Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 

2015

 

Topics covered

 

1. Certificates:-

Birth

General Register Officer (GRO), 1836

Marriage

Marriage Act, 1753

"An Act for the Better Preventing of Clandestine Marraige"

Marraige Act, 1836

Death

Burial in Woollen Act, 1666-80

Burial Act, 1857

2. Military Service Papers

MOD (Ministry of Defence)

Commonwealth War Grave Commission www.cwgc.org

3. Remembrance Sunday

30,000 Welshmen sacrificed their lives First World War

Private Owen Owen, first man to be killed, August 1914

Private Bryn Chapman, last man to be killed, November 1918

Military Headstones

Swansea Cenotaph

2,274 First World War Names

500 Second World War Names

5. Zulu War

 

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