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Searching for Rhandirmwyn ancestors.

The relevant ancestors are Charlotte Thomas and John Davies, both born in 1816. Charlotte died in 1868 and John in 1873. My starting-point was an early 19th-century Welsh Bible inherited from my grandmother. The first flyleaf contains some handwritten details … Continue reading

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Nantymwyn Lead Mine

I am researching the history of the Nantymwyn Lead Mine, Rhandirmwyn.  I am interested in the people, the characters who ran the mine and those who worked there, their stories and their legacies.  Many left for America and settled mainly … Continue reading

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Video of the Upper Tywi Valley

Please click on the link and view a wonderful film made by Paul Harry of the Rhandirmwyn and Llyn Brianne area.

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Llandovery Sheep Festival

On 28th and 29th September 2013 we had a number of photographs at the Dyfed Family History Society display which was in the showroom of Castle Garage, Llandovery. It was a very successful weekend and gratitude to Beryl Morgan, Handel … Continue reading

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Galleries

We apologise for the galleries being taken off line but we have had problems with the transference to the latest version of SmugMug our hosting site.  At last the work is nearly complete.  The galleries will be back on line … Continue reading

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School Magazines

At last we have completed copies of the Rhandirmwyn school magazines for 1959, 1960 and 1961. To view please click on the link below http://www.rhandirmwyn.net/school/magazine.html

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New Photographs

We have recently obtained some excellent new photographs. They have been included in our gallery – Tom Lewis Collection.

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