William Howells

Male Abt 1829 - 1872  (~ 43 years)


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  • Name William Howells  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1829  Llantrithyd, Glamorganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1841  Llantrithyd, Glamorganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1851 
    Farm Servant 
    Residence 1851  Bonvilston, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 19 Apr 1856  [5
    Baller 
    Residence 19 Apr 1856  Tredegar Iron Works, Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 24 Jul 1856  [2
    Coal Miner 
    Residence 24 Jul 1856  Shop Row, Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1861  [6
    Iron Heater in Iron Works 
    Residence 1861  12 Wetherall Street, Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1869 
    Heater in Iron Works 
    Residence 1869  Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1871 
    Neater 
    Residence 1871  29 Iron Street, Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1872  [8
    Iron Baller 
    Residence 1872  22 Iron Street, Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 25 Nov 1872  22 Iron Street, Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: 42 
    Cause: Chronic Hepatitis 
    Person ID P826  Hamilton and Ridley Family Tree
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2014 

    DNA Tests  atDNA-1 Living (Jan 2017)

    Father William Howell,   b. Abt 1800, Llancarfan, Glamorganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1871  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Jane,   b. Abt 1800, Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1861 and 1871  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Notes 
    • Likely marriage:

      Grooms Last Name: Howell
      Grooms First Name: William
      Grooms Fathers First Name:
      Grooms Fathers Last Name:
      Grooms Parish:Llancarvan
      Grooms Age:
      Brides Last Name: Gwyn
      Brides First Name: Jane
      Brides Fathers First Name:
      Brides Fathers Last Name:
      Brides Parish: Llancarvan
      Brides Age:
      County: Glamorganshire
      Place / Parish: Llancarfan
      Marriage Year:1825
      Marriage Month: May
      Marriage Day: 7
      Banns Year:
      Banns Month:
      Banns Day:
      Page:26
      Record source: Glamorgan marriages - Transcripts
      Data provider:Welsh Archive Services / Gwasanaethau Archifau Cymru

      Another possibility was the marriage between William Howell and Jane Davies in Swansea in 1825. However, this William signed his name as "William Howell Jr" and died in 1829. His will can be viewed on The National Library of Wales website:

      http://wales.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|library/marc/vtls-wales|vtls003733635

      On the third and fourth images his name is given as "William Howell Junr". The third image also includes his occupation, Copper Refiner. This couple had at least two children, Mary Howel baptised 1826 in Swansea, and William Jenkin Howell batised 1828. The records include William's occupation of refiner/copper refiner:

      https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFZC-VRG

      https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VF87-PP1
    Family ID F494  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Jones,   b. Abt 1828, Bonvilston, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1869  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married 19 Apr 1856  The Register Office, Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
    +1. Alban Howells,   b. 24 Jul 1856, Shop Row, Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1922, Bridgend, Glamorganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Benjamin Randolph Howells,   b. 1859, Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +3. Lydia Howells,   b. 1863, Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 27 Dec 2013 
    Family ID F119  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jane Williams,   b. Abt 1826, Rhymney, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 16 Oct 1869  Siloh Chapel, Tredeger, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F120  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1829 - Llantrithyd, Glamorganshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - Llantrithyd, Glamorganshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1851 - Bonvilston, Glamorgan, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Apr 1856 - The Register Office, Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 24 Jul 1856 - Shop Row, Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1869 - Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Oct 1869 - Siloh Chapel, Tredeger, Monmouthshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871 - 29 Iron Street, Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1872 - 22 Iron Street, Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 42 - 25 Nov 1872 - 22 Iron Street, Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Alban Howells and Lucy Williams marriage certificate (1879)
    Alban Howells and Lucy Williams marriage certificate (1879)
    Alban Howells birth certificate (1857)
    Alban Howells birth certificate (1857)
    William Howells and Jane Soward (Williams) marriage certificate (1869)
    William Howells and Jane Soward (Williams) marriage certificate (1869)
    Howell(s) family (1841 Wales Census)
    Howell(s) family (1841 Wales Census)
    William Howells (1851 Wales Census)
    William Howells (1851 Wales Census)
    Howells family (1861 Wales Census)
    Howells family (1861 Wales Census)
    Howells family (1871 Wales Census)
    Howells family (1871 Wales Census)
    William Howells death certificate (1872)
    William Howells death certificate (1872)

  • Sources 
    1. [S-2099734593] England & Wales Marriage Index, RD: Cardiff, Qtr: Oct-Nov-Dec, Vol: 11A, Page: 340, Accessed 27 Dec 2013.
      Son Alban Howells' marriage certificate (1879).

    2. [S-2097899290] England & Wales Birth Index, RD: Abergavenny, Qtr: Jul-Aug-Sep, Vol: 11A, Page; 97, Accessed 27 Dec 2013.
      Son Alban Howells' birth certificate (recorded as "Alben").

    3. [S-2069730536] 1861 Wales Census, RD: Merthyr Tydfil, Piece: 4067, Folio: 15, Page; 23, Accessed 27 Dec 2013.
      Place of birth recorded as "Llantriddid".

    4. [S-1643032314] 1841 Wales Census, Piece: 1417, Book: 16, Folio: 5, Page: 5, Accessed 30 Jun 2013.

    5. [S-2099734593] England & Wales Marriage Index, RD: Cardiff, Qtr: Apr-May-Jun, Vol: 11A, Page: 415, Accessed 27 Dec 2013.
      When married: Nineteenth April 1856
      Name and surname: William Howells - Mary Jones
      Age: 25 years - 27 years
      Condition: Bachelor - Spinster
      Rank or professiona: Baller - Cook
      Residence at the time of marriage: Tredegar Iron Works - New Inn Cardiff
      Father's name and surname: William Howells - Benjamin Jones
      Rank or profession of father: Labourer - Husband(man?)

    6. [S-2069730536] 1861 Wales Census, RD: Merthyr Tydfil, Piece: 4067, Folio: 15, Page; 23, Accessed 27 Dec 2013.

    7. [S-2069730574] 1871 Wales Census, Class: RG10; Piece: 5319; Folio: 33; Page: 7; GSU roll: 848437.
      Birth date: abt 1824 Birth place: Glamorganshire, Wales Residence date: 1871 Residence place: Bedwellty, Monmouthshire, Wales

    8. [S-2100083933] England & Wales Death Index, RD: Bedwellty, Qtr: Oct-Nov-Dec, Age at death: 42, Volume: 11A, Page: 64, Accessed 22 Feb 2014.

    9. [S-2099734593] England & Wales Marriage Index.
      Marriage date: Oct 1869 Marriage place: Monmouthshire