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John ROBERTS 1810-1901

30th March 2019

by Annette Edwards. John Roberts was born about 1810 in Dudleston, Shropshire.  He married his wife Harriet and they were still living there in the 1830s when 2 sons were born there. They are found […]

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Thomas ROBERTS 1833-1899

30th March 2019

by Annette Edwards. Thomas Roberts was the son of was John Roberts and Harriet his wife, he was christened at Dudleston on 5 May 1833. On 14 October 1856 he married Jane Eleanor Jones at […]

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William WELLS – Regimental Sgt Major Instructor

29th March 2019

by Annette Edwards. WILLIAM WELLS c 1833 – 1884. ELLEN WELLS 1835 – 1903 William Wells was born in Ashburton, Devon about 1833 and according to his marriage certificate his father was William Wells an […]

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Jeconiah ODGERS 1849 – 1915

29th March 2019

by Annette Edwards. JECONIAH ODGERS 1849 – 1915 EMMA ODGERS 1847 -1928 Jeconiah was born in July 1849 at Gwennap, Cornwall, he was the son of Jonah Odgers and Elizabeth Murton.  In 1861 he is […]

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Alexander Wilson EDWARDS 1816-1888

28th March 2019

ATTEMPTED MURDER AND SUICIDE BY A MAGISTRATE. Alexander Wilson Edwards   was born in Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, he was baptised on 26 September at  March Independent Chapel,   Newcastle Under Lyme, his father was Thomas Edwards  […]

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The Plumber of Chester Street – Edward JONES

28th March 2019

by Annette Edwards. EDWARD JONES  1810 -1885 PLUMBER OF CHESTER STREET Edward Jones was born about 1810 in Wrexham, his father was Henry Jones a victualler. On 27 April 1841 Edward married Jane Davies at […]

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William ELLIS and Sarah Jane DUCK

24th March 2019

by Annette Edwards. WILLIAM ELLIS was baptised 25 August 1841 at St John the Baptist, Chester, he was the son of Samuel Ellis a joiner from Liverpool and Sarah Edwards who was from Dublin. By […]

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Robert Henry DONE 1856-1901

23rd March 2019

by Annette Edwards. ROBERT HENRY DONE was born on New Year’s Day 1856 in Wrexham, he was the son of Robert Done from Bangor and MARY PARSONAGE who married on 31 October 1850 at Bangor […]