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Offline mrs griff

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Grave stone transcription help please
« on: Thursday 29 December 16 17:10 GMT (UK) »
Can any RC member help with this transcription hope the letter are OK as some were difficult to read on the memorial .
    Ai Marw raid I mi,
    A Rhoi fy nghorphilawr !
    A raid i'm henaid ofhus floi
    I dragwyddolded mawr !

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Mrs griff

Glamorgan, Merioneth,Caernavon
Roberts,  Williams.
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Re: Grave stone transcription help please
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 29 December 16 18:05 GMT (UK) »
Do I have to die
And put my body down
Must my fearful soul flee
To great eternity.

2nd line - A rhoi fy nghorph i lawr (modern spelling would substitute 'ff' for 'ph'
3rd line - A raid i'm henaid ofnus ffoi

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Re: Grave stone transcription help please
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 29 December 16 18:22 GMT (UK) »
Thank you so much for that translation .
Mrs griff
Glamorgan, Merioneth,Caernavon
Roberts,  Williams.
Census Information is Crown Copyright www.nationalarchives.gov.uk