Genealogy Projects tagged with Welsh on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Welsh emigration to Australia

    It is believed that the eastern coast of Australia reminded Captain James Cook of the coast of South Wales (especially the Vale of Glamorgan coast, which he knew), hence the name he gave to it, "New South Wales". The first European colony in Australia was in New South Wales, beginning with the First Fleet of 1788. Welsh people numbered amongst these first settlers, and continued to arrive in th...

  • British Mine workers (non-coal)

    British Mine workers (non-coal) Pictured right Wealden Iron Ore Pits For British Coal Miners please go to: Mining has occurred in Great Britain since approximately 2700 BC. A diverse range of minerals has been extracted by underground mining, ranging from industrial minerals such as limestone through to precious metals like gold. Plans, sections and shaft information exist, recording many...

  • British Coal Mine Workers

    British Coal Mine Workers=Coal mining in the United Kingdom probably dates to Roman times and took place in many different parts of the country. Britain's coalfields are associated with Northumberland and Durham, North and South Wales, Yorkshire, Scotland, Lancashire, the East and West Midlands and Kent. During the 1980s and 1990s the industry was scaled back considerably. In 2013, there were t...

  • Notables of Welsh background

    Notables of Welsh background 1200-1699 Cydafael Ynnyd 1212-- Einion Sais 1380-- Meyrick (Meuric) ap Llewellyn 1480-1538 Sir Thomas Chaloner of Guisborough (The Elder) 1521-1565 1700-1899 Thomas Jefferson 1743-1826 Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865 John Pierpont Morgan, Sr 1837-1913

  • Welsh Americans

    Welsh Americans / Americanwyr Cymreig Welsh Americans are Americans whose ancestry originates wholly or partly in Wales. In the 2008 U.S. Census community survey, an estimated 1.98 million Americans stated that they had Welsh ancestry, amounting to 0.6% of the total U.S. population. This compares with a population of 3 million in Wales. However, 3.8% of Americans appear to bear a Welsh surnam...

  • British Film Actors

    British Film Actors This is a list of notable actresses and male actors from the United Kingdom. This list includes acting people of film, radio, stage and television. Please take the time to link GENi profiles to the names in the following lists (using bold links) , and add unlisted British film actors and actresses who are not yet included. How to add a link is explained in the document -...

  • Witter Family of Jamaica

    Work in Progress Recent search Collaborators needed This project is for people from Jamaica with the Witter surname. Please join, add profiles, post and add pics and discussions. Summary Witter Notables References and links

  • Historic Buildings of Flintshire, Wales

    Historic Buildings of Flintshire, Wales See Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Rhuddlan Castle See Table of Welsh Place names (Table listing where places are in Current [Post 1974/1996] Welsh Counties/Historic Counties

  • Early Welsh ancestry

    If you have an interest in areas of the Historic Tree in Wales then this is your project. Initially the purpose of the project will be to clear up tangles that have evolved from mass merging but hopefully as we travel we hope to ensure the sources are reliable and the overviews informative and well researched and increasingly this will become the focus of this project. Anyone not familiar...

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  • Notable Victorians

    Notable Victorians Lots of changes took place during the Victorian era (1837 to 1901), and many people made important contributions to Victorian society in a wide variety of different ways. This project will help to learn more about some of these notable Victorians: Queen Victoria ...

  • Historic Buildings of Pembrokeshire, Wales

    Historic Buildings of Pembrokeshire Wales Image right - Pembroke Castle See Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page See Table of Welsh Place names (Table listing where places are in Current [Post 1974/1996] Welsh Counties/Historic Counties

  • Orange Vale Coffee Plantation, Portland, Jamaica

    This project is about the coffee plantation that existed at Orange Vale, Portland Parish (formerly St. George) in Jamaica, 1780-1850. See accompanying article of same name.a Summary Jamaica Surveyed by BW Higman says about Orange Vale (not to be confused with Golden Vale): Few plans of Jamaican coffee plantations exist for the years before 1800. One of the earliest is Robert Leslie's plan...

  • Kings of Ancient Britannia

    This project will keep track of the kings of ancient Britain, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland beginning with the Roman invasion of Britain in 55 AD to 1066 AD at the coronation of Harold II and beginning of the Middle Ages. Naming Conventions We will use titles in the native language. Cadeyrn Fendigaid ap Gwrtheyrn did not speak English, so he was never once called "King of Powys." His title w...

  • Historic Buildings of Glamorganshire, Wales

    Historic Buildings of Glamorganshire, Wales See Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Caerphilly Castle See Table of Welsh Place names (Table listing where places are in Current [Post 1974/1996] Welsh Counties/Historic Counties HELP is always welcome - Please get involved!! If you have information about any of the Buildin...

  • Historic Buildings of Cardiganshire, Wales

    Historic Buildings of Cardiganshire, Wales See Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Aberystwyth Castle See Table of Welsh Place names (Table listing where places are in Current [Post 1974/1996] Welsh Counties/Historic Counties HELP is always welcome - Please get involved!! If you have information about any of the Buildin...

  • Historic Buildings of Anglesey, Wales

    Historic Buildings of Anglesey, Wales See Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Beaumaris Castle See Table of Welsh Place names (Table listing where places are in Current [Post 1974/1996] Welsh Counties/Historic Counties HELP is always welcome - Please get involved!! If you have information about any of the Buildings mentio...

  • Historic Buildings of Merionethshire

    Historic Buildings of Merionethshire, Wales See Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Harlech Castle HELP is always welcome - Please get involved!! If you have information about any of the Buildings mentioned below please share it here. If you have ancestors linked to any of the places please add them to the project.

  • Historic Buildings of Monmouthshire, Wales

    Historic Buildings of Monmouthshire, Wales Historic County Image right - Ragland Castle See Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page See Table of Welsh Place names (Table listing where places are in Current [Post 1974/1996] Welsh Counties/Historic Counties HELP is always welcome - Please get involved!!

  • Welsh Family migration to the New World

    This project is set up to track Welsh, Walsh, Welch, Walshe, etc. Family members who migrated to the New World, especially the Caribbean and North America. Summary Notables Locations Jamaica Robert Welsh arrived in Barbados or Jamaica in 1690. Robert Welsh arrived in Barbados or Jamaica in 1691. Robert Welsh arrived in Jamaica in 1725. Robert, age na, arrived in Jamaica in 172...

  • Historic Buildings of Radnorshire, Wales

    Historic Buildings of Radnorshire, Wales Image right - An aerial view of Maesllwch Castle near Glasbury set in glorious parkland enjoying a commanding position overlooking the beautiful Wye Valley near Glasbury. (Now in Powys) Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page See Table of Welsh Place names (Table listing where places are in Current [Post 1974/1996] Welsh Counties/Hist...

  • Historic Buildings of Montgomeryshire, Wales

    Historic Buildings of Montgomeryshire, Wales Now in Powys Image right - Powis Castle See Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page See Table of Welsh Place names (Table listing where places are in Current [Post 1974/1996] Welsh Counties/Historic Counties HELP is always welcome!! If you have information about any of the Buildings mentioned below please share it here...

  • Historic Buildings of Denbighshire, Wales

    Historic Buildings of Denbighshire, Wales See Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Denbigh Castle See Table of Welsh Place names (Table listing where places are in Current [Post 1974/1996] Welsh Counties/Historic Counties HELP is always welcome!! If you have information about any of the Buildings mentioned below please share it here. If you have ancest...

  • Historic Buildings of Brecknockshire, Wales

    Historic Buildings of Brecknockshire, Wales Now mainly in Powys - Borough of Brecknock parishes of Penderyn and Vaynor went instead to the Cynon Valley and Merthyr Tydfil districts in Mid Glamorgan, whilst the urban district of Brynmawr and the parish of Llanelly from Crickhowell Rural District became part of Blaenau Gwent Image right - Brecon Castle See Historic Buildings o...

  • 1918 lnfluenza Pandemic - British Isles: Survivors

    1918 lnfluenza Pandemic - British Isles: Survivors "I had a little bird  its name was Enza  I opened the window,  And in-flu-enza." (1918 children’s playground rhyme)  Pleased add to this project any profiles of survivors of the 1918 "Spanish Flu" pandemic resident in the UK" To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator ...

  • Castles in Wales

    Wales has over 600 castles. According to Wales.com, they have more castles per square mile than any other country in the world. It is possible to visit ancient castles here. Battles were fought with the Celts, the Romans, the Saxons and the Vikings. This project includes a list of castles and profiles will include those who lived there. National Trust The National Trust are responsible for seve...

  • Welsh / Welch Family of Panama

    This project is to research and find out more about the Welsh/Welch/Walsh and other related families in Panama, who originating in Jamaica, West Indies. What can you do here? Ask questions. Collaborate on your research. Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific area. Problem finding an ancestors , open a discussion here and we all try to help S...

  • Tretower Court

    Tretower Court= Tretower Court is a medieval fortified manor house situated in the village of Tretower, near Crickhowell in modern-day Powys, previously within the historical county of Breconshire or Brecknockshire.Local & national importanceThe Court evolved from the adjacent Tretower Castle site and is a very rare example of its type, in that it shows the way in which a castle gradually devel...