Familie Kampen blijft na in Swansea , item 24
- February 27, 2019 20:56:33 Stella Watkin
A professional black and white photograph of the family of the wife of Alphonse Joseph François Kampen 9.2.1888 - 17.12.19, taken in front of Tanybryn Villa, Lower Cwmtwrch, Swansea Valley by D.E. Evans of Commercial Street, Ystalyfera.
left to right: the younger sister of his wife Marguerite Van Opdorp, wife Marguerite Van Opdorp born 9.8.1892, their son Willy (Corneille Emile Guillaume Kampen) born in Borgerhout le 10.6.1914. The woman with the white blouse to Marguerite's shoulder is her mother, the man on the right end is her father.
Willy looks around 5 or 6 years of age, making the photograph around 1919/20.
In the 1911 census , the Manager of the colliery where Alphonse Kampen probably worked with the Belgian miners, before he went away to France as a translator in the Belgian Army, lived in this house.
His name was Evan William Morgan, his wife Miriam, their daughter Annie Morgan.
(the house is still there, 7 Cwmphil Road, Cwm-twrch Isaf, Swansea, you can see it on Google maps with the distinctive brickwork detailing around the windows and chimneys at ends of building)
1 Cwmphil Road, Cwm-twrch Isaf, Swansea
Document location 1 Cwmphil Road, Cwm-twrch Isaf, Swansea
- 21625 / 253656
- Samer Jadallah
1919 – 1920
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