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People Connected to Cardiganshire

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  • Gwaithfoed Fawr Ap Gwrydr Hir, of Tegeingl (c.955 - 1038)
    See Darrell Wolcott, -- for untangling of these lines. (January 10, 2016; Anne Brannen, curator) ************ birth date c. 955 death date 8 May 1038. ?? Note: GWAETHVOED (VAWR,) a prince of ...
  • Sir John Glynne, MP, Lord Chief Justice (c.1603 - 1666)
    EDUCATION: Westminster School; matriculated at Oxford (Hart College), 1621; Barrister-at-Law of Lincoln's Inn, 1628. OFFICE: Bencher, 1641. OFFICE: Recorder of London, 1645-1648. OFFICE: Serjea...
  • Gwenllian "Gwennie" Edwards (1844 - 1912)
    The above photo of Gwennie Davis Edwards was found on The record for her there shows that she was born July 1844 in Drefach, Cardiganshire, Wales. This record indicates that she was the t...
  • Margaretta Shelby (c.1655 - 1696)
  • Catherine Davies Shelby (1697 - 1754)
    The Parish records in Tregaron, Wales, show that the people of Tregaron gave Catherine a petticoat as a wedding gift for her marriage to Evan Shelby.

People Connected to Cardiganshire

Historic County of Wales

(Sir Aberteifi or Ceredigion)

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How to use this Page

  1. Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Cardiganshire to this project.
  2. You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of Cardiganshire Families on Geni below (don't forget to link their profiles to the project as well). These would usually be male! Please restrict people added to the list to the earliest head of family!

Note People with links to Cardiganshire can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.

People connected to Cardiganshire can also be linked to the following projects.

Historical and Political people

- accommodated by the project Historic Cardiganshire] (to follow) which covers the History of Cardiganshire and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category.

Famous or Notable People

Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please visit Cardiganshire - Famous People and add them to the listing there.


People from Cardiganshire who went to the "New world" and were early progenitors in those countries. Where the earliest ancestor is known please add them to the list of "Cardiganshire families on Geni" below if that was their roots, or to the appropriate county project.

Where the earliest known ancestor is the emigrant add them to the list below. In some cases if there is a project that covers them in detail please link the project.

To participate in any project

- you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the project using the request link under "actions" at the top right of the page. Visit Geni Wikitext, Unicode and images which gives a great deal of assistance. See the discussion Project Help: How to add Text to a Project - Starter Kit to get you going!

How to add a link is explained in the document - Adding links to Geni profiles in projects.


Heads of Cardiganshire Families on Geni

Names with Bold links are to Geni profiles. Other links take you to external biographical web pages.

























Emigrants from Cardiganshire

Please add the names of people from Cardiganshire who settled in the "New World"


South America

United States



South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

Other Pages for People Connected to Welsh Counties

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