Memories of Carmarthen
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
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.