Congratulations on finally tracking down the elusive Priscilla.
Ah! the fun of the chase :-))
I think I've got David's mother in 1861:
RG9/4127, folio 70, page 4, sch. 18, Gwastadau (hamlet), Talley
Anne Thomas, head, widow, 76, farmer 54 acres, emp. 1 lab. & 1 boy, b.
Benjamin Thomas, son, marr., 30,
farmer,............................................. b. Talley
Esther Thomas, dau-in-law, marr., 24, farmer's
wife,............................. b. Llanegwad
David Thomas, grandson,............. 12, farmer's
servant,........................ b. Llandilofawr
They are enumerated at schedule 18 and at schedule 19 are Priscilla and
Let me know if you don't already have the entry for David & Priscilla.
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Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 7:56 PM
Subject: [Dyfed] correct spell, locate residences in CMN, THOMAS, WILLIAMS
Hello list: I have the identity of my Priscilla. She is Priscilla
widow, farmer, married David Thomas, bachelor, farmer, 11 June 1850 at
Parish Church in Talley.
David s/o David Thomas Farmer and Priscilla d/o William Williams,
David Thomas residence Cwmgwiddil
Priscilla Williams Morgan residence Pwlldefaid
David Davies residence Dany Cappel FOUND maybe (across from David's name)
?Bon?jn? Griffith residence Cwmcerrig (across from Priscilla's name)
Mainly hoping that narrowing down where they were living might help me
the place to look for father of David Thomas, David Thomas in the 1851
I did begin to look through the 1841 census and began with Talley and did
find at Dany Capel farm in Hamlet of ?Gwai?tade?, David Davies age 40
with ? Elizabeth Davies age 60 with three young children. There is a David
Thomas age 20 ag lab, in the next house (unreadable). And three houses
F forest? Farm is a David Thomas age 60 farmer with Anne age 55 with two
children and an infant. There is also another David Thomas age 20 with
Thomas age 60 w Elizabeth age 55 on Cilhaul? Farm in the Hamlet of
As you can see I am all over the place. Maybe my question should be, now
that I have their names and residences what do I do next -- besides
finding the names of another generation -- Special thanks to RINA and PAT
everyone else who has helped me look for this family.
Thank you very much, Cherie Lynn and David, in Maryland
Glamorgan FHS # 6258
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