Gwenllian Walters’ Family Bible



Gwenllian Walters’ Bible (1854): in her own words


Front paper:

 

Gwenllian Walters, Pentwyn, Her Book.  March 7 1854

 

Her Family History (translated from the Welsh as shown on previous page):

 

“Richard Morgan and Gwenllian Walters were married on the 3rd of October 1854.

 

Richard son of Richard and Sarah Morgans Gel[l]fain was born in October 1828.

 

Gwenllian daughter of John and Margaret Walters Pentwyn was born on 23rd May 1827.

 

Sarah daughter of Richard and Gwenllian Morgans Pentwyn was born on June 5th 1855 at half past one in the afternoon in the 20th day of the Moon.

 

John Ifor Morgan son of Richard and Gwenllian Morgan was born on March 15th 1857 at half past twelve in the morning in the 19th day of the Moon.

 

John died on March 25th 1857 aged 11 days.

 

Margaret daughter of Richard and Gwenllian Morgan was born on March 11th 1859 at half past six in the morning in the 18th day of the Moon.

 

John Walter Morgan was born on January 20th at 12 o’clock in the morning 1861 in the 9th day of the Moon.

 

Ann Morgan daughter of Richard and Gwenllian Morgan was born on November 15th 1864 at eight o’clock in the evening.

 

Richard Morgan was born on October 14 at one o’clock in the morning 1868 on a Monday morning when the Moon was full.”


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