Owen Williams

Owen Williams[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8]

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  • Name Owen Williams  [9, 10, 11, 12
    Registration Between 1 Jan 1870 and 31 Mar 1870  Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Birth 
    • Volume 11b, Page 195
    Born 13 Feb 1870  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 12, 14
    Gender Male 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Wales 
    • RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 37 Page 34
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    High Street 
    • RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 37 Page 34
    Residence 1881  Towyn, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    Wales 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    Scholar 
    Died 14 Sep 1918  Llanaelhaiarn, Caernarvonshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
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    Person ID I511  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2022 

    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  [18
    Marriage Registration 
    • Volume 8b, Page 180
    Married 17 Aug 1859  St. Davids Church, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26
    • 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. [16]
    Family ID F168  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Birth - Between 1 Jan 1870 and 31 Mar 1870 - Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Feb 1870 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wales - 2 Apr 1871 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - High Street - 2 Apr 1871 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - Towyn, 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 - Scholar - 3 Apr 1881 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
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  • Census
    1871 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    1871 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 37 Page 34  

    Dwelling High Street 
    Location Aberdovey, Merioneth 
    Source RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 37 Page 34 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    WILLIAMS Elizabeth Wife 32 Bonnet Maker Borth, Cardigan 
    WILLIAMS Ann Elizabeth Daughter 10 Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    WILLIAMS Mary Daughter Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    WILLIAMS Margreta Daughter Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    WILLIAMS Lizze Daughter Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    WILLIAMS Owen Son  Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    DAVIES Elizabeth Serv 22 General Servant Borth, Cardigan 
    DAVIES John Visitor 35 Master Mariner Borth, Cardigan 
    DAVIES Amelia Wife 25  Caernarvon 
    DAVIES David Son Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    DAVIES Jane Ann Daughter  Caernarvon 
    1881 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    1881 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    RG11 Piece 5478 Folio 50 Page 21  

    Dwelling Church Street 
    Location Aberdovey, Merioneth 
    Source RG11 Piece 5478 Folio 50 Page 21 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    WILLIAMS Elizabeth Wife (head) 42 Sailors Wife Borth, Cardigan, Wales 
    WILLIAMS Annie Elizabeth Daughter 20 General Servant Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales 
    WILLIAMS Mary Daughter 18 Dressmaker Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales 
    WILLIAMS Owen Son  10 Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales 
    WILLIAMS David John Son  Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales 
    WILLIAMS Susannah Daughter  Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales 
    WILLIAMS Jane Ellen Daughter  Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales 
    WILLIAMS Thomas Owen Son   Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales 
    WILLIAMS John Davies Son  2 m  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales 

  • 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 
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    8. [S2262] Una Sanderson (Reliability: 3).
      These records were tagged as being sourced by Una Sanderson.

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

    10. [S10854] 1881 Wales Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004. 1881 British Isles Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ? Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the l), 1,8059::0. (Reliability: 0).
      Birth date: abt 1871
      Birth place: Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales
      Residence date: 1881
      Residence place: Towyn, Merionethshire, Wales

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

    12. [S2262] Una Sanderson (Reliability: 3).

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

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

    15. [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, \i Ancestry\i0 ?(http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7618 : accessed 2 Sep 2020); citing PRO RG 10/5602 (Reliability: 3).
      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


    16. [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

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

    18. [S8559] England & Wales, Register of Marriages, 1837-2005, ((http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?htx=List&dbid=8753&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0)), 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).

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

    20. [S10855] Liverpool, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. Date:2011 Place:Provo, UT, USA), 1,2197::0., Liverpool Record Office; Liverpool, England; Reference Number: 283 DAV/3/8 (Reliability: 0).

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

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

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

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

    25. [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).

    26. [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).
      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