The Harding Family of Garden Cottage, Nantyderry
The Lewis family of No.1 Saron Cottages
Thomas’s daughter Mary married Josiah Lewis.
Ada Morgan, Daughter of Mary and Josiah Lewis.
Daniel and Eliza Lewis, Thomas’s son and daughter in law.
The Shepherdson family of Twyn Cecil
Reuben Shepherdson, born Goytre 1877, the son of William and Emma (nee Williams.) Image from ancestry.co.uk.
Gwatkin family of Church Farm
Sophia Eliza Watkins.
Morgan family of The Wern
Frederick Louis Byrde, (photo kindly supplied by Harriet Burgato, a desendant of his).
This wonderful photo was taken outside Church Cottage, Nantyderry, in the early 1900’s.
Sarah Dobbs (nee James) and family of Beech Cottage No. 2, circa 1910.
William and Annie Jones and Family, 1 Park View.
“Rees the Police”
Evan and Jane Morris
The family of John Jones who was parish clerk at St. Peter’s for nearly 40 years, employed by the Rev Thomas Evans.
Edwin Jones (son of John Jones), his wife Edith (nee Gwillim, born Llanover 1868) and three of their four children, Beatrice, Ethel, Gladys and Charles. Edwin was born at Lapstone cottage in 1867, he worked for GWR all his life working his way up to a railway inspector, he was on the train when Roderick MacLean attempted to assassinate Queen Victoria.
(Edwin’s sister Jane married Evan Morris (see Morris family above) and is the authors Great-Grandmother).
Jane Jones, daughter of John and Jane, born at Lapstone cottage 1855. She married Evan Morris.
This is Martha Griffiths born Goytre 1855, probably at Glan-y-nant. Her father Joseph was born in Goytre, her mother Martha was born in Mamhilad. Thank you Janet Morris for this lovely photo.
Henry Charles Ford born 1857 and Laura Annie Smith born 1860 in Nantyderry, their father was the schoolmaster at Nantyderry School,. The family had left the parish by 1861, their father, Charles Wilson Smith was a Baptist student in 1861. Permission to use the photos kindly given by Mark Watson.
Martha Jones (Rosser) Bwrgwm Cottage, her son John Jones , and grandsons Richard (Dick) Jones and Garth Jones.
John Watkins born Goytre 1858, the son of Charles, (also born in Goytre 1818) and Elizabeth Jones. Photo kindly provided by Ann Williams.
William Francis Brain from Pontypool who died whilst playing cricket at Goytre Hall on the 20th May 1922 aged 45 of Cardiac failure. Photo kindly supplied by Malcolm Down
Mathew Roberts with his mother Martha. He was born at Penystair in 1882 where his father Thomas was farming 35 acres, his mother Martha Neate was born in Goytre 1846.
George Roberts and his daughter Mary Jane, born in Monkswood but moved to Goytre. George lived at 2 Greenfields, Mary Jane with her husband Charles Jones and family lived at Mill Cottage Pantglas. The children are Mary Jane’s grandchildren Eileen and Beryl, photo taken about 1913. (Images from ancestry.co.uk)
Susan Parry, born Pentwyn, Goytre in 1900, she is the daughter of James, farmer and Emily Arnold. Image from ancestry.co.uk.
Francis Charles Bevan, born Goytre in October 1881, the son of William and Mary Ann Walkley. Image from ancestry.co.uk.
These photos are of Elizabeth Watkins, born Glan-y-nant in 1852, she is the daughter of Charles, born Goytre 1818 and Elizabeth Jones also born in Goytre in 1826. Images from ancestry,co,uk.
John James Wait, son of James and Louisa of the infamous Vicar and the well story. John was born in 1867 at Wern Verig.
This photo of Elizabeth Louisa Alexander and her husband William Pulling Griffiths who she married in Llanvair Kilgeddin 1891. Elizabeth was born in Goytre in January 1873, the daughter of Thomas and Harriet Prior. Image from ancestry.co.uk.
This photo, taken from ancestry.co.uk is of Richard Plaisted and Ruth his daughter by Mary Lewis. Ruth was born in Llanover in 1817 but they lived in Goytre.
Thomas James born 1837 in Goytre, the son of Henry and Elizabeth. Image from Ancestry.com.
William Morgan and his daughter Leah. William was born in Goytre in 1825, the son of John and Margaret. He later emigrated to Australia. William died in 1912 at Eastwood South Australia. Photo kindly supplied by Bruce Morgan.
Ann Jones, born Goytre 1839, she married Isaac Jeremiah, born Mamhilad in 1861. Image from ancestry.co.uk.
John Evans born Saron Cottages 1893, he is the son of John and Minnie Cousins. Image from ancestry.co.uk.
Thomas Davies born Goytre 1832, he married Ann Cobner in 1855. Margaret his daughter was born in Goytre 1866, also Margaret with her son Thomas Charles Horlor. Photos by kind permission of Jon Horlor.
Frederick George Jones, born Goytre 1893, the son of Amos and Rose Louisa Roberts. Image from ancestry.co.uk.
Born in Goytre March 1853 is Emma Jane Powell. She emigrated to Nebraska in 1871 where she married Lemuel Charles Griffin. Images from ancestry.co.uk.
Hezekiah Mathews, born February 1867 in Goytre, the son of Henry and Sarah (nee Wicks). Image from Ancestry.co.uk.
Kathleen Honor Stewart Davis born at The Nutshell October 1920. She is the daughter of Florence Matilda (nee Stinchcombe) and Jack Davis. The family emigrated to Fremantle Western Australia in 1924. Permission to publish kindly given by Philip Lande, Australia.
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