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Saturday, November 18, 2006

He Came Looking For Welsh Rabbit

Susan Sarandon has been researching her family history for the BBC Wales show Coming Home, and has "uncovered tales of poverty, illegitimate children and law-breakers"—including one miscreant in her mother's Guyatt line.

She found that brothers John and Charles Guyatt moved from England to Bridgend to work as general labourers at Tondu Ironworks.

But the move seems to have been prompted by a bit of illegal rabbit poaching for which Charles was committed to a six-month sentence.

"Now we have our Welsh connection to Wales," said Susan. "Now I see - through crime we got to Wales. Excellent!" [Link]

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