A man shoved Sally and her Mum Jane out of the way and saved them.
I contacted Donna and discovered that we are related.
Since then, Donna has shared her family tree with me and helped me discover my relatives and it has opened up a huge door of family knowledge that I didn't know.
On the 6th June 1841, Robert lived with his parents and siblings at Frith y Bont, Caerhun.
His father Hugh Roberts was aged 35, and farming, and his mother was Catherine Roberts, aged 30.
They ran down the hill where a lady was shouting out of the window for them to catch her child.
They were desperately trying to help her when a boulder threatened to land on them.Hugh Roberts was aged 48 and a farmer of 20 acres, born Trefriw, wife Catherine was age 43, children Mary was 20, Robert was age 13.On the 2nd April 1871, at Frith y bont, Caerhun, were Hugh Roberts 69, farmer of 58 acres, wife Catherine, 64, Robert 32, farmer's son, Anne Williams domestic servant and Hugh Roberts a visitor and scholar.Also living with them were William's cousins, Ruth Knee 15, and Henry Knee age 13, both also born in Great Harwood. Father John Booth was 40 born Blackburn and a general labourer. Their children consisted of Richard 17, a cotton cloth bleacher, John Booth was aged 50 and still a gardener, wife Mary was 48, Robert 22 a labourer/plasterer, Mary 18 a cotton weaver, Agnes 15, Luciana 13, Joseph Taylor son in law, 23, Kate Taylor 20, and Adeliza Battersby granddaughter age 3.Ten years later on the 31st March 1901, the family were living at 7 Mill St, Great Harwood. Father; John, Gardener Witnesses; Joseph Taylor & Kate Taylor. William next married Margaret Mary Scholes, daughter of Ralph Scholes and Sarah, in 1945 in Darwen.This section is aimed at families with connections in the Dolgarrog and Llanrwst area in the Conwy Valley, who are happy to share their family histories here.