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  • Name David John Fenn 
    Born 1871  Penmaenpool, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Registration Between 1 Apr 1871 and 30 Jun 1871  Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Birth Registration 
    • Volume 11b, Page 193
    Christened 4 Jun 1871  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Dolgellau, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Wales 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Dolgellau, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Scholar 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Dolgellau, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1 Penmaen Cottage, Dolgledr 
    Census 30 Mar 1901  Dolgelley, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Wales 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1901  Dolgelley, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Draper's Assistant 
    Residence 30 Mar 1901  Dolgelley, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Victoria Villa, Penmaenpool 
    Census 2 Apr 1911  Brecon, Breconshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Wales 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  Brecon, Breconshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Traveller for Coal and Lime Company 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Brecon, Breconshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    12 Alexandra Road 
    Died 1954  Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Registration Between 1 Jan 1954 and 31 Mar 1954  Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Death Registration 
    • Volume 7b, Page 490
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I88777  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2016 

    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

    Family Annie Mabel Shaw
              b. 9 May 1874, York, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1940, Brecon, Breconshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 1908  Brecon, Breconshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Registration Between 1 Oct 1908 and 31 Dec 1908  Brecon, Breconshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Marriage Registration 
    • Volume 11b, Page 210
    Children 
     1. Norah Anne Fenn
              b. 1910, Brecon, Breconshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Thomas Cyril Fenn
              b. 1911, Brecon, Breconshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 24 Sep 1942, H.M.S. Somali Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     3. Arthur C. Fenn
              b. 1913, Brecon, Breconshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Gwyneth Marjorie Fenn
              b. 25 Apr 1914, Brecon, Breconshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1999, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F25926  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Birth Registration - Between 1 Apr 1871 and 30 Jun 1871 - Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 4 Jun 1871 - 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 MapsOccupation - Scholar - 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 MapsMarried - 1908 - Brecon, Breconshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage Registration - Between 1 Oct 1908 and 31 Dec 1908 - Brecon, Breconshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wales - 2 Apr 1911 - Brecon, Breconshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Traveller for Coal and Lime Company - 2 Apr 1911 - Brecon, Breconshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 12 Alexandra Road - 2 Apr 1911 - Brecon, Breconshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1954 - Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Death Registration - Between 1 Jan 1954 and 31 Mar 1954 - Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England 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 David John FENN (88777)
    Baptism for David John FENN (88777)

  • Notes 
    • From the 1881 Wales Census for Dogelley, Merionethshire (RG11 Piece 5546 Folio 72 Page 8) David J., 9, Scholar, 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, Arthur H., 8, Scholar, Annie M., 7, Scholar, and Thomas H., 3. All the children were recorded as having been born in Merionethshire.

      From the 1901 Wales Census for Brithdir and Islawedref, Merionethshire (RG13 Piece 5255 Folio 7 Page 3) David J., 29, Draper's Assistant born Aberdovey, Merionethshire, was with his parents Thomas, 59, Railway Engine Driver from Pontesbury, Shropshire, and Anne, 54, from Aberdovey, Merionethshire, at Victoria Villa, Penmaenpool, Merionethshire, Wales. With him was his sister Annie M., 29, born Penmaenpool, Merionethshire.

      From the 1911 Wales Census for Brecon, Breconshire (RG14PN33564 RG78PN1930 RD610 SD2 ED12 SN125) David John, 38, Traveller for Coal and Lime Company from Aberdovey, Merionethshire, was with his wife Annie Mabel, 36, from Toronto, Canada, and daughter Norah Anna, 1, born Brecon, Breconshire, at 12 Alexandra Road, Brecon, Breconshire,Wales. Boarding with the family were John Geoffrey Lane-Davies, and Alfred Lane-Davies, University Students from Brecon, Breconshire.

  • Sources 
    1. [S9808] TAG 2 [Marriage Information (Registration, Banns, Certificate)], accessed 3 Feb 2016), Previously TAG 2 records. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [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

    3. [S8515] England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, ((http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)), accessed 9 Mar 2015), Birth Registration for David John FENN; Jun 1871, Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Volume 11b, Page 193. (Reliability: 3), 9 Mar 2015.

    4. [S9441] Merionethshire Baptisms, ((http://search.findmypast.co.uk)), accessed 10 Mar 2015), Baptism for David John FENN; 4 Jun 1871; Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. (Reliability: 3), 10 Mar 2015.
      First name(s) DAVID JOHN
      Last name FENN
      Birth year 1871
      Baptism year 1871
      Baptism day 4
      Baptism month Jun
      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%2f00569&parentid=gbprs%2fb%2f917077142%2f1

    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. [S9345] 1901 Wales Census for Merionethshire, Wales. Merionethshire., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7815 : n.d.), Dolgelley, folio 7, page 3; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0  (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7815 : accessed 10 Mar 2015); citing PRO RG 13/5255 (Reliability: 3), 10 Mar 2015.
      1901 Wales Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 10/3/2015

      RG13 Piece 5255 Folio 7 Page 3

      Information for Thomas FENN

      Age in 1901: 59
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842
      Relation: Head
      Spouse's Name: Anne Fenn
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Pontsbury, Shropshire, England
      Civil Parish: Brithdir and Islawrdref
      Ecclesiastical parish: St Mary the Virgin
      Town: Penmaenpool
      County/Island: Merionethshire
      Country: Wales
      Registration district: Dolgelly
      Sub-registration district: Barmouth
      ED, institution, or vessel: 5
      Household schedule number: 15
      Piece: 5255
      Folio: 7
      Page Number: 3
      Household Members:
      Thomas FENN: Age 59 (1842)
      Anne FENN: Age 54 (1847)
      David J FENN: Age 29 (1872)
      Annie M FENN: Age 29 (1872)
      RG13 Piece 5255 Folio 7 Page 3

    7. [S9445] 1911 Wales Census for Breconshire, Wales. Breconshire., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=2353 : n.d.), 12 Alexandra Road, Brecon, Breconshire, Wales; (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=2353 : accessed 10 Mar 2015); citing RG 78 PN 1930, RG 14 PN 33564, registration district (RD) 610, sub district (SD) 2, enumeration district (ED) 12, schedule number (SN) 215 (Reliability: 3), 10 Mar 2015.
      1911 Wales Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 10/3/2015



      Information for David John FENN

      Age in 1911: 38
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1873
      Relation to Head: Head
      Gender: Male
      Birth Place: Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales
      Civil Parish: St Mary
      County/Island: Breconshire
      Country: Wales
      Street address: 12 Alexandra Road Brecon
      Marital Status: Married
      Occupation: Traveller For Coal & Lines Co
      Registration district: Brecknock
      Registration District Number: 610
      Sub-registration district: Brecknock
      ED, institution, or vessel: 12
      Household schedule number: 125
      Piece: 33564
      Household Members:
      David John FENN: Age 38 (1873)
      Annie Mabel FENN: Age 36 (1875)
      Norah Anna FENN: Age 1 (1910)
      John Geoffrey LANE-DAVIES: Age 25 (1886)
      Alfred LANE-DAVIES: Age 20 (1891)
      RG14PN33564 RG78PN1930 RD610 SD2 ED12 SN125

    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 David J. FENN; Age at death 82 (1872); Mar 1954, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, Volume 7b, Page 490. (Reliability: 3), 9 Mar 2015.

    9. [S8519] England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, ((http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)), accessed 10 Mar 2015), Marriage Registration for David John FENN and Annie Mabel SHAW; Dec 1908, Brecknock, Breconshire, Volume 11b, Page 210. (Reliability: 3), 10 Mar 2015.