John Rees

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  • Name John Rees  [6, 7
    Born 1864  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Registration Between 1 Oct 1864 and 31 Dec 1864  Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Birth Registration 
    • Volume 11b, Page 186
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Wales 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Bwlch 
    Residence 1881  Anglesey, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Vessels 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Wales 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Farm Labourer 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Sychnant 
    Occupation 8 Feb 1890  Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mariner 
    Census 5 Apr 1891  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Wales 
    Occupation 5 Apr 1891  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Sailor (Merchantship) 
    Residence 1901  Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 31 Mar 1901  Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    England 
    Occupation 31 Mar 1901  Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Mariner 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Towyn, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Died 1915 
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    Person ID I541  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2022 

    Father David Rees
              b. 1825, Pennal, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1901, Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Ann Thomas
              b. 1827, Towyn, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1906, Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1848 
    Registration Sep 1848  Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Marriage 
    • Volume 27, Page 111
    Family ID F1354  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaretta Williams
              b. 2 May 1865, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 22 Aug 1927, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Registration Between 1 Jan 1890 and 31 Mar 1890  Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Marriage Registration 
    • Volume 11a Page 387
    Married 8 Feb 1890  Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [17, 18
    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, Conway, Caernarvonshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (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. Oct 1982, Meirionnydd, Gwynedd, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2022 
    Family ID F249  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1864 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Birth Registration - Between 1 Oct 1864 and 31 Dec 1864 - Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wales - 2 Apr 1871 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bwlch - 2 Apr 1871 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Vessels - 1881 - Anglesey, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wales - 3 Apr 1881 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Labourer - 3 Apr 1881 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Sychnant - 3 Apr 1881 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage Registration - Between 1 Jan 1890 and 31 Mar 1890 - Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mariner - 8 Feb 1890 - Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Feb 1890 - Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wales - 5 Apr 1891 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Sailor (Merchantship) - 5 Apr 1891 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 31 Mar 1901 - Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mariner - 31 Mar 1901 - Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Apr 1911 - Towyn, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
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  • Census
    1881 Wales Census for Holyhead, Anglesey
    1881 Wales Census for Holyhead, Anglesey
    RG11 Piece 5595 Folio 148 Page 8a  

    Vessel Mary Jane 
    Location New Harbour, Holyhead, Anglesey 
    Source RG11 Piece 5595 Folio 148 Page 8 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    DANIEL Capt. David  44 Master Borth, Cardiganshire 
    JONES Edward  21 Mate Rhyl, Flintshire 
    REES John   15 Boy Towyn Merionethshire 
    1881 Wales Census for Holyhead, Anglesey
    1881 Wales Census for Holyhead, Anglesey
    RG11 Piece 5595 Folio 148 Page 8  

    Vessel Mary Jane 
    Location New Harbour, Holyhead, Anglesey 
    Source RG11 Piece 5595 Folio 148 Page 8 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    DANIEL Capt. David  44 Master Borth, Cardiganshire 
    JONES Edward  21 Mate Rhyl, Flintshire 
    REES John   15 Boy Towyn Merionethshire 
    1891 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    1891 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    RG12 Piece 4587 Folio 38 Page 8  

    Dwelling 15 Copper Hill Street 
    Location Aberdovey, Merioneth 
    Source RG12 Piece 4587 Folio 38 Page 8 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    REES John Head 25 Sailor (Merchantship) Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    REES Margretta Wife 25  Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    REES Elizabeth Daughter  4 m  Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    1901 England Census for Toxteth, Lancashire
    1901 England Census for Toxteth, Lancashire
    RG13 Piece 3438 Folio 132 Page 32  

    Dwelling 7 Dalkeith Street 
    Location Toxteth, Liverpool 
    Source RG13 Piece 3438 Folio 132 Page 32 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Status Home Birthplace 
    REES John Head 35 Mariner   Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    REES Margaretta Wife 35    Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    REES Elizabeth Daughter  10    Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    REES Margaret Daughter     Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    REES Mary E Daughter     Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    REES William Son     Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    REES Annie Daughter     Aberdovey, Merionethshire 

  • Notes 
    • Lived in 9, The Hall, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales (Corbett).

      Deceased in 1915 when Elizabeth was married ...

      So sayeth the marriage certificate (Entry 191 in 22nd book, Pontypridd).

      From the 1881 Census (RG11 Piece 5595 Folio 148 Page 8) there was a John Rees, 15, from Towyn, Merionethshire, Wales Merionethshire, aboard the Schooner Mary Jane as Boy. The vessel was riding at anchor in New Harbour, Holyhead, Anglesey. Also aboard were the Master Captain David Daniel, married, 44, from Borth Cardiganshire and Mate Edward Jones, unmarried, 21, from Rhyl, Flintshire.

      From the 1891 Census (RG12 Piece 4587 Folio 38 Page 8), John, 25, was a Merchantship Sailor living at 15 Copper Hill Street, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. Also in the household are his wife, Margaret(ta), 25, and his 4 month old daughter, Elizabeth.

      From the 1901 Census (RG13 Piece 3438 Folio 132 Page 32), John, 35, was a Mariner living at 7 Dalkeith Street, Toxteth, Liverpool. Margaretta, 35, his wife and Elizabeth, his daughter, now 10, have been joined by Margaret, 8, Mary E(thel), 5, William, 4 and Annie, 2.
      From the 1871 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire (RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 15 Page 1) John, 6, was with his parents David, 47, Farmer of 19 acres from Pennal, Merionethshire, and Anne, 44, from Towyn, Merionethshire, at Bwlch, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. With him were his siblings Margaret, 11, Scholar, Richard, 9, Scholar, and Rowland, 6. All the children were reportedly born in Towyn, Merionethshire.

      From the 1881 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire (RG11 Piece 5478 Folio 34 Page 1) John, 16, Farm Labourer, was with his parents David, 56, Farmer of 20 Acres from Pennal, Merionethshire, and Anne, 54, from Towyn, Merionethshire, at Sychnant, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. With him were his siblings Margaret, 21, Housemaid (Domestic), Richard, 18, Farm Labourer, and Rowland, 16, Farm Labourer. All the children were reportedly born in Towyn, Merionethshire.

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

    2. [S10841] Owens Family Tree on Ancestry, Owens, LloydAncestry, (https://ancestry.co.uk), ) (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S6297] Temp Tag 9 II (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S8049] Ancestry Family Trees, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.), Ancestry Family Trees (Reliability: 0).

    5. [S10839] The Owens Family Tree, Owens, LloydAncestry, (https://ancestry.co.uk), ) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [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 1866
      Birth place: Towyn, Merionethshire, Wales
      Residence date: 1881
      Residence place: Vessels, Anglesey, Wales

    7. [S6211] 1901 England Census, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1901. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives, 1901. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England. The National Archi), 1,7814::0., Class: RG13; Piece: 3438; Folio: 132; Page: 32 (Reliability: 0).

    8. [S10419] General Register Office, (https://www.gro.gov.uk), accessed 4 May 2020), Birth Registration for John REES (541) (Reliability: 3).
      Extracted from General Register Office website 4/5/2020

      GRO Reference: Dec, 1864: Machynlleth, Powys, Volume 11B, Page 186: Birth Registration for John REES : Mother's maiden surname: THOMAS

    9. [S8515] England & Wales, Register of Births, 1837-2007, FreeBMD, ((http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)), accessed 4 May 2020), Birth Registration for John REES (541); Dec 1864; Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire; Volume 11b, Page 186. (Reliability: 3).
      Extracted from the Ancestry records of the England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915 on 4/5/2020

      Dec 1864; Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire; Volume 11b, Page 186 Birth Registration for John REES
      https://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=PKK5979&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&dbid=8912&gsfn=john&gsln=rees&gsfn_x=1&gsln_x=1&cp=0&msbdy=1864&msbdy_x=1&_F00056EC=11b&_F00056EC_x=1&_F0005906=186&_F0005906_x=1&new=1&rank=1&uidh=e72&redir=false&gss=angs-d&pcat=34&fh=0&h=30320134&recoff=&ml_rpos=1&queryId=51d3d7a630e73c37988de528eeb29cc9

    10. [S9348] 1871 Wales Census for Merionethshire, Wales. Merionethshire., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7618 : n.d.), Aberdovey, folio 15, page 1; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0 ?(http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7618 : accessed 5 May 2020); citing PRO RG 10/5602 (Reliability: 3).
      Extracted from the Ancestry records of the 1871 Wales Census on 5/5/2020

      1871 Wales Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 5/5/2020


      Information for David REES

      Age: 47
      Estimated birth year: abt 1824
      Relation: Head
      Spouse's name: Anne Rees
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Pennal, Merionethshire, Wales
      Civil Parish: [Cefnrhosisaf]
      Ecclesiastical parish: Aberdovey
      County/Island: Merionethshire
      Country: Wales
      Registration district: Machynlleth
      Sub-registration district: Pennal
      ED, institution, or vessel: 4
      Household schedule number: 2
      Piece: 5602
      Folio: 15
      Page Number: 1
      Household Members:
      David REES: Age 47 (1824)
      Anne REES: Age 44 (1827)
      Margret REES: Age 11 (1860)
      Richard REES: Age 9 (1862)
      Rowland REES: Age 6 (1865)
      John REES: Age 6 (1865)
      https://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=uki1871wales&indiv=try&h=27134545RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 15 Page 1

    11. [S9347] 1881 Wales Census for Merionethshire, Wales. Merionethshire., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8059 : n.d.), Aberdovey, folio 34, page 1; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0 ?(http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8059 : accessed 5 May 2020); citing PRO RG 11/5478 (Reliability: 3).
      Extracted from the Ancestry records of the 1881 Wales Census on 5/5/2020

      1881 Wales Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 5/5/2020


      Information for David REES

      Age: 56
      Estimated birth year: abt 1825
      Relation: Head
      Spouse's name: Anne Rees
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Pennal, Merionethshire, Wales
      Civil Parish: Towyn
      County/Island: Merionethshire
      Country: Wales
      Street address: Sychnant
      Condition as to marriage: Married
      Occupation: Farmer Of 20 Acres
      Registration district: Machynlleth
      Sub registration district: Pennal
      ED, institution, or vessel: 4
      Piece: 5478
      Folio: 34
      Page Number: 1
      Household Members:
      David REES: Age 56 (1825)
      Anne REES: Age 54 (1827)
      Margaret REES: Age 21 (1860)
      Richard REES: Age 18 (1863)
      John REES: Age 16 (1865)
      Rowland REES: Age 16 (1865)
      https://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?dbid=8059&h=12950898&indiv=try&o_vc=Record:OtherRecord&rhSource=7618RG11 Piece 5478 Folio 34 Page 1

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

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

    14. [S10853] 1911 Wales Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. Date:2011 Place:Provo, UT, USA), 1,2353::0., Class: RG14; Piece: 33712; Schedule Number: 29 (Reliability: 0).

    15. [S1854] Registration of Marriages, (Ancestry.co.uk), Sep 1848, Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Volume 27, Page 111 (Reliability: 2).
      David REES + Ann THOMAS

    16. [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 4 May 2020), Marriage Registration for John REES and Margaretta WILLIAMS (249); Mar 1890; Cardiff, Glamorgan; Volume 11a, Page 387. (Reliability: 3).
      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

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

    18. [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).
      MARRIAGES. REES? WILLIAMS? On the 8th February, at Cardiff, John Rees, mariner, Aberdovey, to Margaretta, second daughter of Capt. Owen Williams, Church- street, Aberdovey.
      Cambrian News and Merionethshire Standard