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|Samuel Jones - engine driver - (Pentre Broughton - Denbighshire)
I am trying to trace the parents of Samuel Jones b.1856 or 1857 in Pentre Broughton. He married Ann Johnson from Rhosllanerchrugog in June 1879. They had at least 7 children, Sarah, Richard Henry, Sephora, Mary Elizabeth, Ann, Alice Maud and Gwendolin. Samuel was an Engine Driver. If anyone can help I would be very grateful. Many thanks
Family Surnames: Jones
|Edward and Sarah Elizabeth Williams - (Pentre Broughton - Denbighshire)
Sarah Elizabeth nee Crawford was born on 17.12.1877 in Pentre Broughton. She married Edward in Wrexham Parish Church 20.11.1899.Her father William was the publican of the Black Horse when they married. They had many children including Arthur born at the Tunnel Inn in 1912, May born in Black Lane Road in 1906 and Maud born at the Mason's Arms in 1919 plus Doris and 'Pet'. Family stories seem to indicate that she was the liscense holder. Edward, born @ 1875 was a collier but became a Parish Councillor and a County Councillor. His parents were Samuel, who could have been killed in the Gresford Mining disaster of 1901 and Hannah Parry. Anybody know anything about them?
Family Surnames: Williams
|Herbert Fisher - (Pentre Broughton - Denbighshire)
Can anybody shed any light on the Herbert Fisher who had a wooden shop on the Bryn Road, which was at one point the Moss Post Office. This is mentioned in the 'Broughton, Then and Now' publication.
Family Surnames: Fisher
|love family - (Pentre Broughton - Denbighshire)
does anyone know of the love family who lived in mathias green pentre broughton around 1880 to 1917? robert and elizabeth love had at least 8 children, mary ellen, anne, eliza, robert thomas, charles, john samuel, oswald(my grandfather)and kate.i think robert senior worked in brymbo steelworks and oswald down the pit.there was also a rosina love who was robert and elizabeths grandaughter, living with them on the 1911 census. i am trying to find out more about roberts parents, he was born in crook durham in 1853 but can find no trace of his birth, my info being mainly from census's. any info appreciated.
Family Surnames: Love
|Jones/Davies Llanrhaeadr - (Pentre-Llanrhaeadr - Denbighshire)
Searching for any information on Thomas Woodfin Jones b 1877 Ruthin.Lived in farms Foel (with grandparents David & Hannah Jones)then Meifod & Segwynd Isa. In 1909 married Maria Elizabeth Davies from farm Plas Captain. Maria was the illegitimate daughter of Margaret Jones of farm Lon Las.
Family Surnames: Jones Davies
|John Henry WYNN - (Ponciau - Denbighshire)
Am seeking any information on great grandfather John Henry Wynn who moved to Australia sometime after 1826 and possibly as late as 1834. Believed to be connected with the Wynn's of WYNNSTAY Ruabon as he had a wealthy benefactor with an annuity being paid into the Australian New Zealand Bank together with other benefit's.Colin.
Family Surnames: Wynn
|Another name for Froncysyllte - (Pont Cysyllte - Denbighshire)
There are some entries under F for Fron and alsoVron. Confusing isn't it?
For my part Thomas Owen Roberts, my maternal grandfather, was born here in 1879. His father was Frederick who married Mary Rowlands. The name Charles is on her side, but I'm not quite sure how it ties in. Anyone researching the same family?
Family Surnames: Roberts, Rowlands, Charles
|Roberts Family - (Pont Cysyllte - Denbighshire)
Looking for information on Thomas Henry Roberts and Margaret Lillian James. Known decendants are my late mother, her dad and two of his brothers - Francis and Joseph. My Taid, Norman (b.1906, d.1984), was sent to a farm between Pont Cysyllte and Llanarmon D.C./Glyn Ceiriog as a youngster eventually meeting then marrying my g/mother. Was this farm owned by a family member or friend?. Thomas, I'm guessing, re-married and its this side I'm very much interested in. Known connections - The Rockman's Arms (long gone); the Chemical works (later Monsanto) in Cefn/Acrefair and the lime kilns in the area.
Family Surnames: Roberts, James
|Mary Edwards - (Rhos - Denbighshire)
I am looking for information on Mary Edwards b 1819 in Rhos, Denbighshire. I believe she married Robert Owen or Owens. They had 4 children.
Family Surnames: Edwards
|Jones Family - (Rhos-ddu - Denbighshire)
I am looking for anyone who may know the jones family living at 1 allen view in 1901. Mary and John jones had 13 children, one was Lydia Ann who is my grandmother - they moved to Easington probably for the colliery work there
Family Surnames: Jones
|Jonathan Williams - (Rhosllanerchrugog - Denbighshire)
Jonathan born 1854 in Rhosllanerchrugog Ruabon was a brother to Thomas and Esther. His father was also called Jonathan and his mother Elizabeth. He was a coal miner and moved to Kearsley, Lancashire to work in the mines, he married a Mary Hobson and had many children. His sister Esther married Moses Bellis a Tailor from Ruabon, His Brother Thomas also married and had children. Do you know this family - please contact me
Family Surnames: Williams, Bellis
|Wynn/Wynne family from Aberderfyn/Ponciau (Ponkey)/Rhosllanerchrugog - (Rhosllanerchrugog - Denbighshire)
I have traced my WYNN/WYNNE family back to Rhos. My great great grandfather was William Wynne (born c.1792), an engineer, who lived and died (1839) in Aberderfyn. Some of his children were born while they were recorded as living in Ponciau (sometimes anglicised to Ponkey) (which probably is the same place as Aberderfyn).
On an old hand-drawn map of Rhos in 1835 drawn by John Platt in 1865 and published in 1895, you can see a steam-powered winch at at pit in Ponkey, with his name by it ("Pyllau soni y Ponkey Wil Wynne engineer"), and there's also a large field of about 5-7 acres called "Cae Wil. Wynne", stretching between where I guess Princess Road and Johnson Street are today, in the centre of Rhos (also shown on OS Map 1879, Grid Ref: 329200,346516), where Plas-yn-Rhos is today, I believe.
I would love to learn more about this. Any local historians out there?
Family Surnames: Wynn,Wynne
|John and Sarah Jones - (Rhosllanerchrugog - Denbighshire)
Hi, my great, great, great grandparents were John and Sarah Jones (nee Parish) born in 1812 and 1814 respectively. In 1851 Sarah is on the census in Backe,Corwen with her daughter Margaret and son Uriah (my great great grandfather) whilst John is in Stalybridge, Manchester working with his brother Richard, both were tailors. From 1861 to 1891 John and Sarah are on the Census living at Erw Gerrig in Rhosslanerchrugog, Their daughter Margaret married Thomas Jones of Llangollen and they lived in Rhos, bringing up 5 children. Thomas is a coal miner (don't know at which pit) The youngest son Richard Jones marries Mary Roberts in 1891 and their daughter Mary Jane was born that year. The last address for them is 125 Erw Gerrig, Richard was also a coal miner.
John and Sarah died before 1901 as they do not appear on the census again. The last occupation for John was a Carter.
John had a brother Richard (known as Jones the Tailor) born in Cefn around 1820. His residence was in Stalybridge, Manchester.
If anyone knows any further history of this family i.e. John and Sarah's parents etc., i would be more than interested. I am visiting Rhos very soon to see this fascinating village of my ancestors.
Family Surnames: Jones, Parish
|Jones Family : Elsie bn. 1899 father Pryce Mitchell Jones - (Rhosllanerchrugog - Denbighshire)
If there is anybody out there working on the genealogy for the Jones' family from Rhosllanerchrugog, I would love to hear from them. My grandmother, Elsie Annie Jones (b.1899) had 3 sister (Dilys, Flossie & Sarah) and 1 brother, Jonathan her father was Pryce Mitchell Jones (b.1873) and his father was Jonathan (b.1835). Prior to this date I am relying on church records which have raised some queries.
In 1911 the family lived at Greenfield Cottage, Beech Avenue and Pryce was the auxiliary postman.
Hope somebody can help.
Family Surnames: Jones
|Plas grono , Bryn y Owen. - (Rhosllanerchrugog - Denbighshire)
Seeking Information regarding the Williams & LLoyd & Daniel families 1826 to 1900+ who farmed successively,
Pen y fron, Beth yn gron farms in Marchwiel, Bryn y owen farm in Aberdyrfyn & Plas grono farm in Rhostyllen
Family Surnames: Plas Grono , Bryn Y Owen.
|Timberlake - (Rhostyllen - Denbighshire)
I am looking for any information about the Timberlake family. The children of Alfred Reuben and Elizabeth born 1864 and 1871 and their children: George, Emily, Stanley, Alfred, Rose, Gwendolene, Herbert (all born Esclusham Below) and their ancestors descendants. Stanley was my grandfather. It seems their are no Timberlakes left in the area.
Family Surnames: Timberlake
|Evans - (Rhostyllen - Denbighshire)
I am looking for Nicholas Evans. My mother (Alice Chase), sister (Millicent) and I (Dorothy)were evacuated from Liverpool during the war. We stayed with an elderly couple (husband known as Uncle Joe I believe). Nicholas Evans lived down the street. I would appreciate contact from Nicholas Evans or family members since he may have passed on by now.
Family Surnames: Evans, Chase
|Evans family - (Rhostyllen - Denbighshire)
Evans family edward b.1812 eliza b.1819 children thomas 1844 edwin 1848. edwin went on to run New Black Horse Inn it was left to him by a John Evans Im trying to find what the connection is between them, can anyone please help, also is the inn still there. Many thanks
Family Surnames: Evans
|esclusham/abraham/jones mutton hall - (Rhostyllen - Denbighshire)
i have family from this area;
i have a richard jones who marries a barbara abraham they are born around 1806 we are not sure if exactly here.
children are; betsey william joseph barbara enoch elias jane richard eliza 9 and one unknown ( they are born between 1833 c
and 1871 - some i have traced a bit - i am descended through barbara. some are listed on wern burials including unknown on
tombstone. father's address richard jones is mutton hall.
barbara abraham is the daughter or ellis abraham and jane davies
siblings edward ellis elizabeth and joseph born c 1806 to 1828.
some of these i have in minera baptism records and ellis abraham
2nd married catherine roberts in 1849 - from a later census this may have been her 2nd marriage.
farmers and miners.
some move to county durham
anyone got any history - i have photos of mutton hall.
what happened to the abraham family. thanks
|JONES/Rhostyllen - (Rhostyllen - Denbighshire)
I am trying to track down my JONES ancestors from Rhostyllen.
My JONES/Rhostyllen interest is mainly in my gg grandmother, Eliza JONES, born in Rhostyllen (probably 1818 to 1824), the daughter of John JONES, a stone mason.
She married Charles WYNNE at Gresford Parish Church on 28 Dec 1844, when she was recorded as living in Gwersyllt.
Eliza died on 7 Nov 1896, and is buried in St. Paul's Church, Broughton.
I have no information on her (other than her father's name and trade) or her family prior to the marriage.
Charles's grandaughter did visit some JONES cousins (Samuel and Llewelyn), in New York between 1912 and 1930, but I don't know if they connect through Eliza.
Charles probably had a sister, Elizabeth (c1838, d1876), who married a Jesse JONES, a joiner from Coed Poeth, on 2nd March 1860 at Abbott Street Chapel, Wrexham. Jesse was the son of Thomas JONES, a miner.
When Elizabeth died, her death was reported by brother-in-law, John JONES. I don't know if this was the same one as above.
Elizabeth and Jesse's children included Wynn, Emma, Llewelyn (possibly the same as above) and Elizabeth.
If anyone can fill in any gaps, that would be wonderful.
Family Surnames: Jones Wynn Wynne
|Martha Irene Hewitt - (Rhostyllen - Denbighshire)
Looking for any information on Martha Irene Hewitt. She told the family she was born in November 1915 in Rhostyllen nr Wrexham. She believed her parents were on holiday there from Heswall in Cheshire. Father James, mothers name not known. There may have been relatives of James living in Hope or surrounding villages and were miners. CANNOT FIND ANY RECORD OF HER BIRTH. Was she adopted? Anyone know anything?
Family Surnames: Hewitt
|DONE from - (Rossett, Yr Orsedd - Denbighshire)
I would like to find information concerning the DONE family who farmed "Burton Hall' Burton, Rossett, from about 1750 to 1850. The names of William DONE and Martha DONE are members of this family. Thank you
Family Surnames: Done
|Rogers in Ruabon Wrexham - (Ruabon - Denbighshire)
Looking for info on Thomas Rogers born in 1839 to Thomas and Mary Rogers. Birth Cert says Ruabon, Wrexham, Denbigh/Flint. Anyone have a possible link? At a dead end on this. Thomas the son married Catherine Jones in 1859.
Family Surnames: Rogers, Jones
|FOULKES - (Ruabon, Rhiwabon - Denbighshire)
I am searching for birth information (date, place, parents) on Susannah FOULKES who married Francis REPTON 24 Dec 1864 in the Parish of Ruabon. She was 23 at the time, living at Afon Eithaf. Her Father Robert FOULKES was a Miner.
Family Surnames: Foulkes, Repton
|wright - (Ruabon, Rhiwabon - Denbighshire)
Looking for information on Edward and Amelia Wright and their children - Lemuel , Elizabeth , Edward , John , Mary and Sarah.
I think their address in the 1881 census was 107 Hugh Street , Ruabon
Family Surnames: Wright
|platt family - (Ruabon, Rhiwabon - Denbighshire)
looking for the parents of richard platt proably born in the Ruabon area around 1810-1811. Was naturalized in America around 1839. There were others of this family that went to America at the same time around 1830.
Family Surnames: Platt
|ROGERS, RUABON, WREXHAM - (Ruabon, Rhiwabon - Denbighshire)
Thomas and Mary Rogers are the parents of my gg grandmother Jane Rogers. Jane married Thomas Povah in 1844. On 1841 census Thomas and Mary were listed with Thomas who was 3 years of age and Jane was 20. Would like to exchange any information on this family. Ann
Family Surnames: Rogers, Povah
|RUABON-FAMILY - (Ruabon, Rhiwabon - Denbighshire)
im lukin for information on the coates family who lived in rhos and their ancestors owned plas madoc hall. I also lukin 4 information on maelor place high street ruabon. thanks.
Family Surnames: Caotes
|The Leek Family - (Ruabon, Rhiwabon - Denbighshire)
1861 census. Frances Leek, married to John Leek living in Mount Pleasant.John is the step father of 4 Sale children and father of John and Edwin Leek.Does anyone know or have heard of this family.Who was Frances originally married to?
|William Thomas Dodd - (Ruabon, Rhiwabon - Denbighshire)
Parents were William Dodd and Hannah Davies. William Thomas was born in March 1875 in Aberderfyn Ruabon, which I have certificate for. Other names I have are Joseph, Edward Sarah. Mov ed to Skelmersdale in Lancashire with Grandad and Grandma. Trying to find William and Hannah and what happened to them.
Family Surnames: Dodd
|Gyfelia Terrace /Ruabon - (Ruabon, Rhiwabon - Denbighshire)
Iam looking for any information on Thomas hughes BORN 1793 Ruabon I know he lived at Gyfelia Terrace with his son John Hughes B 1834 ruabon and wife Mary (nee Morgan}Iwould like to know Thomas wifes name and any siblings of John Thankyou
Family Surnames: Hughes
|Was Job Biggs from Ruabon? - (Ruabon, Rhiwabon - Denbighshire)
My great great grandfather James Biggs was born in Chester in 1807. I had asumed that his parents Job and Ann Biggs were from Chester but recently found that they had an older daughter Ann, who was born in Ruabon in about 1798. So were one or both of my 3x greatgrandparents from Ruabon? They certainly lived in Chester from 1807 on until their deaths. DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY KNOWLEDGE OF A BIGGS FAMILY IN THE AREA? If so I would love to hear from you.
Family Surnames: Biggs
|Hughes - (Ruabon, Rhiwabon - Denbighshire)
I have birth certificate of Samuel Hughes, born 9 May 1847 at Aberderfyn, Ruabon. Mother named as Mary Hughes. No father. Later Samuel moved to Stoke on Trent where he married Sarah Jones in 1869. Marriage cert. gives his father as John Hughes, a collier. Census's give his birth place as Ponkey (Ponciau). He worked as ironstone miner. I have information on his decendants but I am looking for information about his parents.
Family Surnames: Hughes, Jones
|Massey Family of Ruabon - (Ruabon, Rhiwabon - Denbighshire)
I am looking for info on the Massey Family of Gyfelia Farm, Ruabon. I have info from the 1871 and 1861 censuses but cannot find anything previous to these. Edward and Anne Massey and children, David, Ellen, Thomas and William.
Family Surnames: Massey
|Phenix - (Ruabon, Rhiwabon - Denbighshire)
I am trying to locate any details of my Grandfather Price Phenix
Who,according to the 1871 Census of England was Born in Ruabon about 1836 to 1840.His Father was John Phenix(sometimes spelt Phoenix) and the family lived in that area. Can anyone help?
Family Surnames: Phenix