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Dutch author’s book documents 20 years of research on his Llanelli family

DUTCH author Elwyn Schreuder from Rotterdam has written a book based on 20 years of research into his Dutch and Llanelli based family.

The book, which contains lots of old family photos and documents is titled ‘Where Does Elwyn Come From’.

His Welsh family, the ‘Roberts’ (from his grandfather’s side) comes from Felinfoel, Llanelli. The family ‘Lloyd’ (from his grandmother’s side) came from the Newcastle Emlyn area.

Elwyn said: “Writing this book was possible thanks to the help of my living family members.”

“It was not easy to get back further than around 1775 as records were lost or did not even exist”.

“As the families were Baptists or Non-Conformist it was difficult to find out which Chapels they had attended in the past time.”

The book is available for purchase directly from the writer. Email editor@llanellionline.news if you would like to buy a copy.

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