Based on my research of my own Borth mariners I would say that he was
probably buried in a cemetery in Valencia, rather than at sea. I'd suggest
that you check the Cambrian News for an obituary which may give further
details. The MI for his wife or parents sometimes also give details.
If this is difficult for you to do then I'm willing to check for you next
time I go to Aberystwyth, probably within the next couple of weeks. I can
also check any MIs in New Quay, I live at Aberarth, if you provide the
From: dyfed-bounces(a)rootsweb.com [mailto:email@example.com] On
Behalf Of Buddug Hollett
Sent: 22 March 2012 12:00
Subject: [Dyfed] mariner's death
Thanks to the seamen's records on 'Find my past' I've been able to find
the death record of a family member from New Quay .He died in the Provincial
hospital in Valencia in 1910 .
Anyone know what the procedure would be regarding the burial ? As a mariner
,would he have been buried at sea or as he died 'on land' would it have been
in a cemetery in Valencia ?
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