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St David's Cemetery, Carmarthen
A special place with a unique history
Churchyard & Grounds
Repairs to the Grade II stone boundary wall
Grave markers and their historical importance
Restoration of some of the memorials (part one) “before and after”
Memorial Restoration (part two)
“EVANS THE BOAT” -THE EXTRAORDINARY FIND OF A MISSING MEMORIAL
What’s in a Name
William Spurrell, 1813-89
Joseph Park Brodribb 1798-1875
Job Cook 1829 -1897 & Henry Davies (father in law) 1789-1869
Margaret (Maggie) Jones 1883-1895
Captain John Jones – Master Mariner 1825 -1901
The Venerable David Archard Williams 1796 – 1879
The Nicholas Family – Water Street, Carmarthen
Master Mariner George Jones – Tragic Hero
The Sackville Gwynne family,the Triple Harp and the Royal Connection.
CWGC Great War memorials
George Nott 1780 – 1855
Sergeant Major John Morgan 1775-1852. The United Kingdom’s longest serving soldier.
John Kyle, 1807 -1870, a remarkable & courageous soldier who changed the course of American military history
George Rees ( Caradog Bach ) a celebrated musician and fisherman 1862 – 1908 and his missing memorial
John Samuel –an incredibly brave soldier who cheated death twice, and came face to face with the Duke of Wellington himself 3 days before the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.
Commander Griffith Grismond Philipps RN -the last survivor of the battle of Navarino, and his part in Greece’s Independence.
The Reverend Albert William Parry MA.BSc.DSc. Principal of Trinity College Carmarthen for 40 years from 1909 to 1949
The Reverend Thomas Jones 1775 – 1857. Chaplain of Carmarthen Gaol & his part in creating British legal history.
Sarah Woollaston, her attendant and the Will that never was.
The Charles family, and a triple tragedy with the loss of their three young children within the space of six weeks.
JAMES WARDLE – SURVIVOR OF THE CRIMEAN WAR & INDIAN MUTINY
BENJAMIN RICHARDS 1842-1877 By ANDREW MILLER
JAMES AND BEATRICE CURTIS…… BY EMERITUS PROFESSOR TONY CURTIS BA. MFA. D.Litt. TRUSTEE OF THE THOMAS & ELIZABETH MAYHOOK CHARITY
William Price of 24 Mill Street Carmarthen
THOMAS HANCOCK 1836-1875 -A GUARD ON THE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY & HIS TRAGIC ENDING
The LAPHAM children & the 3 “P’s”
Police Sergeant David James of Carmarthen Borough Police Force and the triple tragedy of death by drowning.
“Mr Jones – A respectable old man” & the moral outrage that followed his death in September 1848
JAMES BAGNALL 1808 – 1889 & FATHER OF SIXTEEN CHILDREN
VITORI PEDELINA 1798 – 1876 A Swiss Clockmaker, Hawker, and General Dealer.
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