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Mary Davies
Looking for help in finding the birth of my Great Great Grandmother Mary Davies born about 1828 in Welshpool , Fathers name Robert, she married in Birmingham in 1849 would welcome any help or ideas
red mail Lost Ggrandmother
Around 1846 Sarah Jones was born in Welshpool (well that's what she said on the census!) her father was David Jones. I don't know the mother's name. Because of the common factor in the names I've never been able to trace them on a census of 1851 or 1861. I pick her up getting wed in Aberdare in 1864 and all my information comes from that date onwards. If you know of any Jones family from in or around Welshpool who moved down to the coalfields of the valleys and have any information you could share, I'd be really pleased to hear from you. Thank you Gay.
red mail Elizabeth JONES marriage 1821
Elizabeth married an Edward JONES 4 Aug 1821 in Welshpool. My Edward Jones was born in Llanfyllin about 1798, and after marrying, moved to London and worked as a hatter in Southwark. Have full history of descendants to share, but need verfication that this connection is correct.
red mail PRYCE
Can anybody tell me about the family of William Henry Pryce who was born in Welshpool in about 1838. I believe his parents were William Pryce and Harriet Jones. Is it possible that he married in Wales?? He went to Australia in 1864 when he was about 26 years old and he married there in 1867.
red mail Sarah Elizabeth Oscar Humphreys
I am searching for details of my great grandmother Sarah Elizabeth Oscar born 1839 in welshpool. She later married John Green (he was a policeman) about 1870 who was to become my great grandfather. I do not have very much information about her except that they resided in Laleham Middlesex England for quite a few years. Any help would be fanastic as I am just starting out on this venture. I am not sure whether Sarah was married before she married John George Green and that her maiden name was Oscar. Her fathers name was William Humphreys and her mothers maiden name was Elizabeth Adams . She (Sarah) was one of about 12 children.
red mail Jones, John
My great grandfather, John Jones was born in Welshpool in 1846. On his marriage certificate in 1873 his father is given as William Jones, a labourer. John married Eliza Gill (who was born in the Isle of Man) at Walton-on-the-Hill, Liverpool. I should like to know more about my great grandfather's family.
red mail Rogers - Cadwalader
Rogers, David b. 1810 Llanedidan, Denb., d. 1875 Ruthin. Mar. to Elizabeth DAVIES 1839. Son Richard b. 1843, dau. b.1841. Richard mar. Ann Cadwalader 1864. This couple migrated to USA. Visiting Welshpool next Sept. - better to research in Aberys. or Welshpool? Thank you for any help.
red mail Seven Jones Sisters from Welshpool
My 2x great grandmother, Jane Jones, was one of seven sisters born to a William Jones in Welshpool in 1843. Jane married William Henry Pryce (1837) also of Welshpool. There was Jane, Harriett Lucy, Ann, Alice, Susan and the other two I only know as Mrs. Williams and Mrs. Maynard. I think they all worked as servants and chambermaids either in the area or in London. I would love to find out who their mother was and if there is still family in the area.
red mail Owen
Look-up wanted for a distant relative John Owen/Owens. He died in Welshpool on Sunday 27th.March 1853 and he was buried on Saturday 2nd.April 1853. I don't know which graveyard he is buried in. I don't know his wife's name. Anyone who researches gravestones or can shed light on John's details please ??
red mail John Deag - Welshpool - late 1700s
John Deag married Margaret Davies on 2nd August 1732 and they had Edward on 20 June 1733 and Jane on 6th June 1742. Id love to find out more about Margaret Davies - she was of the parish according to the marriage register, but of course Davies is not a rare name! Edward moved out of Welshpool and into Shrewsbury where he married, but I have no record of what happened to Jane. All help appreciated.
red mail Sparrow/Rogers
Looking for information about Maria Rogers and the Sparrow family who lived in and around Welshpool/Guilsford. Connections with the Mermaid pup and a pub at Guilsford. Also lived at Upper Plantation? where is this?
red mail william charles williams
I am trying to trace records of my gt grandfather. He was born in welshpool around 1850 +/- 2 years. I cant find any trace of him until he married my gt grandmother Annie Marshallsay Gibbs, in 1879 in Cardiff. where his marriage certificates states he was 27( although other records show he should have been 29 at this stage)and that he was born in welshpool and his father John Williams was a builder. I have traced his life from marriage to death but cant find anything before 1879 not even a record of his birth. Rumour has it that he emigrated to America as an infant where he married and had twin children who along with his wife all died from cholera he then at some stage came back to the UK before 1879. I have tried all the shipping lists and web sites but cannot find any trace of him.
red mail Gt x 4 Grandmother
Elizabeth?1760, Wife of William Francis1772 is marked on 1851 and 1861 Lancashire census as born in Welshpool Montgomeryshire.They lived in the Forden Union Workhouse between1819 and 1824. William died in 1824 and Elizabeth married subsequently to a John Passant who died in 1838 Elizabeth then moved to Lancashire with her family. She died in 1865 aged 85. I am trying to trace them both, around 1800 to 1819.Help would be appreciated.
I am looking for the birth of my great great grandmother Mary Davies born Welshpool about 1828 father name Robert Davies, moved at some point to Birmingham where she married William Holtham, father a shoe-maker by trade on marriage certificate would be pleased to have any help or information.
red mail Jones Welshpool
I have become very stuck looking for and finding my Great-Grandad. William Jones b: 1857 approx, was married 3x, Martha Jones, Mary Wynn and finally Margaret. He had 3 daughters and 1 son (my grandfather)David Francis Jones, b: 4.10.1892. I believe that William's father was also a William, who had died by the time William married for the first time in 1881.
red mail ELIZABETH JONES Born- 1791
Elizabeth Jones born in Welshpool in 1791, was my Gr.Gr.Great Grandmother. Her parents were Richard & Mary Jones (nee Reynolds) She had 4 siblings: Thomas b.1786, Mary b.1789, Sarah b.1792 and Jane b.1799. Elizabeth married John Hardwick in 1815, in Aymestrey Herefordshire. I am directly decended from their daughter Elizabeth Hardwick born in 182o. Would love to hear from any one decended from the Jones' or Reynolds' families.
red mail 1851 Census
In the 1851 census I have a possible match for my ggggrandfather in the Township of what looks like Garthillin and an address of 46 Garthilling the address listed before this one is 45 Cider shop. Does anyone know where this was as I cannot find a place by that name even on old maps. Any help appreciated.
red mail WILLIAMS Edward and Richard
My great great grandfather Richard was born in Welshpool around 1835. His father was Edward born around 1809. Richard went to Penge, in Surrey and Married a Susannah Brown when he was 30. Does anyone have any information about this family. I cannot find a marriage for Edward and Richard is the only child I can trace. Can anyone help I believe he would have been baptised in St. Mary's Welshpool.
red mail Elizabeth Hekin
I am looking for the parents of Elizabeth Hekin born c. 1776 in the Welshpool area and who married John Newill c.1795.They had at least 6 children: Joseph 1797 ; Elizabeth 1798 ; Thomas 1804 ; Sarah 1821; Martha 1823 ; John 1806.
red mail Williams from Bellant
On the 1851 census of Leftwich, Cheshire Edward Williams (age 38) says his birthplace is Montgomeryshire Bellant. On the 1871 census he states that his birthplace is Montgomeryshire Welshpool. I would appreciate any information about a possible location for Bellant. Has anyone come across a farm, crossroads, chapel or structure of that name near Welshpool? It doesn't seem to be the name of a street in the town. A couple of notes from a journal kept by one of Edward's grandsons suggest Edward Williams parents were Sarah Jones of Welshpool and Thomas Williams who got drownded. Thanks.
red mail sarah anne owen 1891
i have just purchased a very old photo album which contains many old family photos and christening card for sarah anne owen dated 14th april 1891, at st marys church welshpool. also remembrance card for private thomas e oliver son of pryce & emily oliver died of wounds february 12th 1916 in his 25th year. would love to return these to any family members.
red mail Jones
I am looking for information on Mary Ellen Jones born 1878. She married Edwin Isaac Jones 4th Mch.1896 in The Lodge, St.Martins, Chirk
red mail Edward Turner -sawyer 1830s-1840s
Can anyone help me with the location of a sawmill in Upper Pool, Welshpool in the 1830s/40s please? Where exactly is Upper Pool in relation to the town of Welshpool? Thanks.
Davies, Drayton
George Davies b.1846 son of Charles and Martha Davies. Charles Davies b. 1800 son of Richard and Ann Davies. Martha Jones b.circa 1807 in Shropshire, possibly Hanwood or Alberbury
red mail Family of Isaiah Morgan
I am looking for the family of Isaiah Morgan born 1818 in welshpool he was my great great great grandfather and either the family moved to liverpool or just Isaiah, I can only find him in 1861 &1871 in england can not trace a marraige but he was to a lydia cannot find her second name i know he had children becouse my granddad is one of them Isaiah morgan born 1842.mary morgan 1847 in manchester. he was born in liverpool, ellen morgan 1850 manchester,sarah a morgan 1854 manchester jane morgan 1861 manchesterwe know he moved for work as a bricklayer but when.
red mail William Gwilt 1814-1856
William married a Jane Lloyd (1812-1864), and their first son Richard Lloyd Gwilt was born in December 1839. William was a plumber, glazier and painter, and I suspect worked at Powis Castle. Oral tradition has it that Jane was connected with the Lloyds of Lloyds Bank, and that her father was a brother to the great grandfather of Lord Lloyd of Egypt. Both William and Jane have a sizeable gravestone facing the door of Christ Church, Welshpool, and so they must have some standing within the community. I have been unable to establish the names of either of their parents, as no marriage record exists for them, and their parents are not mentioned on their death records. Does anyone have any more information?
red mail burgess
john burgess, wife(mary formerly evans) son was born 1889 at red lion passage welshpool , which is my grandad,there were 3 sisters , lillian ruby,sarah, glad of any help.
red mail Humphrys Edward (Ned)
Humphrys Edward (Ned) Any information please on my gt gt gt uncle who worked as gardener at Powis Castle in the 1800s. He was born in Welshpool and had a sister Charlotte who married Samuel Edwards in 1880 - they lived near Oswestry Shropshire.
red mail Flower-Jones
I am looking for information about Margaret Jones who married Henry Flower in Welshpool in 1823. Their first six children were born there, then they emigrated to New Zealand, in 1842. She died there in 1890.
red mail Thomas & Margaret Davies. Llangniew
Looking for information on my G/Grandparents and children living in Llangniew from 1861. Thomas and Margaret born 1833 and died within 4 days of each other in 1895.Any help tracing the children would be welcome.
red mail Leggatt family research
I'm looking for information about the family of my grandfather George Frederick Leggatt who was born in Welshpool in 1885 or 1886. His mother was called Sarah and was also born in Welshpool and his father's name was James (born in Bognor)
red mail DOWNES GEORGE BORN C 1800
Can anyone help me with information for my Gr Gr Grandfather George Downes Born abt 1798 - 1800 Welshpool and family.George was sent as a convict to NSW Australia in 1818 with his brother? William Downes c 1790 aboard the convict ship Morley *2 for fourteen years
red mail TINPLATE WORKER in welshpool l871
thomas troke was born exeter,devon but was living 10 mill lane, welshpool on 1871 census working as a tinplate worker. does anyone know what he would have been doing or where he may have been working? also on census caroline lucy dau. age 5 born oswestry, salop, mary ellen dau. 3 born welshpool and george thomas son aged 1 born welshpool. wife jane is listed and then crossed outas not at home.where was she?
Trow family
Information required on Joseph Trow, a butcher, and his family from the Welshpool area. Born about 1815 his daughter, Jane (born 1837), married Joseph Renfrey in 1856.
My 2G Grandfather was Edwin Bentley, bc.1837 in Welshpool. He was a Corporal Major, Royal Horse Guards Blue and eventually moved to the Fylde, where he died in 1902. He married twice, and from the first marriage he had a daughter Harriet, bc.1869 in Henfield, Surrey. He married Sarah Morris (nee Williams?) 2 Apr 1878 in Welshpool, and his father is listed as Morris (sic ... should be Maurice I think), who was a policeman. I believe Maurice came from Halifax, bc.1807, and he married a Sarah in Welshpool. I believe they had at leats 3 children: Edwin, Maurice R and Harriet Sarah. I have the birth certificate for Harriet (Sarah) but it does not list her father, nor her mother's maiden name. I can't find Edwin's birth reference, so it may have been just before registration began. I did find a death record for an Edwin Bentley in 4Q 1837 ... which I mistakenly thought was the birth record I was looking for! Edwin Bentley and Sarah had 8 Bentley children (and Sarah had 5 Morris children too). I am descended from Oscar Bentley, their seventh child, born in 1887, Welshpool. Anyone further info would be appreciated about the Bentley's, Morris's, Williams. I know that Lucy Caroline Morris married Ernest Britcliffe, and moved to Sabden. Also, Edwin's sister, Harriet, married Joseph Whittingham in 1878.
red mail Elizabeth Jones
Trying to find any information on great grandmother she was born Elizabeth Jones in Welshpool in approx 1850, I think she married John Hodges in Welshpool and had two sons William and Albert, but think John died young, on my gran's birth certificate her mother's name is Elizabeth formerly Hodges nee Jones she married a William Brown, on the 1891 census they were living in Hall Passage, Castle Foregate
red mail Welshpool house with a well in the cellar
My mother's Uncle Charles and Aunt Harriet lived in Welshpool at the time of WW1. He was a gardener at the castle. Their house had a fresh water spring in the cellar. Apparently the local doctor sent patients to my aunt for some of the water. Possibly the house was on the castle estate. Does anybody know of its whereabouts please?
red mail Lee
Looking for George Henry Lee born ketley 1874 emigrated to Canada aged 11 returned to England approx 1905 onwards may have resided in Welshpool

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