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Offline Quarryman

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Cilcain
« on: Wednesday 20 June 18 19:57 BST (UK) »
My ancestor Harry ap John moved from Llansannan to Cilcain (or Kilken as it is in bishops transcripts)
in the early 1700s. I thought he would be an agricultural labourer and work on the land, but I have since learned that Cilcain "had an industrial history". Does anyone know what this industry was.

Harry married Mary Davies "of Aberchweeler" in 1741.
Roberts, Caernarfon. Thomas, Caernarfon. Kite, Kent.

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Re: Cilcain
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 20 June 18 20:39 BST (UK) »
Lead mining and gold mining according to the village website ;D
https://web.archive.org/web/20060613234954/http://www.cilcain.demon.co.uk:80/old.html

And drinking, apparently?!
Garrad (Suffolk, Essex, Somerset), Crocker (Somerset), Vanstone (Devon, Jersey), Sims (Wiltshire), Bridger (Kent)

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