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Govilon is to be found just a few miles outside of Abergavenny.  It is a very picturesque village.  Some of my Gwilliams are to be found in the Christchuch cemetry there. 

One of the headstones in Christchurch reads:-  In loving memory of Mary, wife of William Gwilliam, died January 18th 1887 aged 36 years.  Also of Thomas James, son of the above, died April 6th 1887 aged 4 months.  Suffer little children to come unto me.  Also the said William Gwilliam, died September 26th 1932 aged 85yrs.  Peace perfect Peace.
Site owners Notes:-
As stated in "The town of Kinnersley, Herefordshire"  William was my GGGreat Grandfather and Mary was my GGGrandmother.

Other buriels for Christchurch are:
A109.     In loving memory of Martha Ann.  beloved daughter of Charles & Bathsheba Gwillim, died 5th December 1915 aged 18yrs.
A9     Small cross.  2nd row.     In loving memory of Max Howell Gwillim, born June 21st 1928 died April 25th 1932.
A30.     Headsone     In loving memory of my dear mother Eliza Goodwin, died February 27th 1899 aged 67 years.  Verse.  Also Elizabeth Jane, the beloved wife of William Gwillim, who died October 7th 1926 aged 73 years.  And Jesus Called.  (Here I am supposing that Eliza is Elizabeths mother).
A108     In loving memory of Charles Gwillim the beloved husband of Bathsheba Gwillim of Pwlldu, died February 13th 1907 aged 58yrs, also of the said Bathsheba Gwillim who died November 10th 1922 aged 65 years.
B13     Headstone on kerb     In loving memory of Charles George, the beloved husband of Annie Jane Gwillim of Pwlldu, died January 18th 1947 aged 67 years.  Verse.  Also his beloved wife Annie Jane died March 11th 1963 aged 77 years. re-united.
(notes:  I would like to thank Brenda Jones for her help in finding these inscriptions).

William Gwilliam (see the town of Kinnersley, Herefordshire), married Mary Griffiths of Llangattock, Carmarthen.  They lived at :  1 Long Rank,  Llanwenarth Ultra.
Two of their children were born in Govilon and are as follows:-
Mary E Gwilliam born 1878 in  Govilon, Monmouthshire.  Looking for any info
Charles G Gwilliam born 1880  in Govilon, Monmouthshire  Looking for any info.
The other children of William and Mary can be found in the town of  "Pwlldhu, Blaenavon".

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