My paternal grandmother, Mary HODGES, was just 46 when she died on the 11th June 1970. Mary was born on 9th April 1924 in Fleur-de-Lis.  She was the third child of Edward James HODGES and Norah HUGHES.  She had 2 brothers and a sister: Oliver Hughes HODGES, Ralph HODGES and a living sister. On 25th February 1956 she married my grandfather, Ivor EVANS in Bedwellty. Mary and Ivor had 5 children together.  2 boys born in 1958 & 1960 and […]