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Richard William Davies

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william Report 11 Apr 2013 18:11

Thanks so much everyone, will print these replies off and study them before I answer them later on. Just got home from work!!!


william Report 11 Apr 2013 19:26


on the marriage certificate the grooms name is entered as Richard William but at the bottom where they sign it is signed William Richard so I presume that is why it is registered with both names.
Also thanks for the Fortt family census 1911. I also am trying to find out about a Florrie, looks like this could be her.
Also the Reeds and Newtons from Somerset are connected, I have quite a lot of info about them.
I'm just wondering if Richard was born in Ross, moved to Ynysybwl where he married Susan, their son William Gilbert was born in Ynysybwl, then they could have moved back to Ross where she remarried when Richard was killed in the war. Just got to find out if these war records are him

Thank you so much


william Report 11 Apr 2013 19:29


Yes you are right about William Ricketts Davies, I did think it was him, but I was wrong.


Vicci Report 11 Apr 2013 23:01

Do you have the marriage certificae of Susan's second marriage?

Marriages Sep 1917 (>99%)
Davies Susan Waythe
Waythe James D Davies Ross 6a 986


Vicci Report 11 Apr 2013 23:02

if William Richard is from ROss

there is a tree on ancestry, but no more details on him but there is on his parents


Vicci Report 11 Apr 2013 23:19

the Davies in Ross lived in Brampton Street (according to the death location of the Henry and SArah Davies on the tree in ancestry)

have found James D Waythe army record

hand written note at the top says BRAMPTON Street and his next of kin listed as living in Brampton Street


Vicci Report 12 Apr 2013 00:00

DAVIS, Henry Head Married M 60 1851 Lodging House Keeper Herefordshire Ross
DAVIS, Sarah Wife Married30 years F 50 1861 Herefordshire Ross
DAVIS, Sarah Daughter Single F 16 1895 Herefordshire Ross

RG number: RG14

Piece: 15642

Reference: RG14PN15642 RG78PN952 RD336 SD2 ED2 SN15

Registration District: Ross

Sub District: Ross

Enumeration District: 2

Parish: Ross Urban

Address: 38 Over St Brookefield Hos. >> Brookfield House 38 Over Ross Street

County: Herefordshire

Over Ross Street intersects with Brampton Street


Vicci Report 12 Apr 2013 00:40


brothers of William Davies

DAVIES, John Boarder Single M 20 1891 Ludy Windsor Colliery Ross
DAVIES, Charles Husband Married10 years M 29 1882 Mynachdy Colliery Ross
DAVIES, Florance Emily Wife Married F 29 1882 Bristol (Florence Emily Short)

RG number: RG14

Piece: 32267

Reference: RG14PN32267 RG78PN1851 RD589 SD2 ED21 SN21

Registration District: Pontypridd

Sub District: Llanwonno

Enumeration District: 21

Parish: Llanwonno

Address: 14 Clydach Terrace Ynysybwl Near Pontypridd

County: Glamorganshire


william Report 2 Aug 2013 09:27

Back for more advice!!!
Still trying to sort this out. Seem to have a family that liked changing their names, is this possible? William Richard is also Richard William on his marriage certificate and on the WW1 medal rolls index. His father named as Henry Davies (Davis on his marriage record and some censuses) seems to also have been called Richard!! On the 1881 census I have a Sarah Davies born 1863 married to a Richard Davies born 1863, so the dates of birth match my research. They were living in Ross with Sarah Hazlewood who i presume to be Sarah Davies's mother. There is a marriage record in Ross for a Sarah Hazelwood and Henry Davis in 1878 which I think must be them. do you think Richard is Henry???


william Report 2 Aug 2013 09:45

Sorry - Henry/Richard was born in 1853