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Mary Elizabeth Griffiths known as May was born in Noumea 5 October 1921. She was the daughter of Edward Griffiths who was a Welsh man and Mary Payne born in Australia. Her father Edward mined for Chrome in Noumea but later returned to Sydney.
May was married twice. To her first husband (no name) she had two daughters YVONNE AND FRANCIS. With her 2nd husband LAURIE FLOYD she had a daughter SUSAN who was an Equestrian.
Laurie and May lived in Millionaires Row/Canal Gold Coast. I think May died in Paradise Waters Queensland Australia. One of her daughters either Yvonne or Francis was a school teacher or married to a school teacher (possibly English) and lived in either Orange or Griffiths.
Her daughter SUSAN FLOYD lived at some time in Nerang Queensland. Susan was an Equestrian.
May's sister Peggy died in Brisbane in September 1997.
Would love to make contact with Yvonne, Francis or Susan.
The photo below is left to right, Peggy Betfort (nee Griffiths) May and husband Laurie Floyd
Edward (Ted) Griffiths and brother Albert who emigrated from Wales to Australia went mining in New Caledonia for Chrome. Albert died there. Edward had three daughters May, Peggy and Madeline. Trying to trace what happened to family of Edward.
My great grand parents
Evan GRIFFITHS married Elizabeth JARMAN from Kerry Montgomeryshire Wales. Elizabeth was born in Llandinam Montgomeryshire and Evan was born in Trefeglwys Montgomeryshire.
1901 Census they lived at 29 Victoria Street Llanwanno Glamorganshire.
Evan is stated as being a Carpenter.
David Thomas GRIFFITHS born 20/08/1879 died 3/12/1879 aged 3 months
John Jarman GRIFFITHS born 7/04/1881
Mary Elizabeth GRIFFITHS born 20/10/1882
Hannah Matilda GRIFFITHS born 26/10/1887
Edward David GRIFFITHS born 8/02/1890
Phoebe Margaret GRIFFITHS born 9/05/1892 died 26/04/1948 (in Wales)
Hendry Humphrey GRIFFITHS born 8/02/1897
Daniel Gomer GRIFFITHS born 26/12/1899 died 7/02/1900(aged 6 weeks Albert Richard GRIFFITHS born 25/06/1902 died 6/5/1946 Noumea
Evan GRIFFITHS (father) died March 26th 1905 aged 47 and is buried in Mountain Ash Cemetery,Wales. The address listed is 54 Kennard Street, Ynysboeth, Glamorganshire,Wales.
In an old Welsh Bible of Evan GRIFFITHS'S it says in the front Evan Griffiths, Cwmydail?
Elizabeth GRIFFITHS (mother) emigrated to Australia with her sons Edward (Ted), Hendry, Albert, John (Jack) and wife Alice Gwen (Evans) and grand daughter Delys.
Delys Elenada Griffiths was the daughter of Elizabeth's deceased daughter Mary Elizabeth Griffiths who was married to Issac Perrit. She married John Kingsford in 1936 in Sydney, NSW. She had one son called Gordon Warwick Kingsford.
Ted GRIFFITHS went to Australia to play football/rugby so that is why the family emigrated.
Elizabeth GRIFFITHS died 26th October 1944 at 90 Redfern Street, Redfern, Sydney where she lived with her daughter-in-law Alice. The family business was either a dry cleaning store or laundry.
Her sons Albert and Ted lived in New Caledonia, mining for Chrome.
Henry lived in Melbourne and Phoebe in Mid Wales. John, Mary, David Thomas and Tilly were deceased.
Her grandchildren in Australia at that time were Delys KINGSFORD(nee GRIFFITHS)who had a son Gordon born at St Ronan's Private hospital, Borrowdale Road, Sydney, NSW, Australia in 1938.
Also a grandson John RASCEY GRIFFITHS who was in the AIF and had been brought up by his Uncle John (Jack) Griffiths and wife Alice. John married a Cecille Joan VIDLER and they had children Susan and Michael.
A Mrs Mary JACKSON was mentioned.
I would like to find Australian relatives of
Edward (Ted) GRIFFITHS whose daughters were
Mary-Elizabeth born October 5, 1921 in Nouma
Madeleine, Mathilde born July 19, 1923 in Nouma
Peggie, Edna was born on July 16, 1931 in Nouma died in Brisbane (Australia) on 1 September 1997. 1st marriage to BOYER Ren children? Gustave, Georges, Dsir. 2nd marriage BETFORT Marc children? Ren, Narcisse,
Gordon KINGSFORD son of Delys.
Also any family members related to the GRIFFITHS'S family in Wales particularly Glamorganshire.
Alice Gwenllian GRIFFITHS (nee Evans) widow of John Jarman Griffiths visited Wales and died over there.
GRIFFITHS Peggie, Edna was born on July 16, 1931 in Nouma died in Brisbane (Australia) on 1 September 1997.
Wife in 1st BOYER Ren noce, Gustave, Georges, Dsir and 2nd BETFORT Marc noce, Ren, Narcisse.
Daughter of Edward David Griffiths
Born 8 February 1890 Montgomeryshire Wales , United Kingdom
Mary Elizabeth Perret (nee Griffiths) BORN 20 October 1882 in Manafon, Montgomeryshire Wales
DIED - Pontypridd Glamorganshire 1913 age 31.
Husband Issac Perret 1883 - 1947
Father Evan Griffiths mother Elizabeth Jarman 1861 - 1944
Children of Mary and Issac:
Evan George Perret 1904 -
Mary Lavinia Perrett 1905 -1992
Annie May Perret 1907 -
Dellis Elenard Perret born 1910 died in NSW Sydney married John Kingsford.
Issac remarried Elizabeth Maud McPherson 1897 - 1960
Children: Lilian M Perret 1916 -
Stanley James Perrett 1917 -1997
William H Perrett 1919 - 2008
Albert Royston Perret 1923 -
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