Edward Bell

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  • Name Edward Bell 
    Born 4 Jul 1833  Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christened 10 Jul 1833  Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    • Graig Independent
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Wales 
    1841 Wales Census for Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire
    1841 Wales Census for Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire
    HO107 Piece 1437 Book 11 Folio 43 Page 2
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Maengwyn Street 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    England 
    1851 England Census for Liverpool, Lancashire
    1851 England Census for Liverpool, Lancashire
    HO107 Piece 2180 Folio 511 Page 42
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mariner 
    Residence 30 Mar 1851  Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Jones Court Mercer Court 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Wales 
    1861 Wales Census for John Wesley in Holyhead Harbour, Anglesey
    1861 Wales Census for John Wesley in Holyhead Harbour, Anglesey
    RG9 Piece 4537
    1861 Wales Census for John Wesley in Holyhead Harbour, Anglesey
    1861 Wales Census for John Wesley in Holyhead Harbour, Anglesey
    RG9 Piece 4537
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mate 
    Residence 7 Apr 1861  Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    John Wesley 
    • The schooner John Wesley (1860-1880) was a 98 ton vessel built by Griffith Owen in Aberdovey and registered at Aberystwyth No. 5 on 2 May 1861. The figurehead was in the form of a man and may have resembled the Methodist leader.
      A Real Little Seaport Vol. 2 by Lewis Lloyd
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Wales 
    1871 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    1871 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 24 Page 8
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Seaman 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Terrace (Road) 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Wales 
    1881 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    1881 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    RG11 Piece 5478 Folio 63 Page 16
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Fisherman 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Terrace Road 
    Buried 1888  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Registration Between 1 Apr 1888 and 30 Jun 1888  Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Death Registration 
    • Volume 11b, Page 117
    Death Registration for Edward BELL (14)
    Death Registration for Edward BELL (14)
    Died 26 Jun 1888  [11
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    Person ID I110993  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2020 

    Father Edward Bell
              b. Abt 1801, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1872, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Evans
              b. Abt 1803, Cemmaes, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1877  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 17 Dec 1831  Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Family ID F32167  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ellen Williams
              b. Abt 1833, Llanuwchllyn, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 9 Apr 1897  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married 1859  Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Registration Between 1 Jan 1859 and 31 Mar 1859  Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Marriage Registration 
    • Volume 11b, Page 309
    Marriage Registration for Edward BELL (14)
    Marriage Registration for Edward BELL (14)
    Marriage Registration for Ellen WILLIAMS (17)
    Marriage Registration for Ellen WILLIAMS (17)
    Children 
     1. William Bell
              b. 15 Apr 1860, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 5 Oct 1925  (Age 65 years)
     2. Winifreda Bell
              b. 22 Oct 1862, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 2 Mar 1948, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     3. Eliza Ellen Bell
              b. 1867, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 3 Jun 1938  (Age 71 years)
     4. John Jones Bell
              b. Abt 1870, Aberdovey, Gwynedd, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 Aug 1889  (Age ~ 19 years)
     5. Edward Bell
              b. 5 Apr 1872, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 5 Mar 1935, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     6. David Bell
              b. 7 May 1874, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F32168  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jul 1833 - Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 10 Jul 1833 - Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wales - 6 Jun 1841 - Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Maengwyn Street - 6 Jun 1841 - Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 30 Mar 1851 - Liverpool, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mariner - 30 Mar 1851 - Liverpool, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jones Court Mercer Court - 30 Mar 1851 - Liverpool, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1859 - Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage Registration - Between 1 Jan 1859 and 31 Mar 1859 - Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wales - 7 Apr 1861 - Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mate - 7 Apr 1861 - Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - John Wesley - 7 Apr 1861 - Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wales - 2 Apr 1871 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Seaman - 2 Apr 1871 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Terrace (Road) - 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 - Fisherman - 3 Apr 1881 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Terrace Road - 3 Apr 1881 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1888 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Death Registration - Between 1 Apr 1888 and 30 Jun 1888 - Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • From the 1841 Wales Census for Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire (HO107 Piece 1437 Book 11 Folio 43 Page 2) Edward, 7, was with his parents Edward, 36, Tea Dealer from Scotland, and Elizabeth, 35, from Montgomeryshire, in Maengwyn Street, Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales. With him were his siblings Mary, 9, Elizabeth, 6, John, 3, and William, 9 months. All the children were recorded as having been born in Montgomeryshire.

      From the 1851 England Census for Liverpool, Lancashire (HO107 Piece 2180 Folio 511 Page 42) Edward, 17, Mariner from Wales, was at Jones Court Mercer Court, Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He was lodging with Thomas Jones, 43, Rigger from Wales, his wife Mary, 42, from Wales, and their children Thomas, 12, Scholar born Liverpool, Mary, 8, Scholar born Liverpool, and Robert, 3, born Liverpool. Also lodging with the family were John Roberts, 54, Ship Keeper, and fellow mariners William Morris, 20, John Owens, 20, and Owen Owens, 22, all from Wales.

      From the 1861 England Census for British Ships in Home Ports, Ships and Overseas Establishments (RG9 Piece 4537 Folio 27) Edward, married, 28, Mate from Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, was aboard the John Wesley from Aberdovey, at Holyhead Harbour, Anglesey, Wales. Also present were John Rees, married, 36, Master from Pennal, Merionethshire, Hugh Jones, married, A.B. Seaman from Liverpool, Lancashire, William Hughes, 24, A.B. Seaman from Newborough, Anglesea, Ellis Williams, 17, Ordinary Seaman from Aberdovey, Merionethshire, and Robert Arnold, 17, Ordinary Seaman from Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire.

      From the 1871 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire (RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 24 Page 8) Edward, 37, Seaman from Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, was with his wife Ellen, 38, from Llanywchllyn, Merionethshire, at Terrace (Road), Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. With them were their children William, 10, Scholar, Winifreda, 8, Scholar, Eliza Ellen, 3, Scholar, and John Jones Bell, 10 months. All the children were recorded as having been born in Aberdovey, Merionethshire. Boarding with the family was Gwen Jones, widow, 72, House Proprieter from Celynin, Merionethshire.

      From the 1881 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire (RG11 Piece 5478 Folio 63 Page 16) Edward, 47, Fisherman from Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, was with his wife Ellen, 48, from Bala, Merionethshire, at Terrace Road, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. With them were their children William, 20, Railway Clerk, Eliza E., 13, Scholar, John J., 10, Scholar, Edward, 8, Scholar, and David, 6, Scholar. All the children were recorded as having been born in Aberdovey, Merionethshire.

  • Reference  The Williams Family Tree. "Edward Bell". The Williams Family Tree. https://williamsfamilytree.co.uk/tree/getperson.php?personID=I110993&tree=wft (accessed May 6, 2021).

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