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Helen

Helen Report 19 May 2013 17:29

According to the 1891 census my great grandfather was born in winister Somerset . I cannot find it on any map. Any thoughts folks ? I cannot find John Hembery from Winister

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 19 May 2013 17:31

1989 census have you mistyped?

Edit see you have amended makes my reply look odd

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 19 May 2013 17:39

born what year please?

Helen

Helen Report 19 May 2013 18:04

That's it I don't my great grandada was born in Wales in 1889 his dad was born in Winsister in roughly 1869

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 19 May 2013 18:16

Winister or Winsister?

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 19 May 2013 18:18

think it may be Winster - what's the name of your g.grandfather?

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 19 May 2013 18:26

can you give us the 1891 census

TootyFruity

TootyFruity Report 19 May 2013 18:26

There is a Winster in Somerset.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 19 May 2013 18:56

not seeing Hembery in wales in 1891 can you post what you have found

Barry_

Barry_ Report 19 May 2013 19:38

Perhaps it might be a poorly written / interpreted:

Ilminster or Misterton (under Chard).
Dunster (under Exmoor)
or Pitminster?

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 19 May 2013 19:49

but there is a Winster in Somerset if you google

Barry_

Barry_ Report 19 May 2013 20:26

Interesting, Ann. That was the first thing I did.
My search keeps changing it to Dunster!

I looked in my old map books of villages and it is not noted there, either.
Hence my thought of incorrect interpretation.
Perhaps it was a hamlet long absorbed!

Out of curiosity it will be interesting to learn more if Helen returns with info.

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 19 May 2013 21:32

Hi there Barry - I've asked Helen to return

Helen

Helen Report 20 May 2013 07:25

1891 census shows charles hembery born winister living in ystradfodwg with wife Elizabeth wood yeovil and son charles aged 2 and Richard aged months old . Charles aged 2 my grandad . On charles and Elizabeth marriage certificate ,Charles's dad listed as John hembery

Helen

Helen Report 20 May 2013 07:30

Winister is in Derby shire

Helen

Helen Report 20 May 2013 07:31

Winister is in Derby shire

PatinCyprus

PatinCyprus Report 20 May 2013 10:01

According to 1891 census Charles was 25 so born abt 1866.

It doesn't look like Winister to me, look at where the i is in the word.

It is badly written on the original document, but my guess is I or L minster. May be down to accent of Charles to a Welsh person doing the census, perhaps badly written due to indecisiveness. I can read the others on the page. :-)



Household Information

Address 10, Churchfield Row
Parish Ystradyfodwg
District Pontypridd, Ystradyfodwg
Administrative County Glamorganshire

Householder 1

Name Charles Hembery
Age 25
Estimated Year of Birth 1866
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Occupation General Labourer
Birth Place Winister
Birth County Somersetshire

Householder 2

Name Elizabeth J Hembery
Age 25
Estimated Year of Birth 1866
Relationship to Head of Household Wife
Occupation
Birth Place Yeovil
Birth County Somersetshire

Householder 3

Name Charles W Hembery
Age 2
Estimated Year of Birth 1889
Relationship to Head of Household Son
Occupation Scholar
Birth Place Cardiff
Birth County Glamorganshire

Householder 4

Name Richard J Hembery
Age 0
Estimated Year of Birth 1891
Relationship to Head of Household Son
Occupation Juvenile
Birth Place Ystradyfodwg
Birth County Glamorganshire


©

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 20 May 2013 10:20

Name: Charles Hembery
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1891
Gender: Male
Age: 25
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Birthplace: Somersetshire
Schedule Type: Household
Registration District: Pontypridd
Sub-District: Ystradyfodwg
Ecclesiastical Parish:
Parish: Ystradyfodwg
County: Glamorganshire

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 20 May 2013 10:20

Name: Richard J Hembery
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1891
Gender: Male
Age: 0
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Birthplace: Ystradyfodwg, Glamorganshire
Schedule Type: Household
Registration District: Pontypridd
Sub-District: Ystradyfodwg
Ecclesiastical Parish:
Parish: Ystradyfodwg
County: Glamorganshire

Helen

Helen Report 20 May 2013 10:30

Thanks I always thought it might have been misinterpreted to re accent. I wondered if winister was near Yeovil . Elizabeth was living in Cardiff when Charles lodged with the family :-)