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The sadness of Dinas’ long-distance dads

In the 1890s ‘The County Echo’¬†worried about the many women who were left in Dinas without a man to look after them, while their husbands were at sea. Should there be a village policeman to protect them? Equally poignant, however, … Continue reading

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Perished at sea

David Vaughan Clay fell overboard and was drowned at sea when his ship was off the River Plate in S America. His family’s gravestone in Ramah Churchyard, a few minutes’ walk from Tegfan, gives the bare facts. The wonderfully informative … Continue reading

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