Thanks for the input, I have not been on this list before, and only on 1
Welsh one when 'looking for the impossible' which is probably why I never
found it. I just thought the book should have a better home than possibly a
hole in the ground if it wasn't bought from the op shop. They can only keep
books for so long then its .......................
Have a good day.
Sue in Gippsland
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Rowlands" <drowlan1(a)bigpond.net.au>
To: "Dyfed List" <DYFED(a)rootsweb.com>
Sent: Sunday, July 29, 2007 3:28 PM
Subject: Re: [Dyfed] Joseph Jenkins 1818-1898 - His time in Australia
Might I add that I have a copy of this and recommend it.
I think we may have discussed it before on this or the Ceredigion list.
On 29/07/2007, at 9:25, Sue Given wrote:
> I sent this to a list earlier on, but it was a list that is no
> longer used much. I have to thank Dai Bevan for alerting me to
> this, otherwise I would be still wondering why no one replied,
> thank Dai, appreciate you taking the time.
> "Joseph Jenkins was born in 1818 at Blaenplwyf in the parish of
> Llanfihangel-Ystrad, Cardingshire, West Wales. He died at the age
> of 80 in 1898 [possibly in Trecefel?]. He had an uncle David
> Davies 1745 - 1827."
> The above information came from a book written by William Evans,
> grandson of Joseph. The book is called a "Diary of a Welsh Swagman
> 1869-1894". It was published in 1975 and was extracted by William
> from Joseph's diaries of his time in Australia.
> I found the book in an op shop and it is looking for a home. I
> thought that anyone researching the family might like the book if
> they don't already have a copy. Some might not even know of its
> existence. The book is FREE, however, it is requested that the new
> owner PAY POSTAGE.
> If anyone wants it, it is first come, first serve.
> Have a good day.
> Sue Given
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