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This section lists all the materials which have been digitized as part of the Wales-Ohio Project. A selection of audio and video clips is also available. Audio and video >>

The Digital Library currently contains 11517 images from 210 items.
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1858-1860Letters to ‘S. R.’
(SAR00001) Letters to the Rev. Samuel Roberts (‘S.R’.). Amongst them there are 10 letters by John Roberts Jones, Gomer, Ohio.
Collection: NLW ;   Language: English+Welsh; Catalogue ref.: NLW 3265D (36 images)
1881-1885Probate copy of the will of Thomas Roberts of Allen County (1885) and a letter addressed to William W. Roberts [his son] at Gomer, Allen County (1881)
(WOP00084) Probate copy of the last will and testament of the late Thomas Roberts of Allen County, dated 24 August 1885. The original will was made on November 22, 1878 and a codicil dated July 21, 1882. Also included, an envelope and a letter in Welsh addressed to William W. Roberts at Gomer, Allen County [the son of Thomas Roberts], dated October 28, 1881 expressing sympathy following the loss of his wife.
Collection: Ohio/ Private: Kay Studer;   Language: English+Welsh; (8 images)
1883-1892Record book of the Van Wert County Sunday Schools, 1883-1892
(WOP00099) Record book of the Van Wert County Sunday Schools, for schools at Bethel, Horeb, Seion, Salem and Yorkville / Elgin (from 1887 onwards). Resolutions of the United Committee meetings are recorded together with statistics from the various schools.
Collection: Ohio/ Private: Eglwys Bresbyteraidd Salem Presbyterian Church, Venedocia;   Language: Welsh; (244 images)
1888Obituary of Josiah Jones of Gomer, Allen County (1888)
(WOP00093) Obituary of the late Deacon Josiah Jones of Gomer, Ohio, printed on the front page of The Congregational Record: official organ of the Congregational Churches of Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Kentucky Vol. 4, No. 1, January 18, 1888. Josiah Jones was a native of Llanbryn-mair and emigrated to Gomer, Allen County in 1850.
Collection: Ohio/ Gomer ;   Language: English; (2 images)
2002Photograph of the tombstone of Thomas R. Owens of Allen County
(WOP00078) A photograph of the tombstone of Thomas R. Owens of Allen County who died in December 1864 from his wounds received in the Battle of Nashville during the American Civil War.
Collection: Ohio/ Private: Joan Thomas; (2 images)
2003Elinor Ann Ingham, 'Analysis of the sources relating to the emigration of the pioneers of 1818 from Cilcennin, Cardiganshire to Gallia/Jackson, Ohio' (MScEcon Thesis, University of Wales Aberystwyth, 2003)
(TYM00002) A dissertation which focuses on the analysis of sources relating to the pioneers who emigrated from Cilcennin, Cardiganshire to Gallia and Jackson Counties, Ohio in 1818. As an early example within the history of the exodus from Wales to America, the background to emigration is investigated and an account of a particular group of families with details of the individuals, their journey, settlements, and their descendants are provided.
Collection: NLW ;   Language: English; (89 images)

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