Bletherston Parish

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bletherston https://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/PEM/Bletherston GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bletherston in Pembrokeshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time. http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/4546 Holloway Whitehook https://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/print/#zoom=14.26&lat=51.8663&lon=-4.7804&layers=171&b=1

5 Emigrate to United States

5 descendants of John and Theodocia Nicholas of Whitehook, Bletherston, Pembrokeshire, Wales emigrated to various parts of the United States between 1881 and 1913. 1881 1. Benjamin Lewis Nicholas (1856-1939) Benjamin and his wife Margaret Beynon were the first members of the Nicholas family to emigrate to the USA in 1881. Birth: 12 March 1856, […]

Was Benjamin L. Nicholas apprenticed with Richard Phillips?

In the 1871 Census of England and Wales Benjamin’s occupation is listed as ‘Tailor’s apprentice’ but it gives no indication of who the tailor could have been. However recent investigations into the 1871 Census have identified a possible candidate – Richard Phillips. Richard was born in New Moat in about 1830. In 1858 Richard married Hannah […]