan,John,Gelligron,24
Morgan,John,---,33
Morgan,John[Morgans Gelligron],---,20
Morgan,Lewis,Bryncarnau,3
Morgan,Lewis,Bryncarnau,18
Morgan,Lewis,Pantmawr[Gwynfe],38
Morgan,Maraget[wife of Lewis],Pantmawr,38
Morgan,Thomas[Twm Gellilwca],Gellilwca[Rhydyfro],35/41
Morgan,Will,Alltwen,12
Morgan (s),John[Old Penfelin],Waunycoed colliery,11
Morgans,---,Gelligron,6
Morgans,Morgan,Bryncarnau,24
Morris,Evan,Alltwen,24
Owen,Esther[wife of Levi],Graig[Llangiwc],7/8
Owen,Levi[the tailor],Graig[Llangiwc],7/8/9/23/35
Powell,Alice,near Gellinudd Inn,42
Powell,Edward[Edward the factory],Gellinudd farmhouse,32
Powell,Hannah[wife of Edward],Gellinudd farmhouse,32
Powell,Rachel[wife of W'm],Gellinudd farmhouse,32
Powell,William,Gellinudd farmhouse,32
Rees,Henry,---,2
Rees,Henry,---,33
Rees,Isaac,Ochr y Dram Road,45
Rees,John Thomas,Red Lion[Garnant],24
Rees,Margaret[wife of Richard,Pantgwyn,45
Rees,Mary[wife of Isaac],Ochr y Dram Road,45
Rees,Peggy Lewis,Graig[Gellinudd],42
Rees,R[Rev],Alltwen,26/44
Rees,Richard,Pantgwyn,45
Rees,Thomas[Twm Shors],---,15
Richard,Evan,Danygraig House,11
Richard,Margaret[dau of Mary],---,11
Richard,Mary[widow of Evan],Danygraig House,11
Smith,David,Alltwen,36
Smith,William,Wigfa,17
Stephens,John,Alltwen,24
Thomas,---[Rector],Cilybebyll,33
Thomas,Anne[wife of Einion],Llety Philip,26
Thomas,Benjamin[Llety Shag[Bryncoch],30
Thomas,Betsi,Neuadd,38
Thomas,Daniel,Glyngwyn,3/16
Thomas,Daniel,Llety Philip,17
Thomas,David,Llety Philip/Glyngwyn,3/16/17
Thomas,Einon,Llety Philip,17
Thomas,Einon,Llety Philip,26
Thomas,Einon[Einon Glyngwyn],Alltygrug/Pentreharn/Glyngwyn/Drumau,3/11/16/17/33
Thomas,Esther,Glyngwyn/Drumau,3/16/17
Thomas,Esther[wife of Michael],Neuadd,38
Thomas,Evan,[Anialwch ?],33
Thomas,Gwenny[sister of Einon],---,10
Thomas,Hannah[wife of David]Llety Philip,16
Thomas,Jacob[Jacob o'r factory],18
Thomas,John,Llety Philip,17
Thomas,Llewelyn,Glyngwyn/Pentreharn/Gellinudd Inn,3/4/17/18/19
Thomas,Llewelyn,Gellinudd Inn,23
Thomas,Michael,Neuadd[Gwynfe],38
Thomas,Sam,Graig[Llangiwc],7
Thomas,Sarah[wife of Llewelyn,Gellinudd Inn,17/19
Thomas,Will Ben,Llety Shag[Bryncoch],30/31/32
Walker,Isaac,---,35
Walker,Josi Catws,---,35/36
Walker,Sarah,---,35
Wilkins,Ann,---,2
Williams,---,Ty'n y Graig,10/12/13
Williams,---,Ty'n y Graig,32
Williams,Betty,---,42
Williams,Charles,Ystalfera,9
Williams,Daniel[Daniel Pen y Graig],---,29
Williams,David,Ty'n y Graig,12
Williams,David,Gellinudd,15
Williams,David,---,30
Williams,David,Graig,42
Williams,Esther,Pentreharn,36
Williams,Gwenny[wife of Daniel],---,29
Williams,Hannah[wife of John],---,42
Williams,J[ap Llewelyn],Craig Cefn Parc,24/26/28
Williams,Jennet,Maindy[Llangiwc],13
Williams,John,Maindy[Llangiwc],13
Williams,John,---,15
Williams,John,Pentreharn,36
Williams,John,Glanrhyd[Gurnos],45
Williams,John[John Rhydderch,Cwmscwt,20
Williams,John[John the butcher],Gwachel Dan,35
Williams,John[Shoni Bessi],---,42
Williams,Mary,---,14
Williams,Mary,Ty'n y Graig,29
Williams,Mary,Glanrhyd,45
Williams,Mary[wife of John],Glanrhyd,45
Williams,Nancy,Ty'n y Graig,12
Williams,Thomas,Taremgleision,13
Williams,William,---,8
Young,Edward[Eos Wyn],---,28

 

Places/Groups

Alltwen chapel,39/44 Alltwen graveyard,40
Bethesda chapel[Ynysmeudwy],45 Board of Guardians,33
Board school,15/24/39/41/44 Bryn Seion chapel/school,1/14/44/45
Bryncarnau House,3 Brynwilach Farm[Llangyfelach],20
Carmel chapel[Gwauncaegurwen],3 Carpenters Inn[Pontardawe],33
Castle tavern[Ystradgynlais],6 Cefn Celfi land,21
Cilhendre,33 Cilybebyll Church,10/35
Cilybebyll colliery,22 Cilybebyll string band,17/18
Clyne pits[Neath],24 Craigoleu colliery,31
Crane Level[Level y Gors],20 Crofften Fach,20
Cross Inn[Pontardawe],29 Cwmnanthopkin[Cwmgors],2
Cwmnantllwyd Colliery,2/4/16/22/24/32/35/38/42 Cwmnantllwyd quarry[stones],40
Cynghordy[Llandeilo],24 Darren the[Graig,Trebanos],33
Donkey Row[Pontardawe],23 Dram Rd,18
Drumau,3 Dyffryn Inn[The Mill,Bryncoch],34
Dynevor[Pontardawe],21 Edward St[Pontardawe],23
Factory bridge,37 Felin Rhos,30
Gartheithin[Rhydyfro],2 Gelli tavern,18
Gellinudd chapel,39 Gellinudd Inn,27/28/31/42
Gellionen graveyard,38 Glantawe Tin Works,27
Gnoll pit[Neath],25 Godre Rhos chapel,29
Graig Inn[Patriots Lodge],28 Graig meeting place,3
Gwachel Dan[tavern in Pontardawe],35 Gwachel Foddi Forge,29
Gwrhyd chapel,16 Heol Fach,18
Heol Plas,22 Independents,3/19
Lamb & Flag[Ystradgynlais],6 Level fach,42
Llangiwc church/graveyard,45 Lletty Trugaredd[Compassion Lodge],36/37
Lodge fach,35 Lodge Twmi,35
Magistrates court,8 Mormons,18
Mynydd Du,39 New Primrose Colliery,2/25/42
Oil works[Pontardawe],45 Old Primrose pit,12
Old Rhos pit,42/43 Old Star[Cwmgors],2
Penisa'r Coed,Llansamlet,19 Pentwyn[Llangiwc],7
Penywern[Llanybyther],14 Perkins Pit[Garnant],24
Pontardawe Tin Plate Works,5 Pontardawe Union,33
Pottery [Ynysmeudwy],42 Primrose Colliery company,39/42/45
Pwll Bach pit[Ty'nygraig],22 Pwll Waun Josi,40
Railway Terrace[Pontardawe],23 Rhos pit,22
Salutation[Glanamman,27 Seion chapel,43/45
Seven Sisters Pits,24 Sherbone[Cilybebyll],30
St John's Church[Cilybebyll],5/41 St Johns graveyard[Cilybebyll],34/36
Tabernacle[Pontardawe],5 Tafarn Garreg[Abercrave],6
Twmpath-y-Morgrug land,23 Tymawr[Bettws],24
Tynydderwen[Cwmgors],2 Ty-Twt[Rhydyfro],2
Waun y Coed drift,2/4/11/13/14/24/42 Welsh company,45
Ynystoddeb farmhouse[Gwynfe],39 Ynysygelynen spring[Pontardawe],33

 

Objects

Bob[the ass],33/34 Boxer[imaginary horse],27
Darling[the mare],25 Dolphin[the ass],23
Jack Dai Isaac[the ass],11 Jumbo[steam engine],2
Mary Anne[steam engine],2 Slop policeman,37

     

[Last Updated : 19 Sept 2002 Gareth Hicks]