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NEED HELP!! TO FIND ROBERT JOHN EDWARDS

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Michelle

Michelle Report 14 Jun 2013 13:52

sorry not been in touch with updates but lots going on and have not had much time for researching.
brilliant news though with all the help i have been given we are on the right track and the cert came confirming the mothers name of robert John.
along with maiden name as samual
and she did actually marry william edwards as stated on robert johns cert.

Michelle

Michelle Report 23 Apr 2013 15:44

update...
today ordered robert john edwards birth cert from gro
estimated arrival 29th april
11a 481
pontypidd
hopefully this will give us the maiden name of his mum
then we know on right track
explaining all this to my dad when i am only a beginner myself is proving to be fun!!
but thats history for you.. and nothing is very much straight forward...
be in touch when the the cert arrives
thanks :-D

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 22 Apr 2013 19:21

That would be my next move Michelle.

It will give you Robert's Mother's maiden name........

Was she an Edwards?........or did she actually marry a William Edwards?

I will PM regarding making contact with the tree owner on Ancestry.

Prickles.

Michelle

Michelle Report 22 Apr 2013 17:49

thank you for the information... all seems very confusing
but the name jenny edwards rings a bell!! i think she became a bellfield if correct
i am not a member of ancestery but i would join if i could be sure she would make contact with me....any help in contacting her for information would be welcomed.
so my next thing to do is order birth cert 11a 481
is that correct?
regards

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 22 Apr 2013 16:59

Tree Name.......Edwards Family Tree

Tree Owner......Jennieedwards1956

You can check out the tree on Ancestrys sister site here...

www.mundia.com/

You will need to register.

You will not be able to contact the tree owner unless you have a subscription with Ancestry.

If you would like me to contact the tree owner on your behalf ........send me a message.

(There are some photo's too!!)

Prickles. x

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 22 Apr 2013 16:51

I think we are on the right track Michelle.

I have just looked to see if i can find the marriage details of Thomas Charles Edwards to see if they correspond with the details of Roberts marriage regarding the Father.

A tree on Ancestry has Thomas Charles Edwards ..........

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
about Thomas Charles Edwards Name: Thomas Charles Edwards
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1897
Registration district: Pontypridd
Inferred County: Glamorgan
Volume: 11a
Page: 629

Mother Hannah Jane Wixey........Father Willam Edwards.

Thomas's marriage certificate details........

1st January 1920 Bedwellty Monmouth.

Thomas Charles Edwards:......23 Bachelor....Coal Hewer.
Res at time of marriage:....63 Glendwr Steet, Abertillery
Father:.......Willam Edwards.....Coal Hewer (Deceased)
Spouse: Edith Hannah Edmunds..... 24 Spinster
Res at time of marriage:....73 Glendwr Street, Abertillery
Father: ....William Edmunds........Coal Hewer
Witnesses: Evie Frank Tovie and W Edmunds.


Died 15/02/1959
Residence: 23 Walpole Street
Place of death: Southmead
Buriel.....Avon View Cemetary 19/02/1959


England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966
about Thomas Charles Edwards Name: Thomas Charles Edwards
Probate Date: 15 Apr 1959
Death Date: 15 Feb 1959
Death Place: Bristol, England
Registry: Bristol

Of 23 Walpole Street, Eastville Bristol.........at Southmead Hospital Bristol

To Frederick Thomas Edwards.....Flight Sergent R A F

Effects: £1052 18s 8d

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 22 Apr 2013 13:46

If the above Hannah Jane didn't actually marry a William Edwards.........this might be her in the 1891 census.......

??

1891 Wales Census
about Hannah J Edwards Name: Hannah J Edwards
Age: 17
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1874
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: William Edwards
Mother's Name: Mary Edwards
Gender: Female
Where born: Tredegar, Glamorgan, Wales

Civil parish: Merthyr Tydfil
Ecclesiastical parish: Pentrebach
Town: Taff and Cynon
County/Island: Glamorgan
Country: Wales

Street Address: View image
Condition as to marriage: View image
Education: View image
Employment status: View image
Occupation: View image

Registration district: Merthyr Tydfil
Sub-registration district: Lower Merthyr Tydfil
ED, institution, or vessel: 8
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 4434
Folio: 7
Page Number: 7
Household Members: Name Age
William Edwards 52
Mary Edwards 50
Sarah Edwards 22
Margaret A Edwards 19
Hannah J Edwards 17
William S Edwards 14
Agnes Alice Edwards 12
Celia Edwards 8





PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 22 Apr 2013 13:02

Hi again Michelle

I have been having a bit of a rummage and came across this........


1901 Wales Census
about Robert J Edwards Name: Robert J Edwards
Age in 1901: 7
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1894
Relation: Stepson
Mother's Name: Hannah J Wixey
Gender: Male
Where born: Ferndale, Glamorgan, Wales

Civil parish: Ystradyfodwg
Ecclesiastical parish: Ferndale and Tylorstown
County/Island: Glamorgan
Country: Wales

Street Address: View image
Condition as to marriage: View image
Education: View image
Employment status: View image
Occupation: View image

Registration district: Pontypridd
Sub-registration district: Ystradyfodwg
ED, institution, or vessel: 62
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 141
Piece: 5019
Folio: 117
Page Number: 27
Household Members: Name Age
Frederick T Wixey 25
Hannah J Wixey 27
William D Edwards 8 (Step Son)
Robert J Edwards 7 (Step Son)
Thomas C Edwards 6 (Step Son)


Marriages Mar 1901 (>99%)
Edwards Hannah Jane Pontypridd 11a 693
Wixey Thomas Frederick Pontypridd 11a 693



Household transcription
1911 census

Person: WIXEY, Hannah Jane
Address: 3 Dolycoed Terrace Tylorstown Glam Wales

WIXEY, Thomas Frederick Head Married10 years M 32 1879 Miner Blaocklayer Underground Cheltenham Gloucester VIEW
WIXEY, Hannah Jane Wife Married F 38 1873 Merthyr Glamorgan VIEW
WIXEY, Eleanor Daughter F 9 1902 School Tylorstown Glamorgan VIEW
WIXEY, Frederick Thomas Son M 7 1904 School Tylorstown Glamorgan VIEW
WIXEY, Annie Daughter F 6 1905 School Tylorstown Glamorgan VIEW
EDWARDS, William David Stepson Single M 18 1893 Collier Hewer Ferndale Glamorgan VIEW
EDWARDS, Robert John Stepson Single M 17 1894 Collier Hewer Ulenllecha Glamorgan VIEW
EDWARDS, Thomas Charles Stepson M 15 1896 Collier Hewer Tylorstown Glamorgan VIEW
EDWARDS, William Boarder Widower M 65 1846 Surface Colliery Lab Cardiff Glamorgan VIEW
RG number: RG14
Piece: 32392
Reference: RG14PN32392 RG78PN1853B RD589 SD4 ED64 SN390
Registration District: Pontypridd
Sub District: Rhondda
Enumeration District: 64
Parish: Rhondda
Address: 3 Dolycoed Terrace Tylorstown Glam Wales
County: Glamorganshire


It's a tricky one!!.......and will need some certs to be certain!!

If the above info is your Robert John Edwards..........Did Hannah Jane actually marry a William Edwards or was William, Robert and Thomas her illegitimate children?

The Edwards/Wixey marriage cert will tell you whether or not Hannah Jane was a spinster when she married in 1901.

I think this is the birth reg of the above Robert .......

??

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
about Robert John Edwards Name: Robert John Edwards
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1893
Registration district: Pontypridd
Inferred County: Glamorgan
Volume: 11a
Page: 481


Robert was 64 when he died in Sept 1957 so the above birth would tie in with his death.


FannyByGaslight

FannyByGaslight Report 17 Apr 2013 18:27

Have sent PM to Michelle explaining a few things...

Fans

Michelle

Michelle Report 17 Apr 2013 11:01

if there is no maiden name of the mother on the birth certificate why as this and how do i know i am following the right path?
regards

Michelle

Michelle Report 17 Apr 2013 10:28

sorry for not getting back straight away,but many thanks for your research.
its lovely to know there are so many people out there willing to give there time to help
regards

FannyByGaslight

FannyByGaslight Report 15 Apr 2013 23:19

?????
Births Mar 1924
Edwards Oswald Morgan Doncaster 9c 1432


Births Jun 1927
Edwards Philip J Morgan Doncaster 9c 1244


From Freebmd

FannyByGaslight

FannyByGaslight Report 15 Apr 2013 22:53

Please can you give a date(ish) for Phillips birth and where?
Thank you.
Fans

Michelle

Michelle Report 15 Apr 2013 18:43

i have found out from chatting to my nan that robert and annie had children but nanan can only remember my grandads name which is philip john edwards and his brother oswald edwards where would i need to research to find further information on that..please

Michelle

Michelle Report 12 Apr 2013 15:18

so the next thing is then is order birth cert
do you think this one may be it??
or is that just guessing!

Birth Index, 1837-1915
about Robert John Edwards
Name: Robert John Edwards
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1892
Registration district: Festiniog
Inferred County: Merionethshire
Volume: 11b
Page: 339

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 12 Apr 2013 12:28

I think you will need Robert's birth cerificate to find out who his mother was.

There are quite a Robert's in the 1901 and 1911 census with a Father William but i can't spot one where both Father and Son are miners.

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 12 Apr 2013 10:30

Can't for the life of me find the 1891.


Marriages Sep 1876 (>99%)
Beach Sarah Ann Monmouth 11a 80
MORGAN Joseph Monmouth 11a 80

1881 Wales Census
about Joseph Morgan
Name: Joseph Morgan
Age: 29
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Sarah Morgan
Gender: Male
Where born: Abertillery, Monmouth, Wales

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

Street Address: Cwm St
Condition as to marriage: Married
Education: View image
Employment status: View image
Occupation: Coal Miner

Registration district: Bedwellty
Sub-registration district: Aberystruth
ED, institution, or vessel: 12a
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 5241
Folio: 60
Page Number: 32
Household Members: Name Age
Joseph Morgan 29 (Coal Miner)
Sarah Morgan 26 (Whitchurch Hereford)
Mary Morgan
Miriam Morgan 4
Elizabeth Morgan 2
William Morgan 1 month
Mary Beech 30 (Relative) Whitchurch Hereford

(Mary has been crossed out)


The 1911 census states that Joseph and Sarah had 10 children born, 6 living, 4 had died)


Michelle

Michelle Report 12 Apr 2013 10:11

maybe he was registered as robert john at birth but never used his middle name!!
his son was philip john( my grandad) who i never met but they called him john or jack.
and my dad is philip john but he only uses john!!
i think on the birth cert it does state robert j edwards?
be back on later just off to see my nanan as not well...
thanks for your help
:-(

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 12 Apr 2013 09:45

Are you sure your Robert had the middle name of "John"?

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 12 Apr 2013 09:43

1901 Wales Census
about Ann Morgan
Name: Ann Morgan
Age in 1901: 9
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1892
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: Joseph Morgan
Mother's Name: Sarah Morgan
Gender: Female
Where born: Abertillery, Monmouthshire, Wales

Civil parish: Abertillery
Ecclesiastical parish: St Michael
Town: Abertillery
County/Island: Monmouthshire
Country: Wales

Street Address: View image
Condition as to marriage: View image
Education: View image
Employment status: View image
Occupation: View image

Registration district: Bedwellty
Sub-registration district: Aberystruth
ED, institution, or vessel: 23
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 93
Piece: 4936
Folio: 81
Page Number: 18
Household Members: Name Age
Joseph Morgan 54
Sarah Morgan 46
Wm Morgan 20
Joseph Morgan 18
Ann Morgan 9
James Morgan 5 >>>>Daughter Janet on the image.