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1871 census Nantyglo
« on: Tuesday 22 March 22 13:15 GMT (UK) »
On the 1871 census in Nantyglo there is a transcription for a town called Garmach.

I believe this transcription to be incorrect but I just cant find a likely replacement, help rootschat

in the 1871 Wales Census

1871 Wales Census
 
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Name:   Henry Smith
Age:   25
Estimated Birth Year:   abt 1846
Relation:   Son
Father's Name:   Francis Smith
Mother's Name:   Mariah Smith
Gender:   Male
Where born:   Bradford, Wiltshire, England
Civil parish:   Aberystruth
Ecclesiastical parish:   Nantyglo
Town:   Garmach
County/Island:   Monmouthshire
Country:   Wales
Registration district:   Bedwellty
Sub-registration district:   Aberystruth
ED, institution, or vessel:   5
Household schedule number:   40
Piece:   5316
Folio:   88
Page number:   8
Denham [Hertford & London], Carter [Somerset], Francis, Badger [Pembroke, Glamorgan]

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Re: 1871 census Nantyglo
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 22 March 22 13:34 GMT (UK) »
I think it must be Garn fach.


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Re: 1871 census Nantyglo
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 22 March 22 13:49 GMT (UK) »
That's the same as Garn fach 

V was dropped many years ago

PS - further to my reply #1

https://britishplacenames.uk/garn-fach-blaenau-gwent-so193102#.YjnU2DXLc2w
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Re: 1871 census Nantyglo
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 22 March 22 16:10 GMT (UK) »
Thanks both, I am local and did'nt think the original writing looked like  Garn Fach but when I have had another look and enlarged it it definitely is Garn Fach.

Thanks again Rootschat

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Denham [Hertford & London], Carter [Somerset], Francis, Badger [Pembroke, Glamorgan]