Pictures of some of the Gwenlan people.....
My parents, Thomas John Gwenlan and Florence Mary Willis (known as Mary) on their wedding day, 17th October 1959. Thomas was born on 29th December 1926 at Protheroes Cottages, Scwrfa, Dukestown, Tredegar
This picture was taken outside 65 Pen-y-lan Road, Argoed, Bedwellty
This is me, aged 7, at school in Cardiff.
And me aged 14 in Teignmouth.
Our wedding day, 9th June 1984. From Left to right - Thomas John Gwenlan, Ann Gwenlan (nee Reed), Ann, Me, Gladys Gwenlan (nee Hogan). John Gwenlan and Allan Gwenlan. John & Allan are my father's brothers, Gladys' sons.
Gladys May Gwenlan (nee Hogan), my Grandmother with me in about 1962. She was born in 1901 and died in Redcar in 1990.
|These two pictures were taken in Pontllanfraith, Blackwood in about 1962...|
Thomas Gwenlan and Gladys (nee Hogan) - my Grandparents, taken about 1958:
Thomas Davies & Beryl Davies - becoming Beryl Crosby (the Bride) in 1957, with Thomas & Gladys Gwenlan
(Thomas' son John had not long married Beryl's sister Elizabeth):
And Elizabeth Davies, aged about 16, Beryl's sister, John's future wife:
Here is Lydia Hogan, nee Lewis, Gladys' Mother (my Great Grandmother) Lydia was born in 1879, married John Hogan on 13 Maarch 1898, but died in 1907 of TB, when Gladys was 4 years old. She also left behind Lily aged 7, William aged 6, and Margaret aged 2....
Some other Gwenlan's - all related, but not on my "direct" line.....
This is Brynley Gwenland, a member of the Tredegar Juniors Thursday Football Team in 1908:
|Thomas Gwenlan, 1872 - 1961||William Vincent Gwenlan (1905 - 1983), Ruth his wife (nee Snewin) (1911 - 1986) and Muriel Gwenlan (1913 - 1955)||Eddie Charles Gwenlan (1915 - 1994)|