The Welsh in Australia

Genealogy and Family History

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  • BAYLIS, M. J. The Makeigs of Cardigan: Parkypratt and Sydney, New South Wales. Ceredigion 92 (1981), 174-80
  • BENTLEY, Mollie. Thomas Edwards of Beverley: immigrant, policeman, settler. Carlisle, WA: Hesperian Press, 1985 xiv, 101, [17p]., ports Born in Welshpool, Montgomeryshire; to WA in 1857
  • BLACK, Ian. Migration to Australia. Glamorgan Family History Society Journal 15 ([March] 1988) 27-28 David Jenkins' family from Coity emigrated to Melbourne in 1883
  • BLUNT, Donald Arthur South Wales to New South Wales: family history of the Blunt family also Getty ... Bayley ... Vincent families. D.A. Blunt, 1992. 22, [10], 11, [1]p. William Meredith Blunt from Monmouthshire emigrated in 1883.
  • BOYCE, Marie. Welsh burials at Warrnambool Cemetery 1855-1980 Warrnambool, Vic: Marie Boyce, 1992 [3].
  • CHAMBERLAIN, Dawn. The Allen stories, descendants of William Allen 1821-1882 and Mary Devonald 1818-1881 of Pembrokeshire, Wales. Canberra: Dawn Chamberlain, 1999 126p
  • CHAPMAN, H. S. Welsh immigration to Australia: a case study Gwreiddiau Gwynedd Roots 8 (Spring 1985) 2-9, geneal. table
  • CLWYD, Hafina. Y gŵr o wlad Oz. Y Bedol 28 (7/8) (Gorffennaf 2005) t.20 The reunion of the family of John Henry and Ellen Williams, Pen-y-gaer, Pwll-glas who went to Queensland in 1912.
  • CONWAY, June. Robert Bodycombe and Mary Elizabeth Thomas, Llansamlet, South Wales and Melbourne, Australia. Glamorgan Family History Society Journal 41(March 1996) 9-12
  • COOKE, F.A. Death of a boy immigrant and a bereaved mother's thanks Dyfed Family History Journal 7 (1) April 2000 27-29
  • CORFIELD, Justin J. The Corfields, a history of the Corfields from 1180 to the present day. Justin J. Corfield, Rosanna, Vic, Australia 1993. 352p, ill, coats of arms, facsims, geneal tables, ports, 26cm. Bibliography p.323-326.
  • CROWLEY, Francis. British immigration to Australia, 1860-1914. Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, Oxford University, 1951
  • DANIEL, Eva Doris. Grandfather was a Maldon pioneer. East Kew, Vic: E D Daniel, 1983. 56p. geneal. tables. 0959254900 Isaac Daniel's family emigrated from Monmouthshire
  • DAVIES, John Howard. A Welsh/Australian family: the Gulleys. Glamorgan Family History Society Journal 24 (1991) 6-7
  • DAVIS, Grace. Chivers family history 1804-1989, Wales and Tasmania researched and compiled by G. Davis. New Town, Tas: G. Davis, 1990 124p: ill, facsims, geneal. tables, ports.
  • DIXON, Gwen. Burials with Welsh locations in Ballarat old and new cemeteries by Gwen Dixon and Lois Reynolds. The Ballarat and District Genealogical Society, 1991. 12
  • EDWARDS, Peter H. The Edwards family of Bersham, together with notes on Evans & Price families. Batlow, NSW:Peter H. Edwards, 1997 150p
  • GREEN, Harry. Some Neath emigrants in the nineteenth century. Neath Antiquarian Society Transactions 1978 95-106, 1979 134-145 ports
  • GRIFFITH, E.J. O Lyn i Awstralia ac yn ol Fferm a Thyddyn 17 (Calan Mai 1996) 24-26
  • GRIFFITHS, Martin J. Down under. Glamorgan Family History Society Journal 16 ([August] 1988) 23-24 Mainwaring family, Cwmavon, emigrated to NSW 1860
  • HANCOCK, Susanne The wild colonial boys Cronicl Powys 49 (April 2000) 19-21 50 (August 2000) 40-44
  • HARRIS, Vera. Every life a picture: the autobiography of Daisy Vera Harris, née Peters. [s.l.]: The Press Gang, 1986. 72p ports Peters family from Flint town emigrated to NSW, moved later to WA.
  • HAWKES, G.I. Was your ancestor a gold-miner? Buckley (1994) 18, p.14-15
  • HEARLE, Janet. The Thomas's "The Leicester": a 19th century family of Bridgend. Glamorgan Family History Society Journal 16 ([August] 1988) 3-6, 17, 17 ([December] 1988) 10-15.
  • HIGHAM, Joan. Griffiths family, migrants from Welshpool to Australia. Cronicl 37 (April 1996) 38
  • HOGG, Richard J William K. Thomas and Frances Thomas of Wales: life in Wales and emigration to Australia In Merthyr Historian 9 (1997) 60-74 ports
  • HOOKHAM, Glenys M. Llangurig to Australia Record. Journal of the Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society 12 (Winter 1998) 19-20
  • JENKINS, Kay. From the Mountains of Wales : Jenkins family history - C17th Wales to C21st Australia / Brookfield, Qld.:Kay M. Jenkins, 2002 Jenkins family from Llandeilo area, Carmarthenshire.
  • JONES, Parry Walkabout. Gerringong to Llandrindod Wells Cronicl Powys 51 (December 2000) 21-23
  • KING, William. Autobiography of William King, Glamorgan Family History Society Journal 32 (1993) 6-8, 33 (1994) 8-9. 34 (1994) 2-3, 35 (1995) Born in Neath Abbey, 1839; emigrated to Melbourne in Oct. 1861.
  • KINSMAN, K.L. Writings Canberra: K.L. Kinsman, 1987 vi 133.
  • LANGFIELD, Michelle The Welsh Patagonian connection: a neglected chapter in Australian immigration history International Migration 36 (1) (1998) 67-91
  • LAWRENCE, A.E. Taming the wilderness: one family's contribution to irrigation in Australia. Armadale, Vic.: A.E. and A. Lawrence, 1985. 94p.
  • LEPHERD, Frances. A Surry Hills childhood: 1870 (The Frances Lepherd Manuscript) ed. and with an introduction by Kenneth and Elaine Moon and Terry Kass [Armidale]: University of New England Publishing Unit, 1981. xvii, 43p 0858343932 The author's mother, Ann Lepherd (née Jones) emigrated to Sydney from Cardiganshire in the mid 1850's.
  • MELLEFONT, Arthur Victor. Malenfant families, a further collection of information about the Welsh branch which became Maliphant, supplement 1. Killarney Vale, NSW: Arthur Victor Mellefont, 1989, 66p MELLEFONT, Arthur Victor. Malenfant families, supplement 2. Killarney Vale, NSW: Arthur Victor Mellefont, 1993, 55p
  • MENHENNET, Marion Joy & Keith R. Rees. The Rees family history. Ballarat: Marion Joy Menhennet & Keith R. Rees, 1991 192p Index p. 180-192
  • MOON, Kenneth and Elaine Moon. The Frances Purcell Manuscript: a Welsh childhood in New South Wales, 1870. National Library of Wales Journal 22 (Summer 1981) 92-102
  • MOORE, Deirdre Little Wales: stories of Ingsall Street, Mayfield Eisteddfods and leek soup Newcastle, NSW: Bob James, [1997?] [50]p The family of William Pritchard Roberts of Bangor, Caernarvonshire who emigrated in 1861 to Hobart; later moved to Newcastle
  • MOORE, Olive. Farr from Wales; compiled and written by Olive Moore. [Ringwood East, Vic]: Farr Family Reunion Committee 1988, vi, 59p; geneal. tables, ports 0731635299 The family of Thomas Farr Jones of Llanfyllin, Montgomeryshire emigrated in 1854
  • MORGAN, Stuart L.G. A Welsh Australian journey, 1742-2004. Carlisle. W.A.: Hesperian Press, 2004. ix,152p.
  • NEWMAN, Jennifer. Emigration from 19th century Wales with particular reference to South Australia. Unpublished Honours Degree in History Thesis, Flinders University of South Australia, 1981
  • O'NEILL, Dorothy. Memories of a Welsh childhood. HenleyBeach, SA: Seaview Press, 2004. 121p The author originally from Blaenclydach, Rhondda.
  • PERROTTET, Anthony. Drowning in the Murrumbidgee River scheme. Geo 122 (June-Aug 1990) 52-59 An account of the Welsh who emigrated to Leeton, NSW from Patagonia, Argentina in the early 1900s
  • PHILIPPS, A. No borrowed gold. Perth, WA: Access Press, 1982. 161p Autobiography of a Welsh migrant who settled in Western Australia in 1920's; set mainly in Kojonup area
  • PHILLIPS, Ian. Scraps of the life of an emigrant miner Glamorgan Family History Society Journal 53 (March 1999) 33-37, 54 (June 1999) 38-40
  • PIONEERS of the North West Plains, volume II; compiled by Kath Mahaffey. Moree: Moree and District Historical Society, 1982. 121p Jones family from Co Radnor, Wales, p.74-6 Williams family from Brynaman, Glamorganshire, p.114-117
  • PRITCHARD, L. Ar goll yn Awstralia. Gwreiddiau Gwynedd Roots 26 (Ebrill 1994) 12-14
  • READER, Jean The name is Davies. Dyfed Family History Journal 7 (1) April 2000 30-32
  • REES, Cynthia. From Trelogan to New South Wales Hel achau 75 (January 2003) 24-28
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  • ROGERS, Kevin A history of the Rogers and Burton families. Dickson, A.C.T. : Kevin Rogers, 1991. vii, 53p.,[28] leaves. John Rogers, born in Llanpumsaint, Co. Carm, emigrated to Queensland in 1876.
  • ROWLANDS, D. G. John Rowlands and 'Little Wales' (Australia) Glamorgan Family History Society Journal 42 (June 1996) p.32-34
  • SCALE, Grant. The Scale family of Pembrokeshire and Australia. Alexandra, Vic: G. Scale, 1990. 175p, geneal. tables, maps, ports Bibliography p.174-5
  • TEMPLE, Margaret Goers & Shicers: early days at Moonlight. Castlemaine: Castlemaine Mail, [1980?] [76]p 0959453008 Lewis family, originally from Bala, emigrated to Victoria in 1854
  • THOMAS, Norman. From Bendigo and Tarnagulla to Dolau Cothi. Neath Antiquarian Society Transactions 1988/9 p.99-101
  • TUDOR, G. D. C. The Tudors of Welshpool. Torquay: G.D.C. Tudor, 1990. 120p Part Two: 'The history of the Tudor family in Australia' p.70-79
  • WALKER, Lesley In search of the copper smelters Glamorgan Family History Society Journal 45 (March 1997) 6-8
  • WALKER, Lesley 'Your fair and sunny land...': an emigrant family from Blaenavon Gwent local history 82 (Spring 1997) 10-15
  • WEBB, Rachael Ann. From Caerau to the Southern Cross Port Talbot : Alun Books, 1987. 0907117465
  • WELSH people found in Australia Gwreiddiau Gwynedd Roots 33 (November 1977) 50
  • WHITLEY, Gill. Hope and tragedy in Melbourne. Daily Post 7.10.2004 p.9
  • WILLIAMS Family The story of John Williams who was transported from Wales in 1806 as a convict to NSW Australia. His Welsh background and the history of his family in Australia since then.
  • WILLIAMS, Ian C. The story and family tree of the Williams' family from great, great grandfather John 1807-6-12-1881 to grandfather Walter williams, 8-6-1863-29-11-1924 his wife Sophie, 29-5-1861-6-1-1941 and their family. [Kyneton, Vic.]: I.C. Williams, 1991. 156 ill., facsims, maps, ports. John Williams from Monmouthshire and later Shipbourne, Kent, emigrated to South Australia in 1851.
  • WILLIAMS, Lesley, Dorothy Moffat & Thomas Ll. Williams. If the Leichhardt tree could talk; an account of the establishment of the Williams family in Mackay, Queensland, by Lesley Williams, with contributions by Dorothy Moffat (née Williams), Thomas Ll. Williams of Bangor, North Wales and other members of the family. Tamborine North, Queensland: L. M. Williams, 1987. 328p, geneal. tables, ports. 0731601416 The descendants of John Henry Williams of Bethesda and Bangor
  • ZRNA, Bronwyn. Some Welshmen in Victoria, Australia in 1888. Hel Achau 15 (Gwanwyn/Spring 1985) 19-20

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