William Williams

William Williams (abt. 1853 - 1928)

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William Williams
Born about in East Dean, Coleford, Gloucester, Englandmap
Son of [uncertain] and [uncertain]
Husband of — married in Tudhoe Parish Chutch, Durham, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in 6 Milton Street, Wombwell, Yorkshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 2 Feb 2017 | Last significant change: 5 Jun 2018
18:18: Joan (Williams) Whitaker edited the Biography for William Williams. [Thank Joan for this]
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Biography

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William Williams was born in England.
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William Williams was a coal miner

William Williams was born about 1851 in East Dean, Coleford, Gloucestershire. He was the son of Thomas Williams and Jane Dobbs . [1]

When the 1861 census was taken he was living with his parents and siblings at Smith Street, Bilston, Staffordshire[2]

He was a miner in Durham in 1875 when he married Mary James on 13 February. [3]

At the time of the 1881 census the couple were living at 30 Quarry Street, Wingate, Durham and had one child, Ada (5). [4]

By 1891 the family were at 41 St Johns Terrace Normanton, Yorkshire and there were two more children Thomas (5) who had been born in Wingate, Durham and Rose Alice (1) who had been born in Normanton. [5] They had probably moved to Yorkshire for work as there appeared to be better opportunities for miners there.

By 1901, Willliam was not at home when the census was taken. There were two more children at home with Mary, daughter Eva Lily (5) and a son Albertia (2). [6]

In 1911 the family had moved to 2 Milton Street, Wombwell, Yorkshire. At home were William, now retired and his wife Mary along with Alberta (12) and granddaughter Mary Alice Bailey (3). The 1911 census states that Mary had had 8 children, but 3 had died. [7]

William died in 1928[8] and was buried on 28 November 1928 in Wombwell Cemetery, Yorkshire. [9]

Children

Census

1861 - Smith Street, Bilston, Staffordshire[2]
William Thomas 42 1819 Head Coal Miner Gloucestershire
William Jane 48 1813 Wife Gloucestershire
William Amos 18 1843 Son Coal Miner Gloucestershire
William Thomas 15 1846 Son Coal Miner Gloucestershire
William Henry 13 1848 Son Coal Miner Gloucestershire
William Benjamin 11 1850 Son Scholar Gloucestershire
William William 8 1853 Son Scholar Gloucestershire
1881 - 30 Quarry Street, Wingate [4]
William Williams - Head - M - 28 - Coal Miner - Coaleforshire
Polly Williams - Wife - M - 23 - Stafford
Ada Williams - Daur - - 5 - Scholar - Durham, Merrington
1891 - 41 St Johns Terrace Normanton, Yorkshire [5]
William Williams - Head - M - 37 - Coal Miner - Glos. Forest of Dean
Mary Williams - Wife - M - 30 - - Staffs. Darlaston
Thomas Williams - Son - - 5 - - Durham, Wingate
Rose Alice Williams - Daur - - 1 - Yorks. Normanton
1901 - Fincks Buildings., Hemsworth, Yorkshire [6]
Mary Williams - Head - M - 43 - Darliston, Staffs.
Thomas Williams - Son - 15 - Pony Driver in Colliery - Wingate, Durham
Rose A. Williams - Daughter - 11- Normanton, Yorkshire
Eva L Williams - Daughter - 5 - Hemsworth, Yorkshire
Albertia Williams - Son - 2 - Hemsworth, Yorkshi
1911- 2 Milton Street, Wombwell, Yorkshire[7]
William Williams - 60 - b1851 - Head - Married 36yr - Retired Miner out of work - Coleford - Gloucestershire
Mary Williams - 56 - b1855 - Wife - Married 36yr - 8 children, 5 Living, 3 died - Dalston, Staffs
Alertia Williams - 12 - b1899 -- Son - Single - Hemsworth, Yorkshire
Mary Alice Bailey - 3 - b1908 - Visitor - Single - Wombwell Yorkshire
George Gracy - 48 - b1863 - Married - Traveller in Cloth - Dumfries, Scotland

Sources

  1. General Register Office Online index WILLIAMS, WILLIAM - DOBBS GRO Reference: 1852 J Quarter in MONMOUTH Volume 11A Page 29
  2. 2.0 2.1 UK census 1861 RG9/2008/F? - Smith Street, Bilston, Staffordshire
  3. Marriage Certificate
  4. 4.0 4.1 UK Census 1881 RG11/4970 Easington, Durham
  5. 5.0 5.1 UK census 1891 RG12/3745 Normanton, Yorkshire
  6. 6.0 6.1 UK census 1901 - Fincks Buildings., Hemsworth, Yorkshire
  7. 7.0 7.1 U.K. Census 1911 RG14PN27614 RG78PN1579 RD507 SD3 ED12 SN132 Wombwell, Yorkshire
  8. WILLIAMS, WILLIAM   75   GRO Reference: 1928  D Quarter in BARNSLEY  Volume 09C  Page 223 or WILLIAMS, WILLIAM   75   GRO Reference: 1928  D Quarter in BARNSLEY  Volume 09C  Page 255
  9. Wombwell Burial Records


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