Document referenceHRA/D424
Level of description Fonds
TitleWatkins (John Watkins) family of Hughesovka papers
Date1909-1914
Creator(s)Family of John Watkins
BackgroundThomas Watkins went to Hughesovka with his father, John Watkins, step mother Elizabeth and sisters, Florence and Augusta. While in the Ukraine he met and married Alexandra [?née Podkapaiva]. Alexandra’s sister also married a Welshman, a Mr Williams, possibly another Hughesovka worker. John Watkins died in Russia and was buried there, and the remaining family (including Alexandra’s sister) returned to Wales. Alexandra and her sister kept in contact with their family in the Ukraine.
DescriptionPhotographs of Ukrainian relatives of Alexandra Watkins, sent to her after she moved to Wales.
LanguageEnglish
Extent0.001 cubic metres (8 photographs)
Physical characteristicsGood condition
AppraisalAll records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Archives have been retained.
Source of AcquisitionThe granddaughter of John Watkins
Conditions of accessNormal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.
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