Margaretta Williams

Margaretta Williams[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Female 1865 - 1927  (62 years)

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  • Name Margaretta Williams  [6, 7
    Registration Between 1 Apr 1865 and 30 Jun 1865  Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Birth Registration 
    • Volume 11b, Page 210
    Birth Registration for Margaretta WILLIAMS (509)
    Birth Registration for Margaretta WILLIAMS (509)
    Born 2 May 1865  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Wales 
    • RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 37 Page 34
    1871 (Aberdovey) Census for Elizabeth WILLIAMS (506)
    1871 (Aberdovey) Census for Elizabeth WILLIAMS (506)
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Scholar 
    • RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 37 Page 34
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    High Street 
    • RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 37 Page 34
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Wales 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Domestic Servant Nurse 
    Census 5 Apr 1891  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Wales 
    Census 31 Mar 1901  Toxteth, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    England 
    Registration Between 1 Jul 1927 and 30 Sep 1927  Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Death 
    • Volume 11b, Page 151
    Name Maggie Williams 
    Name Margretta Williams 
    _TODO Open 
    Died 22 Aug 1927  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Aberdovey, Cemetery.
    Person ID I509  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2020 

    Father Captain Owen Williams,   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. 9 Aug 1838, Borth, Cardiganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1882  (Age 43 years) 
    Registration Between 1 Jul 1859 and 30 Sep 1859  Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    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  [17, 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. [17]
    Family ID F168  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Rees,   b. 1864, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1915  (Age 51 years) 
    Registration Between 1 Jan 1890 and 31 Mar 1890  Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [25
    Marriage Registration 
    • Volume 11a Page 387
    Marriage Registration for John REES (541)
    Marriage Registration for John REES (541)
    Marriage Registration for Margaretta WILLIAMS (509)
    Marriage Registration for Margaretta WILLIAMS (509)
    Married 8 Feb 1890  Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 26
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Rees,   b. 15 Nov 1890, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1951, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     2. Margaret Rees,   b. 1 Dec 1892, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1964, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Mary Ethel Rees,   b. 26 Jun 1895, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948  (Age 52 years)
     4. William Rees,   b. 5 Jun 1897, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1963, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     5. Annie Rees,   b. 25 Mar 1899, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 4 May 2020 
    Family ID F249  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Obituary for Margretta Rees nee Williams (00509)
    Obituary for Margretta Rees nee Williams (00509)
    Courtesy of Marian Lott
    Obituary Notice for Margretta Rees nee Williams
    Obituary Notice for Margretta Rees nee Williams

    BMD Certificates
    Birth Certificate for Margretta Williams (00509)
    Birth Certificate for Margretta Williams (00509)
    Entry 475; Registration District: Machynlleth; 1865. 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
    1881 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    1881 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    RG11 Piece 5478 Folio 41 Page 4
    1891 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    1891 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    RG12 Piece 4587 Folio 38 Page 8
    1901 England Census for Toxteth, Lancashire
    1901 England Census for Toxteth, Lancashire
    RG13 Piece 3438 Folio 132 Page 32

  • Notes 
    • From 1837online: Births registered in April, May, June 1865. Surname: Williams. Name: Margretta. Sup. Registrars District: Machynlleth. Vol: 11B. Page: 210.

      Birth Certificate: Year - 1865, Registration District - Machynlleth, Sub-district - Pennal, Counties of Merionethshire and Montgomery. No.: 475. When and where born: Second May 1865, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. Name: Margaretta. 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: Owen Williams, Father, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. When registered: Sixteenth May 1865. Signature of registrar: Edward Bell, Registrar.

      From the 1871 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire (RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 37 Page 34) Margareta (sic), 5, Scholar, was with her mother Elizabeth, married, 32, from Borth, Cardiganshire, in High Street, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. With her were her siblings Ann Elizabeth, 10, Scholar, Mary, 8, Scholar, Lizze (sic), 4, Scholar, and Owen, 1. All the children were recorded as having been born in Aberdovey, Merionethshire. Also present was servant Elizabeth Davies, 22, General Servant from Borth, Cardiganshire. Visiting the family were her uncle John Davies, 35, Master Mariner from Borth, Cardiganshire, aunt Amelia Davies, 25, from Carnarvon, cousin David Davies, 4, Scholar born Aberdovey, Merionethshire, and cousin Jane Ann, 1, born Carnarvon.

      Marg(a)retta was not at home for the 1881 Census but she may have been working as a Domestic Servant Nurse for the family of Richard and Martha Davies of Manchester House, Towyn, Merionethshire, Wales (Aberdovey), Merionethshire: see RG11 Piece 5478 Folio 41 Page 4.

      From the 1891 Census (RG12 Piece 4587 Folio 38 Page 8), Margretta is 25 and living at 15 Copper Hill Street, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales with her Merchantship Sailor husband John Rees, also 25 and born in Aberdovey Merionethshire. Their 4 month old daughter, Elizabeth, is also with them.

      From the 1901 Census (RG13 Piece 3438 Folio 132 Page 32) Marg(a)retta, 35, and her husband, John, also 35, have moved to 7 Dalkeith Street, Toxteth, Liverpool. John is now a Mariner. Their children Elizabeth, 10, Margaret, 8, Mary E(thel), 5, William, 4 and Annie, 2, are also with them.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1044] Julian Walters.

    2. [S2262] Una Sanderson.

    3. [S5417] 1911 England Census - Alive, (People who should be alive for the 1911 England and Wales Census) (Reliability: 3), 20 Jun 2010.

    4. [S6297] Temp Tag 9 II (Reliability: 3), 23 May 2011.

    5. [S2262] Una Sanderson (Reliability: 3), 1 Mar 2014.
      These records were tagged as being sourced by Una Sanderson.

    6. [S347] RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 37 Page 34, (Aberdovey, Merionethshire) (Reliability: 3).
      Filename: RG10_Pc5602_Fo37_Pa34.jpg

    7. [S2262] Una Sanderson (Reliability: 3), 8 Jan 2008.

    8. [S8515] England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, ((http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)), accessed 4 May 2020), Birth Registration for Margaretta WILLIAMS (509); Jun 1865; Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire; Volume 11b, Page 210. (Reliability: 3), 4 May 2020.
      Extracted from the Ancestry records of the England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915 on 4/5/2020

      Jun 1865; Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire; Volume 11b, Page 210 Birth Registration for Margaretta WILLIAMS
      https://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=PKK5947&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&dbid=8912&gsfn=margaretta&gsln=williams&gsfn_x=1&gsln_x=1&cp=0&msbdy=1865&msbdy_x=1&msbpn__ftp=machynlleth&msbpn__ftp_x=1&new=1&rank=1&uidh=e72&redir=false&gss=angs-d&pcat=34&fh=0&h=60704363&recoff=&ml_rpos=1&queryId=92a5923a23de252eeb097816535afb16
      Birth Registration for Margaretta WILLIAMS (509)
      Birth Registration for Margaretta WILLIAMS (509)


    9. [S1652] Birth Certificate for Margaretta WILLIAMS (00509), Entry 475; Registration District: Machynlleth; 1865. Birth in the Sub-district of Pennal in the Counties of Merioneth and Montgomery. (Reliability: 4), 7 Aug 2007.

    10. [S10419] General Register Office, (https://www.gro.gov.uk), accessed 4 May 2020), Birth Registration for Margaretta WILLIAMS (509) (Reliability: 3), 4 May 2020.
      Extracted from General Register Office website 4/5/2020

      GRO Reference: Jun, 1865: Machynlleth, Powys, Volume 11B, Page 210: Birth Registration for Margaretta WILLIAMS : Mother's maiden surname: DAVIES

    11. [S9348] 1871 Wales Census for Merionethshire, Wales. Merionethshire., (Ancestry. http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7618 : n.d.), Aberdovey, folio 37, page 34; digital images, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7618 : accessed 2 Sep 2020); citing PRO RG 10/5602 (Reliability: 3), 2 Sep 2020.
      1871 Wales Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 2/9/2020


      1871 (Aberdovey) Census for Elizabeth WILLIAMS (506)

      Age: 32
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1839
      Relation: Wife
      Gender: Female
      Civil Parish: [Cefnrhosisaf]
      Ecclesiastical parish: Aberdovey
      Town: Aberdovey
      County/Island: Merionethshire
      Country: Wales
      Registration District: Machynlleth
      Sub-registration District: Pennal
      ED, institution, or vessel: 5
      Household Schedule Number: 174
      Piece: 5602
      Folio: 37
      Page Number: 34
      Household Members:
      Elizabeth WILLIAMS: Age 32 (1839)
      Ann Elizabeth WILLIAMS: Age 10 (1861)
      Mary WILLIAMS: Age 8 (1863)
      Margareta WILLIAMS: Age 5 (1866)
      Lizze WILLIAMS: Age 4 (1867)
      Owen WILLIAMS: Age 1 (1870)
      Elizabeth DAVIES: Age 22 (1849)
      John DAVIES: Age 35 (1836)
      Amelia DAVIES: Age 25 (1846)
      David DAVIES: Age 4 (1867)
      Jane Ann DAVIES: Age 1 (1870)
      https://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=uki1871wales&indiv=try&h=27135306
      1871 (Aberdovey) Census for Elizabeth WILLIAMS (506)
      1871 (Aberdovey) Census for Elizabeth WILLIAMS (506)


    12. [S910] RG11 Piece 5478 Folio 41 Page 4, (Aberdovey, Merionethshire), RG11 Piece 5478 Folio 41 Page 4 (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S1022] RG12 Piece 4587 Folio 38 Page 8, (Aberdovey, Merionethshire), RG12 Piece 4587 Folio 38 Page 8 (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S1269] RG13 Piece 3438 Folio 132 Page 32, (Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire), RG13 Piece 3438 Folio 132 Page 32 (Reliability: 3), 21 Apr 2007.

    15. [S1857] Registration of Deaths, (Ancestry.co.uk), Sep 1927, Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Volume 11b, Page 151 (Reliability: 4), 12 Mar 2008.
      Margretta REES, Age 62

    16. [S8519] England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, ((http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)), accessed 15 Jan 2015), Marriage Registration for Owen WILLIAMS and Elizabeth DAVIES (168); Volume 8b, Page 180 Sep 1859, Liverpool, Lancashire, Volume 8b, Page 180. (Reliability: 3), 15 Jan 2015.
      Marriage Registration for Owen Williams (32)
      Marriage Registration for Owen Williams (32)
      Marriage Registration for Elizabeth Davies (506)
      Marriage Registration for Elizabeth Davies (506)


    17. [S309] Meriel and Ian Haynes, (Much of the Barmouth connection, and a lot more, are courtesy of Meriel and Ian Haynes. Thank you) (Reliability: 3).
      Date of Import: Aug 9, 2004

    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

    21. [S142] Census 1901 West Derby Liverpool RG13 3487 page 4 (visitor).

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

    23. [S2304] Marriage Certificate for Owen WILLIAMS and Elizabeth DAVIES (168), Entry 71; 1859. Marriage solemnized at St. Davids Church in the Parish of Liverpool in the County of Lancaster. (Reliability: 4), 12 Jan 2008.

    24. [S9314] Liverpool, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921, ((http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=2197)), accessed 15 Jan 2015), Marriage for Owen WILLIAMS and Elizabeth DAVIES; 17 Aug 1838; St. David, Liverpool, Lancashire, England. (Reliability: 3), 15 Jan 2015.
      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
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&MS_AdvCB=1&db=LiverpoolCoEMarriages&rank=1&new=1&MSAV=2&msT=1&gss=angs-d&gsfn=owen&gsfn_x=XO&gsln=williams&gsln_x=XO&msgdy=1859&msgdy_x=1&uidh=e72&pcat=34&fh=0&h=3039304&recoff=9+10+30&ml_rpos=1
      Marriage for Owen Williams and Elizabeth Davies
      Marriage for Owen Williams and Elizabeth Davies


    25. [S8519] England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, ((http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)), accessed 4 May 2020), Marriage Registration for John REES and Margaretta WILLIAMS (249); Mar 1890; Cardiff, Glamorgan; Volume 11a, Page 387. (Reliability: 3), 4 May 2020.
      Extracted from the Ancestry records of the England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915 on 4/5/2020

      Mar 1890; Cardiff, Glamorgan; Volume 11a, Page 387 Marriage Registration for John REES and Margaretta WILLIAMS
      https://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=PKK5957&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&dbid=8913&gsfn=john&gsln=rees&gsfn_x=1&gsln_x=1&cp=0&msgdy=1890&msgdy_x=1&msgpn__ftp=cardiff&msgpn__ftp_x=1&new=1&rank=1&uidh=e72&redir=false&msT=1&gss=angs-d&pcat=34&fh=0&h=23842025&recoff=&ml_rpos=1&queryId=d1804451686848cdbd747b52c62fb5e1
      Marriage Registration for John REES (541)
      Marriage Registration for John REES (541)
      Marriage Registration for Margaretta WILLIAMS (509)
      Marriage Registration for Margaretta WILLIAMS (509)


    26. [S8864] Cambrian News and Merionethshire Standard, Cambrian News, ((http://welshnewspapers.llgc.org.uk)), accessed 1 Feb 2014), Marriage between John REES and Margaretta WILLIAMS; 8 Feb 1890. (Reliability: 3), 1 Feb 2014.
      MARRIAGES. REES— WILLIAMS— On the 8th February, at Cardiff, John Rees, mariner, Aberdovey, to Margaretta, second daughter of Capt. Owen Williams, Church- street, Aberdovey.
      Marriage between John Rees and Margaretta Williams (249)
      Marriage between John Rees and Margaretta Williams (249)
      Cambrian News and Merionethshire Standard