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1861 census

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delilah Report 25 Oct 2013 14:48

Thanks everyone ........ It seems that I am back to square 1.Yes,Andy correct family. Yes ozibird ,I came to same conclusion and obtained Marriage Cert. on the strength of it . Hence the fathers names of AARON THOMAS AND JOHN JAMES.
I thought I could get back another step !!!


delilah Report 25 Jan 2013 20:29

hello again,
This seems to be ELIZABETH in 1851.There are many variations with birth dates making it more difficult !! I would like to get back a ganeration, hence the cry for help.Thank you to all,


Andrew Report 25 Jan 2013 19:46

Quite a lot of the census records covering Monmouth in 1861 have been lost. Could be your family is in these records.



Ozibird Report 25 Jan 2013 19:44

If this is her ...

1851 Wales Census
Name: Elizabeth Thomas
Age: 8
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843
Relation: Sister-in-law
Gender: Female
Where born: Gelligaer, Glamorgan, Wales
Civil Parish or Township: Bedwellty
County/Island: Monmouthshire
Country: Wales
Street Address: Plantation Row
Registration district: Abergavenny <<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Sub-registration district: Tredegar
Piece: 2448
Folio: 381
Page Number: 68
Household Members: Name Age
William Lewis 30
Mary Lewis 28
James Lewis 6
Gwillin Lewis 5 Mo
Margaret Thomas 17
Elizabeth Thomas 8
David Jones 67
John Davies 47
William Davies 14

....Then this may be the marriage.

Marriages Sep 1860
James David Abergavenny 11a 161
Jones Margaret Abergavenny 11a 161
Moses William Abergavenny 11a 161
Thomas Elizabeth Abergavenny 11a 161

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 25 Jan 2013 19:42

Was daughter Annie born 1859 if mum Elizabeth was born in 1843??


Andrew Report 25 Jan 2013 19:39

For ref is this correct family?

1881 Wales Census
about David James
Name: David James
Age: 39
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Elizabeth James
Gender: Male
Where born: Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales

Civil parish: Trevethin
County/Island: Monmouthshire
Country: Wales

Street Address: 4 Forge Row
Education: View image
Employment status: View image
Occupation: Coal Miner

Registration district: Pontypool
Sub-registration district: Pontypool
ED, institution, or vessel: 10a
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 5251
Folio: 103
Page Number: 16
Household Members: Name Age
David James 39
Elizabeth James 38
Timothy James 19
Harriett James 16
Ann James 16
David James 10
Rosser F. James 8
Joshua James 5
Elizabeth James 3
Thomas James 0


Beside his name, ages in 1871 are same 1881!
Daniel James 38
Elizabeth James 38
Annie James 12
Timothy James 9
Harriett James 6
Mary Ann James 2


Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 25 Jan 2013 19:35

do you have their marriage cert for his dads name?


delilah Report 25 Jan 2013 19:30

HELP PLEASE..? Looking for DAVID JAMES 1881CENSUS states b.1842 PONTYPRIDD.Wife ELIZABETH b.GELLIGAER 1843. maiden name THOMAS.
daughter ANNIE b.1859 MONMOUTHSHIRE (1871) Family in BEDWELLTY at this time.Any help with B.D.or M`s would be appreciated.1861 is the missing link ! I have later census in PONTYPRIDD.