Owen Williams

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

Male 1870 -

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  • Name Owen Williams  [6, 7, 8
    Registration Between 1 Jan 1870 and 31 Mar 1870  Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Birth 
    • Volume 11b, Page 195
    Born 13 Feb 1870  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 10
    Gender Male 
    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)
    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, 13
    Wales 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Scholar 
    Died Y  [8
    Person ID I511  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  [14
    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  [12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
    • 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. [12]
    Family ID F168  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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 50 Page 21

  • Notes 
    • From the 1871 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire (RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 37 Page 34) Owen, 1, was with his mother Elizabeth, married, 32, from Borth, Cardiganshire, in High Street, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. With him were his sisters Ann Elizabeth, 10, Scholar, Mary, 8, Scholar, Margareta (sic), 5, Scholar, Lizze (sic), 4, Scholar, and . 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 his 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.

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

      In 1883, at the age of 13, according to Lewis Lloyd in 'A Real Little Seaport' (ISBN 1 874786 48 8), Owen was Boy aboard the schooner Olive Branch - his father was Boatswain and Purser at the time. The vessel sailed from Swansea to Tunis, etc. and then on to St. John's Newfoundland. The wage was 5 shillings a month and when Owen was discharged at Liverpool on 28th March 1883 he had earned himself 2 shillings!

  • 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. [S562] RG11 Piece 5478 Folio 50 Page 21, (Aberdovey, Merionethshire) (Reliability: 3).
      Filename: RG11_Pc5478_Fo50_Pa21.jpg

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

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

    9. [S1856] Registration of Births, (Ancestry.co.uk), Mar 1870, Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Volume 11b, Page 195 (Reliability: 2), 12 Mar 2008.
      Owen WILLIAMS

    10. [S10419] General Register Office, (https://www.gro.gov.uk), accessed 17 Jul 2020), Birth Registration for Owen WILLIAMS (511) (Reliability: 3), 17 Jul 2020.
      Extracted from General Register Office website 17/7/2020

      GRO Reference: Mar, 1870: Machynlleth, Powys, Volume 11B, Page 195: Birth Registration for Owen 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. [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

    13. [S562] RG11 Piece 5478 Folio 50 Page 21, (Aberdovey, Merionethshire), RG11 Piece 5478 Folio 50 Page 21 (Reliability: 3).

    14. [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)


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

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

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

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

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

    20. [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.

    21. [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