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Aberdare in Mid Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
 

Abraham Matthews

 
 
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By Cajun Scrambler, June 13, 2020
1. Abraham Matthews Marker
Inscription.  
English
To Commemorate
Abraham Matthews

1832-1899
minister of Horeb chapel, Llwydcoed, who led 57 people from Cynon Valley among the 164 aboard the
Mimosa
which sailed from Liverpool on 28 May 1865 to establish the Welsh Settlement in Patagonia.

Welsh
I goffáu
Abraham Matthews
1832-1899
gweinidog capel Horeb, Llwydcoed, a arweiniodd 57 person o Gwm Cynon ymysg y 164 ar fwrdd y
Mimosa
a hwyliodd o Lerpwl ar 28 Mai 1865 i sefydlu'r Wladfa Gymreig ym Mhatagonia

Ffarwél It Gymru Lanwedd... Hiraethaf Yn Ddiddiwedd...Ond Mae Fy Nghalon I A'm Llaw... Ar Godi Draw D'anrhydedd
November 2015 (Tachwedd 2015)
 
Erected 2015 by Clochdar (The Cynon Valley's Welsh District Paper) and the Cynon Valley History Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 51° 42.791′ N, 3° 26.928′ W. Marker is in Aberdare, Wales, in Mid Glamorgan. Marker is on High Street

Abraham Matthews Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, June 13, 2020
2. Abraham Matthews Marker
just from Green Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18 High Street, Aberdare, Wales CF44 7AW, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Yr Hen Neuadd Farchnad (within shouting distance of this marker); Aberdare Freemasons (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Cynon Valley Combined Services Memorial (about 90 meters away); James Keir Hardie, MP (about 120 meters away); James James (Iago ap Ieuan) (about 210 meters away); Synagogue (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Gadlys Ironworks (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Market Hall (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aberdare.
 
More about this marker. Mounted on the Siloa Congregational Chapel
 
Siloa Congregational Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, June 13, 2020
3. Siloa Congregational Chapel
Built A.D. 1844
Rebuilt A.D. 1855
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 9, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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