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Benjamin Powell

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Graham

Graham Report 7 Jul 2013 17:19

I have the marriage record of my G/G/G/Grandfather Benjamin Powell Abt 1785. in St Mary's Church, Brecon on 3 Nov 1805. However, I am unable to find his or his wife's place of birth.
From Benjamin I have extensive records of the family, many of whom moved from Brecon to live in Llanelly Hill, Clydach, Brecs and then on to Ebbw Vale, Mon.

I would be eternally grateful if anyone can help me find the missing information.

Graham Powell

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 7 Jul 2013 19:16

Hi there Graham - his wife's name? or the names of any of his children?

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 7 Jul 2013 19:47

http://boards.ancestry.co.uk/surnames.powell/7188/mb.ashx

(think above relates, wife Mary Edwards)

Chris :)

Graham

Graham Report 7 Jul 2013 22:05

Thanks for all your help.

Benjamin Abt 1785 m Mary Edwards in St Mary's Church, Brecon on 3 Nov 1805.
1841 Census- shows 3 children, John 1808 ; Benjamin 1811 ; William 1816, but it does not give Charles place of birth. I have just found the death of 'a' Benjamin Powell aged 37 and buried in St Mary's Church, Brecon on 9 Dec 1818, but have not as yet authenticated it as our Benjamin.

Benjamin Jul 1811 is my G/G/Grandfather. He married Elizabeth Jenkins b 1811 from Llandovery, Carm., on 10 Dec 1832 and died in the workhouse , Newport, Mon on 4 Nov 1892,

They had the following children
John 1834
Maria 1835
Mary 1836
Benjamin 1839 My G/Grandfather
Rhys 1840
William 1846
Thomas 1846
Mary 1849.

thanks

Graham

Graham

Graham Report 7 Jul 2013 22:14

Chris,
thanks for your offer of help. I tried the web address you quoted, but it only got me to Ancestry. I am a member but I could not see where to go next. I am 77 and a bit new to searching like this.
Cheers
Graham

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 7 Jul 2013 22:16

snap Graham - I was 77 last month :-D

Marked As Answer Marked as Answered

Mike *

Mike * Report 7 Jul 2013 22:27



1851

Benjamin Powel
Age:39
Estimated Birth Year:abt 1812

Spouse's Name:Elizabeth Powel

Where born:Breconshire, Wales

Civil Parish or Township:Llantarnam
County/Island:Monmouthshire
Country:Wales
Registration District:Newport


Benjamin Powel 39 - Boatman
Elizabeth Powel 40
John Powel 17
Benjamin Powel 13
Rees Powel 10
William Powel 8
Thomas Powel 5
Mary Powel 2

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 7 Jul 2013 22:28

???????????

Name: Benjamin Powell
Event Type: Baptism
Event Date: 21 Feb 1838
Event Place: Brecon, St Mary, Brecknockshire, Wales
Age:
Birth Year (Estimated):
Spouse's Name:
GS Film number:
Digital Folder Number: 004419999

Mike *

Mike * Report 7 Jul 2013 22:33

Confused now.
Your opening post says Benjamin's father was also Benjamin
But now you say the father was Charles

He also can't have been born and married same year....
"Charles Abt 1785 m Mary Edwards in St Mary's Church, Brecon on 3 Nov 1785."

and I don't understand this ...

" I have just found the death of 'a' Charles Powell aged 37 and buried in St Mary's Church, Brecon on 9 Dec 1818, but have not as yet authenticated it as our Benjamin."


Graham

Graham Report 25 Jul 2013 08:28

Sorry for the delay and the confusion over the name. I had a problem with my computer and although I saved the info GR closed their FT program so I had nowhere to download it to.

The confusion over the names arose because I copied and pasted the message I submitted for Charles Corby line, and forgot to change the reference from Charles Corby to Benjamin Powell. I have the same problem with both lines and unable to trace the birth or place of birth of Charles and Benjamin or their wives.

I would be over the moon if anyone could help me find these missing links as I have run out of ideas.

Graham Powell
( My Mother was a Corby )