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Carmarthen, Dyfed
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Carmarthen and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Family Tree.

ONLY A FEW YEARS AGO THROUGH A FAMILY MEMBER TRACING THE FAMILY TREE DID I KNOW THAT ST PETERS CHURCH HAS LINKS WITH MY ANCESTORS IN THE EARLY 17OO`S, THEY WERE BAPTISED, MARRIED AND BURIED THERE, MY GREAT GREAT GREAT GRANDFATHER THOMAS DODD BORN 1760-1761 WORKED AT FURNACE HOUSE, HE WAS BURIED ON THE 27 MAY 1831, HIS WIFE ...Read full memory

A memory of Carmarthen by Gerald Dodd

Pc On Duty Guildhall Square, Carmarthen 1906.

The Police officer on duty standing on the pavement is my great grandfather, Thomas Rees, Pc No.2, who served from 1903 to 1911 in Carmarthen town. He was one of the twelve ' Coppers' of Carmarthen town, also known as the 'Carmarthen Shilling'. I am currently a serving Police Officer with the Dyfed Powys Police, stationed at Haverfordwest, Pembs.

A memory of Carmarthen by Paul Rees