The Hobby Family of Llanfihangel Tal-y-llyn
The Hobby Family of Llanfihangel Tal-y-llyn
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The Hobby Family

This picture shows a family from Llanfihangel Tal-y-llyn with an unusual name for Powys - Hobby. The census for the Breconshire village shows one Hobby family living there in 1891; some of the members mentioned there may well be in the photograph. Perhaps the baby is baby Albert!

1891 Census
Llanfihangel Tal-y-lyn
Name Position in
Age Occupation Place of Birth English/Welsh
William Hobby Head M 38 Carpenter Breconshire Talgarth English
Mary Ann Hobby Wife M 36   Breconshire Llanfigon Both
Thomas C Hobby Son S 13 Scholar Hereford ? English
William Hobby Son S 10 Scholar Breconshire Llanfihangel English
Frederick Hobby Son S 7 Scholar Breconshire Llanfihangel English
Albert Hobby Son S 1 Scholar Breconshire Llanfihangel