Thomas Henry Fenn

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  • Name Thomas Henry Fenn 
    Born 16 Dec 1877  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Registration Between 1 Jan 1878 and 31 Mar 1878  Dolgelley, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Birth Registration 
    • Volume 11b, Page 393
    Christened 24 Feb 1878  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Dolgellau, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Wales 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Dolgellau, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1 Penmaen Cottage, Dolgledr 
    Census 5 Apr 1891  Dolgelley, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Wales 
    Occupation 5 Apr 1891  Dolgelley, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Scholar 
    Residence 5 Apr 1891  Dolgelley, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Penmaen Cottage 
    Census 2 Apr 1911  Penmaenpool, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Wales 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  Penmaenpool, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Railway Engine Driver (Cambrian Railway) 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Penmaenpool, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Victoria Villa 
    Occupation 18 Aug 1919  Portmadoc, Caernarvonshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Railway Engine Driver 
    Died 1967  Pwllheli, Caernarfonshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Registration Between 1 Jan 1967 and 31 Mar 1967  Pwllheli, Caernarfonshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Death Registration 
    • Volume 8a, Page 163
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    Person ID I88775  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 16 May 2015 

    Father Thomas Fenn
              b. Abt 1842, Pontesbury, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 30 Aug 1914, Dolgelley, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother Ann Evans
              b. Abt 1845, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1923, Dolgellau, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married
    • There is a marriage registration for Anne Evans in 1864:

      Volume 11b, Page 270 Mar 1864, Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire

      There are only two other names (John Ellis and Ann Jones) on the registration. My guess is that Thomas Fenn should also be there!
    _MARRIED
    Family ID F25884  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Dec 1877 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 24 Feb 1878 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wales - 3 Apr 1881 - Dolgellau, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Penmaen Cottage, Dolgledr - 3 Apr 1881 - Dolgellau, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1967 - Pwllheli, Caernarfonshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Death Registration - Between 1 Jan 1967 and 31 Mar 1967 - Pwllheli, Caernarfonshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • BMD Certificates
    Baptism for Thomas Henry FENN (88775)
    Baptism for Thomas Henry FENN (88775)
    Marriage Certificate for William FICKLING and Marjorie Elizabeth FENN (25924)
    Marriage Certificate for William FICKLING and Marjorie Elizabeth FENN (25924)

  • Notes 
    • From the 1881 Wales Census for Dogelley, Merionethshire (RG11 Piece 5546 Folio 72 Page 8) Thomas H., 3, was with his parents Thomas, 39, Railway Engine Driver from Shropshire, and Ann, 36, from Merionethshire, at 1 Penmaen Cottage, Dolgledr, Dolgelly, Merionethshire, Wales. With him were his siblings Marjorie E., 14, Scholar, David J., 9, Scholar, Arthur H., 8, Scholar, and Annie M., 7, Scholar. All the children were recorded as having been born in Merionethshire.

      From the 1891 Wales Census for Dolgelley, Merionethshire (RG12 Piece 4642 Folio 64 Page 3) Thomas H., 13, Scholar born Dolgelley, Merionethshire, was with his parents Thomas, 50, Railway Engine Driver from Pontesbury, Shropshire, and Ann, 46, from Aberdovey, Merionethshire, at Penmaen Cottage, Dolgelley, Merionethshire,Wales.With him were his married sister M. Elizabeth Fickling, 24, born Aberdovey, Merionethshire, brother Arthur H., 18, Engine Cleaner born Dolgelley, Merionethshire, and sister Annie Maria, 17, born Dolgelley, Merionethshire.

      From the 1911 Wales Census for Brithdir and Islawdref, Merionethshire (RG14PN34293 RG78PN1981 RD627 SD2 ED3 SN17) Thomas Henry, widower, 31, Railway Engine Driver (Cambrian Railway) born Penmaenpool, Merionethshire, was with his parents Thomas, 67, Railway Engine Driver (Cambrian Railway) from Shrewsbury, Shropshire, and Ann, 66, Household Duties from Aberdovey, Merionethshire, at Victoria Villa, Penmaenpool, Merionethshire, Wales. Also present was servant Janet Luke, 14, General Domestic Servant from Llanelltyd, Merionethshire.

  • Sources 
    1. [S9588] UK, Railway Employment Records, 1833-1956, ((http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1728)), accessed 16 May 2015), Railway Employment Record for Thomas Henry FENN (88775); 18 Aug 1919: Portmadoc. (Reliability: 3), 16 May 2015.
      UK, Railway Employment Records, 1833-1956

      Information for Thomas Henry FENN

      Birth Date: 16 Dec 1877
      Residence Date: 18 Aug 1919
      Age: 41
      Station: Portmadoc
      Company: Great Western
      Description: Nos.18751-19000 [c.1890-1914] Registers of drivers and firemen, showing date of entering service, promotions, type of work, fines etc.
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&MS_AdvCB=1&db=ukrailway&rank=1&new=1&MSAV=2&gss=angs-d&gsfn=thomas&gsfn_x=NP_NN_NIC&gsln=fenn&gsln_x=NN&dbOnly=_F000643C%7c_F000643C_x&uidh=e72&pcat=37&fh=3&h=33622&recoff=7+9&ml_rpos=4

    2. [S8515] England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, ((http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)), accessed 9 Mar 2015), Birth Registration for Thomas Henry FENN; Mar 1878, Dolgelly, Merionethshire, Volume 11b, Page 393. (Reliability: 3), 9 Mar 2015.

    3. [S9441] Merionethshire Baptisms, ((http://search.findmypast.co.uk)), accessed 9 Mar 2015), Baptism for Thomas Henry FENN (88775); 24 Feb 1878; Aberdovey, Merionethshire,Wales. (Reliability: 3), 9 Mar 2015.
      First name(s) THOMAS HENRY FENN
      Last name FENN
      Birth year 1878
      Baptism year 1878
      Baptism day 24
      Baptism month Feb
      Baptism place ABERDYFI
      Father's first name(s) Thomas
      Mother's first name(s) Ann
      County Merionethshire
      Country Wales
      Record set Merionethshire Baptisms
      Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
      Subcategory Births & baptisms
      Collections from Great Britain
      http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbprs%2fwal%2f004393214%2f00574&parentid=gbprs%2fb%2f917077187%2f1

    4. [S9436] Ian Pryce, Pryce, Ian, 5 Mar 2015>, "Re: Elizabeth Parry 1820," (Reliability: 3), 8 Mar 2015.

      Hi Phil
      I have attached the line. All the research was done by Mike Churchill Jones he is the researcher for BBC Wales program which we get, called COMING HOME. His site is: www.growingtree.vpweb.co.uk

      If you have anything which might link in with me, I would be grateful if you could send it.

      All the best
      Ian

      --------------------------------------------------
      From: "Phil Williams"
      Sent: Wednesday, March 04, 2015 8:11 PM
      To: "Ian pryce"
      Subject: Re: Elizabeth Parry 1820

      > Hi Ian,
      >
      > Yes, you may ask ... and yes, she did!
      >
      > Until your email I had very little on the family. Evan Evans (1823-1863) was my great-granduncle's wife's brother's wife's father!
      >
      > However, I now have their six children (or should that be six of their children?) and I will add the census information as soon as I get a chance.
      >
      > If you would like to share any of your family information I would be most grateful. First-hand knowledge is so much better than educated guesswork!
      >
      > Best wishes,
      >
      > Phil Williams.
      >
      >
      >
      > On 04/03/2015 12:03, Ian pryce wrote:
      >> Hi Phil
      >> May I ask did your Elizabeth Parry (Born 1820 approx) marry an Evan Evans 19/05/1843 he died 1863.
      >> In 1841 Elizabeth was a servant @ Corbett Arms Towyn
      >> They had a child Anne born approx 1845, she married a Thomas Finn/Fenn Who was my maternal Great Grandfather.
      >> Does link with you.
      >> Ian Pryce
      >

      Attachments:
      Ian_Parry.rtf20.9 KB
      Researched by Mike Churchill Jones

    5. [S9347] 1881 Wales Census for Merionethshire, Wales. Merionethshire., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8059 : n.d.), Dolgellau, folio 72, page 8; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0  (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8059 : accessed 9 Mar 2015); citing PRO RG 11/5546 (Reliability: 3), 9 Mar 2015.
      1881 Wales Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 9/3/2015

      RG11 Piece 5546 Folio 72 Page 8

      Information for Thomas FENN

      Age: 39
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842
      Relation: Head
      Spouse's Name: Ann Fenn
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Shropshire, England
      Civil Parish: Dolgelley
      County/Island: Merionethshire
      Country: Wales
      Street address: No 1 Penmaen Cottage
      Condition as to marriage: Married
      Occupation: Railway Engine Driver
      Registration district: Dolgelly
      Sub registration district: Barmouth
      ED, institution, or vessel: 5
      Piece: 5546
      Folio: 72
      Page Number: 8
      Household Members:
      Thomas FENN: Age 39 (1842)
      Ann FENN: Age 36 (1845)
      Margaret E. FENN: Age 14 (1867)
      David J. FENN: Age 9 (1872)
      Arthur H. FENN: Age 8 (1873)
      Annie M. FENN: Age 7 (1874)
      Thomas H. FENN: Age 3 (1878)
      RG11 Piece 5546 Folio 72 Page 8

    6. [S9349] 1891 Wales Census for Merionethshire, Wales. Merionethshire., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=6897 : n.d.), Dolgelley, folio 64, page 3; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0  (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=6897 : accessed 10 Mar 2015); citing PRO RG 12/4642 (Reliability: 3), 10 Mar 2015.
      1891 Wales Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 10/3/2015

      RG12 Piece 4642 Folio 64 Page 3

      Information for Thos FANN

      Age: 50
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841
      Relation: Head
      Spouse's Name: Ann Fann
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Pon??bury, Shropshire, England
      Civil Parish: Dolgelley
      Ecclesiastical parish: Dolgelley
      County/Island: Merionethshire
      Country: Wales
      Registration district: Dolgelly
      Sub registration district: Barmouth
      ED, institution, or vessel: 5
      Piece: 4642
      Folio: 64
      Page Number: 3
      Household Members:
      Thos FANN: Age 50 (1841)
      Ann FANN: Age 46 (1845)
      M Edth FANN: Age 24 (1867)
      Arther H FANN: Age 18 (1873)
      Annie Moris FANN: Age 17 (1874)
      Thos H FANN: Age 13 (1878)
      RG12 Piece 4642 Folio 64 Page 4

    7. [S9346] 1911 Wales Census for Merionethshire, Wales. Merionethshire., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=2353 : n.d.), Victoria Villa, Penmaenpool, Merionethshire, Wales; (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=2353 : accessed 10 Mar 2015); citing RG 78 PN 1981, RG 14 PN 34293, registration district (RD) 627, sub district (SD) 2, enumeration district (ED) 3, schedule number (SN) 17 (Reliability: 3).
      1911 Wales Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 10/3/2015



      Information for Thomas FENN

      Age in 1911: 67
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844
      Relation to Head: Head
      Gender: Male
      Birth Place: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England
      Civil Parish: Brithdir and Islawrdref
      County/Island: Merionethshire
      Country: Wales
      Street address: Penmaenpool
      Marital Status: Married
      Years Married: 46
      Estimated Marriage Year: 1865
      Occupation: Railway Engine Driver
      Registration district: Dolgelley
      Registration District Number: 627
      Sub-registration district: Barmouth
      ED, institution, or vessel: 03
      Household schedule number: 17
      Piece: 34293
      Household Members:
      Thomas FENN: Age 67 (1844)
      Ann FENN: Age 66 (1845)
      Thomas Henry FENN: Age 31 (1880)
      Janet LUKE: Age 14 (1897)
      RG14PN34293 RG78PN1981 RD627 SD2 ED3 SN17

    8. [S8529] England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007, ((http://www.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7579&enc=1)), accessed 9 Mar 2015), Death Registration for Thomas H. FENN; Age at death 89 (1878); Mar 1967, Pwllheli, Caernarvonshire, Volume 8a, Page 163. (Reliability: 3), 9 Mar 2015.