Journal

Ystrad Alun, is the Society’s in-house Journal .  In the past it has been published annually, but we are now in a period of transition.
It contains articles written by members of the society and from people outside the Society. “SEE LIST BELOW”
Backed by a Lottery Heritage Grant in 2000, we produced our first physical copy – We are now looking at producing future copies electronically, and archiving our previous issues within this site.

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Articles in back issues of

YSTRAD ALUN

Some of which are still available to buy from the society

Or a full set can be viewed at Mold Reference Library, Earl Road, Mold, CH7 1AP

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Journal No.

The Bronze Age gold ceremonial cape from Mold

K. Llovd Gruffvdd.

1

Fox in Church Yard.

J.D.Griffiths.

1

The place-names Ystrad Alun, Yr Wyddgrug and Moldsdale.

H.W.Owen.

1

Mold Market & Fairs Charter of 1732,

Browsing through our parish records.

R .K. Matthias.

1

Crime and Disorder in the Parish of Mold during the Eighteenth Century.

K .L loyd Gruffydd.

1

The life of John Blackwell (Alun), 1797-1840.

D. R. Hughes.

1

Severin Lehmann : Clock and watchmaker of Mold, c1860-83.

V. Harley.

1

Digio Daniel a Blino’r Blaenoraid.

P.Lloyd.

1

The earliest Nonconformist Chapel in Mold?

 Old Rhydymwyn, 1902-1920.

A.Hughes.

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A stroll around Mold visiting some shops in the 1930s.

M.Foulkes.

1

Luftwaffe over Mold.

A. Llovd Davies.

1

The Flintshire County Nursing Association.

J. B. Lewis.

1

Cameos of eminent Mold personalities of the late Nineteenth Century.

R. E. Griffiths.

1

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Names of the Townships of Ystrad Alun.

Dr. H . W. Owen.

2

The Argoed Hall Colliery disaster of 1837.

K. Lloyd Gruffydd.

2

Henry Hughes (1825-1904) : Survivor of the Argoed Hall Colliery disaster of 1837.

K. E. Hughes.

2

A genealogical investigation in two countries and an artist of Welsh descent: a new book of local interest.

P. Lloyd.

2

Memories of Hendrefigillt.

D. R. Hughes.

2

Memories of Mold and District, 1940-1951.

M.E. Foulkes.

2

Preparing for the worst : Civil Defence in Flintshire, 1948-68.

Dr. T. L I . Jones

2

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The Manor and Marcher Lordship of Mold during the Early Middle Ages, 1039-1247.

K. Lloyd Gruffydd

3

A brief memoir of the artist Richard Wilson R.A. (1714-1782).

J. Farington

3

Three Fantasies or Caprices.

D. J. P. Johnson.

3

Bob Hayes, known as ‘Yr Hen Fanister’ of Nercwys

P. Lloyd.

3

Daniel Owen’s Advice : ‘ Walk! Walk! Walk! ‘

R Griffiths.

3

Well and truly planted.

P. Lloyd.

3

A New Town Hall for Mold in 1912.

D. R. Hughes.

3

David Rutter Thomas : ‘A true and faithful servant.’

Q.H.R. Dodd.

3

A glimpse of Mold and its Urban District Council in the 1920s.

H. V. Harley.

3

Life at the Rhosesmor Sand and Gravel Quarry.

M. E. Foulkes.

3

Notes and Queries

J. Foulkes. E. Pierce.

3

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Breaking the Mould

J. Cole.

4

Gwysaney and the Davies-Cooke family

D. R. Hughes.

4

Briefs and collections made in Mold Church in 1661

A. T. Keene.

4

The Lions Club of Mold, 1726-c. 1742.

Q.R.H. Dodd.

4

Mold Cotton Factory

D.J.P. Johnson

4

John Ambrose Lloyd (1815-1874)

Dr. G. Wynne.

4

Mynydd Isa Colliery, 1873. The development of Elementary Education at Mold, c. 1834-1902.

N. Piatt.

4

The Diary of Edward Parsonage (1844-1928), Part 1: 1891-1900.

R.E. Griffiths.

4

Mold’s Song

G. Morris.

4

Mold’s adoption of a submarine

M. E. Foulkes.

4

And you thought the kids were naughty….

A R. Cattermoul

4

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Early Christianity in Ystrad Alun

Ken Lloyd Gruffydd.

5

Plas Teg : An example of the influence of the Jacobean court in Flintshire

Diane J P Johnson

5

The story of Llong Chapel

Quentin R H Dodd.

5

19″ Century memories of’ Nercwys School

Philip Lloyd.

5

Early Soccer at Mold

Colin Hampson.

5

The Diary of Edward Parsonage, Part 2 : 1901-1911,

Rhiannon Griffiths.

5

A visit to Gwysaney Hall in 1913

Thomas Edwards

5

Memories of Mold

Glyn Morris

5

Memories of Ruby Brickworks, Rhydymwyn.

Barbara Lowens.

5

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Old Mold

David Raymond Hughes

6

Daniel In Extremis,

Philip Lloyd

6

The Diary of Edward Parsonage (1844-1928), Part 3

Edited by

Rhiannon Griffiths

6

Growing up in Mynydd Isa and Sychdyn before 1932.

Quentin R. H. Dodd

6

Memories of Sasiwn y Plant.

Ron Parry

6

Mold’s role in World War Two Espionage.

Mike Devlin.

6

An update on. The XSite • Rhydymwyn Valley Works.

Tim LI. Jones

6

My Mate : True stories of a bygone character : Part 1.

Mervyn Foulkes.

6

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The Holy Wells of Ystrad Alun

K. Lloyd Gruffydd.

7

The Jubilee Tower on Moel Fama

D.R. Hughes.

7

The Buddicoms of Penbedw

C. Halsall.

7

Madame Maud Douglas Adams – Per ores Pencerddes Gwalia

Q.R.H. Dodd

7

The Sculptor and the Novelist

P. Lloyd.

7

The Diary of Edward Parsonage (1844-1928), Part 4 : 1919-1927.

R.E. Griffiths.

7

Growing up in Wartime

N.E. Hansford.

7

Trevor Harley and a Flintshire landscape.

J. Morris.

7

My Memories of the Harleys

P. Lloyd.

7

Holidays from Hell!

G.A. Gatley

7

My Mate : true stories of a bygone character, Part 2

M.E. Foulkes.

7

The Sculptor and the Novelist: Answers to the Questions in the quiz.

P. Lloyd.

7

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Mold Castle and its Environs.

R. J. Silvester.

8

Lead : A backdrop to Mold.

Diane J. P. Johnson.

8

The Mold Riots

Mike Devlin.

8

Old Mold

David R. Hughes.

8

‘There was an old person of Mold…’

Philip Lloyd.

8

Living at Llwynegrin from 1924.

Quentin R. H. Dodd

8

Memories of Mold Central School Days

Brian Bennett.

8

Around Mold : O gwmpas Yr Wyddgrug

David Rowe

8

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Mold, St. Marys and the early Tudor Court.

Diane J P Johnson.

9

John Leland’s visit to Moldsdale, 1536-9.

Derek Williams.

9

Baptising in the River Alun in the early Nineteenth Century

Ken Lloyd Gruffydd.

9

Local Lead Miner Struck Gold.

Neville Dunn.

9

Old Mold

David R. Hughes.

9

A short walk down Memory Lane.

J.D. Griffiths.

9

The Besom Man.

Winston Lea.

9

The Rhual Baptistry : Additional observations.

Rhiannon E. Griffiths.

9

Shops and Ceremonies : Mold 1923. 1923

Philip Lloyd

9

A Gem of a Schoolmate.

Neville Dunn.

9

Coming Soon!

David Rowe

9

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Ystrad Alun – a karst landscape.

Derek Williams

10

Joseph Eaton, Llewelyn Eaton and Daniel Owen.

David R. Hughes.

10

Richard Harrison (1743-1830): weaver and Wesleyan preacher.

J D Griffiths.

10

An interesting old bill of 1909.

David R. Hughes.

10

Some notes on David Williams and Morgan Morgans of the Alyn Tinplate Works, Mold.

Geraint Morgans.

10

Mold’s Monumental Mistakes.

Philip Lloyd.

10

Another Kelly and Another Keene..

Quentin R H Dodd..

10

Rhydymwyn Race Course.

Roy Francis.

10

Vesicant Storage at Antelope Field, Rhydymwyn and Woodside, Northop.

J Alan Fellows.

10

The Eisteddfod Chair Mystery.

Nancy Hansford

10

Shocking Railway Accident

D J P Johnson

10

Early Twentieth Century advertisements

10

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John Evans’ Map of North Wales, 1797.

Derek Williams.

11

The Mining Industry and Labour Migration in Mold & District.

David Rowe.

11

John Dafis, Nercwys.

Revd. Eirlys Gruffydd.

11

Henry Roberts, Bryn Awel, Mold : Grocer, Miller and English Presbyterian. 1827-98.

David R. Hughes.

11

The Women’s Land Army in the Mold area.

Shirley Walls.

11

Growing up in Sychdyn during the 1940s and 1950s.

Jennifer Harley & Miriam Hagan.

11

Daniel Owen : A Moving Tale,

Philip Lloyd.

11

Early Discoveries at Bailey Hill / Bryn y Beili

11

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A Royal Collection at Mold Museum

Derek Williams.

12

Early Coalmining in Ystrad Alun

Ken Lloyd Gruffydd.

12

The bells of the Parish Church : St.Mary the Virgin, Mold.

The Ven. T W Pritchard.

12

In the Stock with egg on my face!

Ken Lloyd Gruffydd.

12

Plas ym Mhowys and the Flintshire Shale Oil Industry

Quentin R H Dodd.

12

Miscellaneous Eighteenth Century Observations

Daniel Owen – The Little Devil

 Revd. Eirlys Gruffydd.

12

Watkin & Roberts, Drapers of Mold

David R.Hughes.

12

A Milford Street childhood

Renee Owens.

12

Another Moving Tale

Philip Lloyd.

12

New Brighton : Parts 1 & 2.

Brian Bennett &

Derek Hughes.

12

Announcing a new book ~ T. W. Pritchard’s Mold: Town and Country

12

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Mold Gold cape – 2013 Investigations

David Rowe

13

There were two gold capes!

Ken Lloyd Gruffydd,

13

Excavation of the Pentrehobin ring-ditch : Trial Excavation and Survey,2010.

N E Jones

13

Miscellaneous Eighteenth Century Observations Part 2

13

Place-names and Ystrad Alun’s forgotten History.

K Lloyd Grufrydd.

13

A Tribute to Tony Cattermoul

Cllr R C Bithell

13

Survey of Bailey Hill, Mold, 2007.

Dr. R J Sylvster.

13

Richard Wilson and the Welsh Landscape.

D Williams.

13

Gwyllym Lloyd Wardle( c. 1761-1833 ) of Hartsheath and the Duke of York Scandal of 1809.

K Lloyd Grufrydd.

13

Bows and Arrows between the rivers Alun and the Dee.

TheVen T.W.Pritchard.

13

Reminiscences of Wales by Hugh Lloyd Parry ( 1865-1950 ).

Revd. Eirlys Gruffydd.

13

The Fireside Phantom.

R E Griffiths.

13

The Staff of Daniel Owen School.

B Bennett.

13

Honouring a Crimean Veteran

R E Griffiths.

13

Sychtyn/Sychdyn/Soughton : Memories of the 1950s and the 1960s

B Bennett

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