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1 MAP: England Circa 1875 (2 sheets)

Black and white maps, printed on two 18" x 24" sheets. The set:, Reproduction map of original
Counties, villages, and towns are identified in both England and Wales, as are the important railways and roads. Can be dissected and mounted to make a large 2' x 3' map.
Price: 12.95 USD



2 MAP: Map Group for North and South Wales

NOT on website as of 1-30-09, Reproduction map of original
Includes maps [R 1], [R 24] and 12 small county maps [GB72-GB83] (see maps [R ] and [R 24] All 14 maps
Price: 23.95 USD



3 MAP: Map Group for North Wales

NOT on website as of 1-30-09, Reproduction map of original
Includes map [R 1] and 6 small county maps [GB72], [GB75], [GB77-78], and [GB80-81] (see map [R 1] All 7 maps
Price: 12.95 USD



4 MAP: Map Group for South Wales

NOT on website as of 1-30-09, Reproduction map of original
Includes map [R 24] and 6 small county maps [GB73-74], [GB76], [GB79], and [GB82-83] All 7 maps
Price: 12.95 USD



5 MAP: North Wales

Black and white map, printed on 18" x 24" paper., Reproduction map of original
Encompassing the shires of Anglesea, Flint, Caernarvon, Denbigh, Merioneth, and Montgomery, this finely detailed map was drawn by John Bartholomew and published by Adam and Charles Black in 1869. Showing rail, cross, and coach roads, as well as towns and villages, this important map will be useful to anyone researching in the above areas.
Price: 7.95 USD



6 MAP: South Wales -1869

Black and white map, printed on 18" x 24" paper., Reproduction map of original
Similar in size and style to our map of [R 1] North Wales, this Bartholomew - Black map includes the counties of Pembroke, Cardigan, Radnor, Brecknock, Glamorgan and Caermarthen. Shows rail, cross and carriage roads, as well as towns and villages.
Price: 7.95 USD

Calvinists Incorporated: Welsh Immigrants on Ohio's Industrial Frontier, Anne Kelly Knowles

7 Calvinists Incorporated: Welsh Immigrants on Ohio's Industrial Frontier
Anne Kelly Knowles
366 pages, 6 x 9, paperback, University Of Chicago Press
Bringing immigrants onstage as central players in the drama of rural
capitalist transformation, Anne Kelly Knowles traces a community of
Welsh immigrants to Jackson and Gallia counties in southern Ohio. After reconstructing the gradual process of community-building, Knowles focuses on the pivotal moment when the immigrants became involved with the industrialization of their new region as workers and investors in Welsh-owned charcoal iron companies. Setting the southern Ohio Welsh in the context of Welsh immigration as a whole from 1795 to 1850, Knowles explores how these strict Calvinists responded to the moral dilemmas posed by leaving their native land and experiencing economic success in the United States.
Knowles draws on a wide variety of sources, including obituaries and
community histories, to reconstruct the personal histories of over 1,700
immigrants. The resulting account will find appreciative readers not
only among historical geographers, but also among American economic
historians and historians of religion.

Table of Contents
List of Maps, Figures, and Tables
Guide to Pronouncing and Interpreting Welsh Place-Names
Common Elements in Welsh Place-Names
1. Historical Geography of Welsh Emigration to the United States, 1795-1850
2. The Context of Choice: Internal Migration
3. The Context of Choice: Emigration and Settlement
4. Charcoal Iron and the Welsh
5. The Moral Context of Migration
A. Occupations of Cardiganshire Natives in the Merthyr Tydfil Area, 1851
B. Jefferson Furnace Company Land Agreements
C. Cn Newydd
A New Song
D. Welsh Immigrants to the Jackson
Gallia Settlement
Price: 29.00 USD



8 The Early Welsh Settlers of Oneida County (New York)
Erasmus W. Jones
5x8, paper, 13 pp, Heritage Books
Lists early Welsh settlers to Oneida County, New York from New England and Pennsylvania.
Price: 3.50 USD

Early Church Records of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Volume 3: The Welsh Tract, John Pitts Launey

9 Early Church Records of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Volume 3: The Welsh Tract
John Pitts Launey
(1997), 2005, 5x8, paper, index, 336 pp, Heritage Books
Welsh traditions and language date well before the Roman invasion. Early names consisted of three elements: the given name, the father's given name, and the parish of residence. Traditionally, the first-born son took the given name of the father, and the word "mab" (meaning "son of") was used to designate the father. During the seventeenth century, "mab" was often corrupted to "ap" or "ab," with some names replacing the last syllable with a possessive "s" instead of using "mab," "ap," or "ab." All of these forms were still in use when the Welsh Tract was settled across northern Delaware and Chester Counties. This volume contains records from the Radnor-Haverford-Merion Monthly Meeting, the St. David's Protestant Episcopal Church, and the Darby Monthly Meeting. The Radnor-Haverford-Merion Monthly Meeting records include Welsh births, Pennsylvania births, burials, marriage certificates, certificates from Wales, minutes (1684-1800), and "Meeting for Suffering." The St. David's Protestant Episcopal Church records are limited to births and baptisms. The Darby Monthly Meeting records cover births, deaths, early wills, marriage certificates, certificates of removal, and minutes (1684-1800).
Price: 26.00 USD

Second Stages in Researching Welsh Ancestry, John Rowlands and Sheila Rowlands, eds.

10 Second Stages in Researching Welsh Ancestry
John Rowlands and Sheila Rowlands, eds.
Paper, 5.5 x 8.5", 362 pp., 1999, Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc

Price: 21.95 USD



11 Welsh Family Coats of Arms
Robert J.C.K. Lewis
1995, 5x8, paper, 100 pp, Heritage Books
"...The surname (in Wales) is in many cases no clue to the stock from whence the family derived. A much surer method by which the paternal stock can be determined is to ascertain the coat of arms that the family has borne, even though it may be unrecognized by the Heralds' College.'" An alphabetically arranged collection of thumbnail sketches gives biographical and historical data, some of which date from as early as 350 A.D., during the days of the Roman Empire. The information includes where they lived or what territory they ruled, as well as many of the legends associated with King Arthur, magicians, saints, warriors, and more. A comprehensive bibliography provides researchers of Welsh genealogy with the resource information they need to begin their own investigations.
Price: 25.00 USD

Welsh Fairy Book, W. Jenkyn Thomas

12 Welsh Fairy Book
W. Jenkyn Thomas
256 pages, 5 1/4 x 8 1/2, paperback, Dover Publications
Definitive treasury of more than 80 traditional Welsh tales includes such favorites as "Elidyr's Sojourn in Fairy-Land," "Pergrin and the Mermaiden," "The Cave of the Young Men of Snowdonia," "Goronwy Tudor and the Witches of Llanddona," "A Strange Otter," "Nansi Llwyd and the Dog of Darkness," "The Bride from the Red Lake," "Lowri Dafydd Earns a Purse of Gold," and many more, sure to delight fairy tale lovers of all ages.
Price: 7.95 USD

Wales in America, William Jones

13 Wales in America
William Jones
280 pages, 6 x 9, paperback, University of Scranton Press
Between the years 1860 and 1920, around 80,000 Welsh immigrants settled in the United States. A striking feature of Welsh settlement during this period is the concentration of Welsh in one state: Pennsylvania, and within it, the north-east Pennsylvania anthracite coalfield. In 1900, over 17 percent of Welsh immigrants were living in and around the cities of Scranton and Wilkes-Barre in an area about twice the size of the Rhondda Valley.
This book focuses on Scranton, the epicenter of Welsh America during its golden era. The author examines cultural life, the literary and musical societies, eisteddfodau and religious groups as well as other aspects of popular culture such as insobriety and sports that the leaders of the Welsh community frowned upon. The author also analyzes the self-image of Welsh America as reflected in its own newspapers and periodicals; the relationship of the Welsh with other ethnic groups; and, of course, the anthracite industry which, in its boom years, drew thousands of skilled Welsh miners across the Atlantic.

Table of Contents
List of Illustrations
Table of Appendices


I. The Public Face of Welsh Scranton
II. The Welsh and Scranton's Anthracite Industry
III. Welsh Cultural Life in Scranton
IV. Gilding the Dragon: Fairs, Bards and Empire Loyalists
V. The Cracked Mirror


Price: 25.00 USD


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