Mary Williams

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  • Name Mary Williams  [6, 7, 8
    Born 18 Jul 1862  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Female 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Wales 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 13
    Wales 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 13
    Dressmaker 
    Census 5 Apr 1891  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Wales 
    Census 31 Mar 1901  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Wales 
    Census 2 Apr 1911  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Wales 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Meirion House 
    Died 18 Jul 1959  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
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    Person ID I508  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 2 May 2018 

    Father Captain Owen Williams   Additional Information on Captain Owen Williams - I32
              b. 1838, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 14 Sep 1924, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Davies
              b. 1837, Borth, Cardiganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 Mar 1882  (Age 45 years) 
    Registration Between 1 Jul 1859 and 30 Sep 1859  Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Marriage Registration 
    • Volume 8b, Page 180
    Marriage Registration for Owen Williams (32)
    Marriage Registration for Owen Williams (32)
    Marriage Registration for Elizabeth Davies (506)
    Marriage Registration for Elizabeth Davies (506)
    Married 17 Aug 1859  St. Davids Church, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
    • Marriage Certificate (courtesy of Val Bromley): 1859. Marriage solemnised at St. Davids Church in the Parish of Liverpool in the County of Lancashire. No.: 71. When Married: August 17th 1859. Name and Surname: Owen Williams - Elizabeth Davies. Age: Full - Full. Condition: Bachelor - Spinster. Rank or Profession: Mariner - . Residence at the time of Marriage: Fleet Street - Fleet Street. Father's Name and Surname: John Williams - David Davies. Rank or Profession of Father: Ferry-man - Mariner. In the Presence of: Lewis Williams and Elizabeth Morris. [10]
    Family ID F168  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Evans
              b. 21 Feb 1858, Llanbrynmair, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 3 Jan 1926, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Registration Between 1 Apr 1883 and 30 Jun 1883  Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [25
    Marriage 
    • Volume 8b, Page 38
    Married 13 Apr 1883  St. David's Church, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 26
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Evans
              b. 23 Oct 1883, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 25 Mar 1972, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. Annie Evans
              b. 5 Mar 1886, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John Owen Evans
              b. 7 Oct 1888, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 29 May 1968  (Age 79 years)
     4. Mary Evans
              b. 27 Apr 1890, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 4 Oct 1967, Bangor, Caernarvonshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. Olwen Jane Evans
              b. 21 Jun 1892, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     6. David Samuel Evans
              b. 8 Dec 1893, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1970  (Age 76 years)
     7. Enid Margaret Evans
              b. 22 May 1896, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1977, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     8. Richard Breese Evans
              b. 28 Mar 1899, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Howel Meirion Evans
              b. 21 Jul 1902, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1965, St. Asaph, Denbighshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     10. Gwennie Evans
              b. 16 Aug 1903, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 31 Jan 1999, Towyn, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F248  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Jul 1862 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wales - 2 Apr 1871 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wales - 3 Apr 1881 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Dressmaker - 3 Apr 1881 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage - Between 1 Apr 1883 and 30 Jun 1883 - Liverpool, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wales - 5 Apr 1891 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wales - 31 Mar 1901 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wales - 2 Apr 1911 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Meirion House - 2 Apr 1911 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jul 1959 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Mary Evans (nee Williams) (00508)
    Mary Evans (nee Williams) (00508)
    Courtesy of Gaynor Sandercock:
    Mary passed away a few days after this picture was taken.

    Documents
    Obituary Notice for Margretta Rees nee Williams
    Obituary Notice for Margretta Rees nee Williams

    BMD Certificates
    Birth Certificate for Mary Williams (00508)
    Birth Certificate for Mary Williams (00508)
    Entry 111; Registration District: Machynlleth; 1862. Birth in the Sub-district of Pennal in the Counties of Merioneth and Montgomery.

    Census
    1871 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    1871 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 37 Page 34  

    Dwelling High Street 
    Location Aberdovey, Merioneth 
    Source RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 37 Page 34 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    WILLIAMS Elizabeth Wife 32 Bonnet Maker Borth, Cardigan 
    WILLIAMS Ann Elizabeth Daughter 10 Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    WILLIAMS Mary Daughter Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    WILLIAMS Margreta Daughter Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    WILLIAMS Lizze Daughter Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    WILLIAMS Owen Son  Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    DAVIES Elizabeth Serv 22 General Servant Borth, Cardigan 
    DAVIES John Visitor 35 Master Mariner Borth, Cardigan 
    DAVIES Amelia Wife 25  Caernarvon 
    DAVIES David Son Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    DAVIES Jane Ann Daughter  Caernarvon 
    1881 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    1881 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    RG11 Piece 5478 Folio 50 Page 21  

    Dwelling Church Street 
    Location Aberdovey, Merioneth 
    Source RG11 Piece 5478 Folio 50 Page 21 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    WILLIAMS Elizabeth Wife (head) 42 Sailors Wife Borth, Cardigan, Wales 
    WILLIAMS Annie Elizabeth Daughter 20 General Servant Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales 
    WILLIAMS Mary Daughter 18 Dressmaker Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales 
    WILLIAMS Owen Son  10 Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales 
    WILLIAMS David John Son  Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales 
    WILLIAMS Susannah Daughter  Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales 
    WILLIAMS Jane Ellen Daughter  Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales 
    WILLIAMS Thomas Owen Son   Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales 
    WILLIAMS John Davies Son  2 m  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales 
    1891 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    1891 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    RG12 Piece 4587 Folio 46 Page 6  

    Dwelling 11 New Street 
    Location Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales 
    Source RG12 Piece 4587 Folio 46 Page 6 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    EVANS John Head 30 Tailor and Draper Llanbrynmair, Montgomeryshire 
    EVANS Mary Wife 28  Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    EVANS Elizabeth Daughter   Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    EVANS Annie Daughter   Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    EVANS John O Son   Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    EVANS Mary Daughter  11m  Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    EVANS Mary J Servant  16 General Servant Llanbrynmair Montgomeryshire 
    SHORTLAND Henry R Servant  16 Apprentice Tailor London 
    1901 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    1901 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    RG13 Piece 5190 Folio 32 Page 6  

    Dwelling 11 New Street 
    Location Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    Source RG13 Piece 5190 Folio 32 Page 6 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Status Home Birthplace 
    EVANS John Head 41 Tailor and Draper   Llanbrynmair Montgomeryshire 
    EVANS Mary Wife 37    Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    EVANS Elizabeth Daughter  17    Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    EVANS Annie Daughter  15    Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    EVANS John O Son  12    Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    EVANS Mary Daughter  10    Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    EVANS Olwen J Daughter     Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    EVANS Enid M Daughter     Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    EVANS David S Son     Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    EVANS Richard B Son     Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    WILLIAMS John E O Servant  19 Tailor   Treddol Cardiganshire 
    WILLIAMS James J Apprentice  16 Ap   Treddol Cardiganshire 

  • Notes 
    • From 1837online: Births registered in July, August, September 1862. Surname: Williams. Name: Mary. Sup. Registrars District: Machynlleth. Vol: 11B. Page: 191.

      Birth Certificate: Year - 1862, Registration District - Machynlleth, Sub-district - Pennal, Counties of Merionethshire and Montgomery. No.: 111. When and where born: Eighteenth July 1862, Alma Terrace, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. Name: Mary. Sex: Girl. Name and surname of father: Owen Williams. Name, surname and maiden name of mother: Elizabeth Williams formerly Davies. Occupation of father: Sea Captain, Coasting Trade. Signature, description and residence of informant: Elizabeth Williams, Mother, Alma Terrace, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. When registered: Fourth August 1862. Signature of registrar: Edward Bell, Registrar.

      From the 1871 Census (RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 37 Page 34), Mary is living with her mother in the High Street, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. She is aged 8, a scholar and born in Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. Her siblings Ann(ie) Elizabeth, Margaret(ta), Lizzie and Owen are also resident. They have a servant by the name of Elizabeth Davies. Visitors to the household are her Uncle and Aunt, John and Amelia Davies and her cousins David and Jane Ann Davies.

      From the 1881 Census (RG11 Piece 5478 Folio 50 Page 21) Mary, 18, a Dressmaker, was with her mother Elizabeth, 42, a Sailor's Wife, at Church Street, Towyn, Merionethshire, Wales. Her father was busy in Milford Haven aboard the 'Olive Branch'. With her were her siblings Annie Elizabeth, 20, a General Servant, Scholars Owen, 10, David John, 8, Susannah, 6, and Jane Ellen, 4, along with Thomas Owen, 2, and my Taid, John Davies, 2 months.

      Between 1881 and 1883 Mary gets married to John Evans a Tailor and Draper from Llanbrynmair.

      From the 1891 Census (RG12 Piece 4587 Folio 46 Page 6) Mary is shown as being 28 and living with her Husband John Evans at 11 New Street, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. John is aged 30 and is a Tailor and Draper from Llanbrynmair Montgomeryshire. Their children Elizabeth, Annie, John O(wen) and Mary are also present. They have a 16 year old servant by the name of Mary J Evans. Also in the household is Henry R(obert) Shortland a 16 year old Apprentice Tailor from London. Henry went on to marry Susannah Williams, sister-in-law to his boss.

      From the 1901 Census (RG13 Piece 5190 Folio 32 Page 6) Mary, now 37, is still with her husband John at 11 New Street, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. Their children Elizabeth, Annie, John O(wen), Mary, Olwen J(ane), Enid M(argaret), David S(amuel) and Richard B(reese) are all present. There are two other people present namely, John E. O. Williams, Servant, S(ingle), 19, Tailor from Treddol, Cardiganshire and Apprentice James J. Williams, S(ingle), 16 also from Treddol, Cardiganshire. Whether these two are related to each other or to the rest of the Williams clan is not known at this time.

      From the 1911 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire (RG14PN33713 RG78PN1945 RD615 SD2 ED6 SN114) Mary, 48, from Aberdovey, Merionethshire, was with her husband John, 53, Tailor and Draper from Llanbrynmair, Montgomeryshire, at Meirion House, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. With them were their children Elizabeth, 27, Helping in the trade, Annie, 25, Assistant Mistress, Mary, 20, Milliner, David Samuel, 17, Tailor, Enid Margaret, 14, Mother's Help, Richard Breese, 12, Scholar, and Gwennie, 7, Scholar. All the children were recorded as having been born in Aberdovey, Merionethshire.

  • Sources 
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      Filename: RG10_Pc5602_Fo37_Pa34.jpg

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      QUAY 2

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      Date of Import: Aug 9, 2004

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    18. [S291] Information from Williams family tree as produced by Phil Williams 2004 (Reliability: 3).
      QUAY 2

    19. [S287] INFO Elizabeth Davies (Reliability: 3).
      QUAY 2

    20. [S288] INFO Owen Williams (Reliability: 3).
      QUAY 2

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    22. [S289] INFO Owen Williams Elizabeth Davies family notes.

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      Liverpool, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921

      Information for Owen WILLIAMS

      Age: Full Age
      Marriage Date: 17 Aug 1859
      Parish: Liverpool, St David
      Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Davies
      Father's name: John Williams
      Spouse Father's Name: David Davies
      Reference Number: 283 DAV/3/8
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    26. [S8978] Aberystwyth Observer, Cardiganshire. Aberystwyth., "Marriages," 28 Apr 1883, p. 4; digital images, \i Welsh Newspapers Online\i0  (http://welshnewspapers.llgc.org.uk : accessed 2 Mar 2014). (Reliability: 3), 2 Mar 2014.
      MARRIAGES. EVANS-WILLIAMS. \emdash April 13th, at St. David's Church, Liverpool, by the Rev J. Jones, Mr B. J. Evans (from Llanbrynmair), to Mary, second daughter of Captain O. Williams, of the schooner Olive Branch, Aberdovey.
      Aberystwyth Observer, 28 Apr 1883
      Courtesy of Dai Williams