BIRD FAMILY OF CARDIFF 1748) Bird family of the Channel Islands hman) That the Birds of Cardiff had close connections with the Channel Islands is clear from references in John Bird's diary for 1826 in I which there are mentions of members of the family travelling Mizabeth Margaret between Cardiff and Guernsey. The diarist's grandson was appar- ently educated on the island- paid Le Bert for John's schooling', Edward James George Pace Joseph Sarah bap. 1773 bap. 1775 d. 1779 of Cardiff d. 1857 and Newport of -plumber and Cowbridge ironmonger ironmonger lai Sarah Young issue James Philip George John William Nathaniel Young 1818-1875 of 1813-1877 1816-1871 1823-1864 1827-1893 accountant Cardiff of of of of innkeeper Bridgend Cowbridge Llanblethian Cowbridge Bird family of Cowbridge and a 'nephew', William Knowles Bird, born in Guernsey in 1796 came to Cardiff to assist his kinsman in the Post Office. m. stationer Neath and Cardiff & St. Donats issue issue issue Chivers solicitor Mayor of Cardiff (1862/63) m. (1) Jemima Strutt (2) Kezia Strutt family