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Arthur and Elizabeth Ann Price

Arthur and Elizabeth Ann Price in earlier years

Arthur and Elizabeth Ann Price

Arthur and Elizabeth Ann Price in later years

The Family of Arthur Price and Elizabeth Ann Davies, Abercanaid and Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen

Compiled by Alan James Price (editor@hrmguide.net)

Arthur Price (1890-1951) was born on May 16 1890 (on parish register) to Thomas James Price and Rosa Madia Thomas. He was born at Wern Cottage, Llanfihangel Talyllyn, Breconshire (now Powys). Arthur was a colliery coal tipper living with John Walter Price in 1911. He married Elizabeth Ann Davies (Annie) (1894-1949) born 36 Gethin St, Abercanaid on January 21 1894. She was the daughter of Timothy Davies and Mary Williams.

Arthur and Annie moved to the Welsh-speaking villages of Cwmgors and Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen in West Glamorgan. Arthur died on October 14 1951 at 14 Neuadd Rd, Gwaun Cae Gurwen. Annie died at 2 Colbren Square, Gwaun Cae Gurwen on June 12 1949. Both are interred at Llanfair churchyard, Cwmgors. Arthur and Elizabeth had 5 children:


     
    Vivian Price

    Vivian Price

  • Vivian Rees Price (1917-1949) born at 35 Nightingale St, Abercanaid on January 25 1917. He died at Mount Pleasant Hospital, Swansea on December 18 1949 and was interred at Carmel Cemetery, Gwaun Cae Gurwen.

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    Mervyn Price at Ghiza

    Mervyn Price at Ghiza

    Mervyn Price and Sphinx

    Mervyn Price and Sphinx

  • Mervyn James Price (1918-1981) an Electronics Engineer born March 17 1918 at 35 Nightingale St, Abercanaid. He served with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) in Malta, North Africa and Italy during World War 2 and the Allied Control Commission in Germany after the war. After marrying in 1947 he lived at Colbren Square, Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen and Cwmamman Road, Glanaman. Married Nora Jones (1923-2014) in 1947. He died at the West Middlesex Hospital, Isleworth on April 29 1981 while visiting his son and daughter-in-law and was interred at Hen Bethel, Glanaman, Carmarthenshire. He is survived by his son, daughter and grandchildren.

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    Mervyn Price in Alexandria

    Mervyn Price (left) in Alexandria 1943

    Mervyn Price, Oldenburg 1946

    Mervyn Price, Oldenburg 1946

  • Selwyn Price (1919-1969) born at 35 Nightingale St, Abercanaid on July 5 1919. He married Dilys May Evans (1926-2002) at Rhydyfro, Pontardawe, Glamorgan on June 30 1945. He died at Morriston Hospital, Swansea on February 14 1969. He is survived by son and grandchildren.

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    Selwyn and Dilys Price

    Selwyn and Dilys Price


     
  • William Dervyl Price (1922-1964) born in Cwmgors, Glamorgan on September 8 1922. Married Iris M Morgans (1925-196?) in Swansea on March 23 1946. They lived at 14 Neuadd Rd, Gwaun Cae Gurwen. William Price died in Swansea Hospital on September 4 1964. They had one daughter Elizabeth Noleen Price (1947-2009) born Glanaman hospital, December 26 1947, passed away suddenly at her home in Spain, leaving her husband and also children and grandchildren in the UK.

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    William Dervyl Price

    William Dervyl Price (right)

    William and Iris Price

    William and Iris Price

  • Gwyneira Price (1924-1924) born Cwmgors, Glamorgan on June 21 1924 and died October 18 1924. Interred Llanfair churchyard, Cwmgors.

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