born in 1879 at the age of 29, he married
one of a total of 23 children born to Penry and
Elizabeth Morgan of Upper Cwmbran, although only 16 children
Frances were married at Newport Registry Office April 21, 1908.
Gillard (nee Morgan)
They had 5
children, Anne, Jack, Gwynneth, Muriel and Elizabeth.
These children eventually married Jack married May Combes,
Gwynneth married Thomas McGuire, Anne married
Vivian (John) McGuire (Toms half-brother), Muriel married
Harry Powell and Elizabeth (Bet) married Fred
Jack, Gwyn and Anne
Bet, Jack and Anne
On December 20, 1926, Frances died at the Royal Gwent Hospital,
Newport from (a) Toxaemia of Pregnancy and (b) Cardiac failure. She is
buried in the Cwmbran Cemetery
William and his second
married Elizabeth Roberts. William's occupation at the
time of Frances's death was as a coal miner and in later years he
worked at an Aluminium works in Newport.
William died January 26, 1961. He died from (a) Myocardial
Degeneration (b) Chronic Bronchitis (c) Chronic Cholecyctitis. He was
His death was registered by his son Jack. At the time of his death, he
was living at 62, Wharf Road, Newport, Mon.
ashes are buried in the Garden of Remembrance at the Gwent Crematorium,
in Plot 12.
plot 12 where the ashes of William Gillard are buried. Each plot is
marked by 4 numbered tree's and the photo above is taken across the
diagonal of the plot.