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Issac Wyles 1757-1849

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Doreen Report 5 Jan 2024 13:34

I believe he was married to Ann Powell b.1760-1832 on 29th January 1781 and they lived in Shobdon, Herefordshire.
Do anyone know who was Isaac Wyles's parents?


nameslessone Report 5 Jan 2024 14:09

Does anyone Know......?

Not without looking it up - so where have you looked already?

Someone called Christine also has him on her tree ( see search all members trees) - you could try contacting her to see what she knows.

added: The FMP entry for his marriage does not give parents names


ErikaH Report 5 Jan 2024 14:33

GRO Reference: 1850 M Quarter in LEOMINSTER Volume 26 Page 179

Parental info was hardly ever included on marriage records until civil registration began in1837, when fathers' names were added to certs

According to 1841 census, he was NOT born in Herefordshire

1841 England, Wales & Scotland Census
Earthampton, Shobdon, Leominster, Herefordshire, England

John Gough Male 75 1766 Herefordshire, England
Isaac Whiles Male 75 1766 -


greyghost Report 5 Jan 2024 17:56

? a Relative -

On 1841 census, opposite page to Isaac

1841 England, Wales & Scotland Census
Earthampton, Shobdon, Leominster, Herefordshire, England

First name(s) Last name Sex Age Birth year Birth place
Thomas Whiles Male 55 1786 Herefordshire, England
Jane Whiles Female 50 1791 Herefordshire, England
James Whiles Male 15 1826 Herefordshire, England
William Whiles Male 13 1828 Herefordshire, England
Louisa Whiles Female 9 1832 Herefordshire, England

BUT 1851 has him born Radnorshire, Wales ? Presteigne (Radnor - an historic County, bordered with Herefordshire, within Powys now) Presteigne is on the border.

1851 England, Wales & Scotland Census
Earthampton, Shobdon, Leominster, Herefordshire, England

First name(s) Last name Relationship Marital status Sex Age Birth year Occupation Birth place
Thomas Whiles Head Married Male 69 1782 Carpenter Radnorshire, Wales
Jane Whiles Wife Married Female 65 1786 Carpenter wife Shobdon, Herefordshire, England
William Whiles Son Unmarried Male 24 1827 Sawyer Shobdon, Herefordshire, England


Doreen Report 5 Jan 2024 21:17

Yes I have contacted Christine but no reply since before Christmas.

Correct Wyles not Whiles

Isaac Wyles buried at Shobdon - 28th December, 1849 Aged 92


ErikaH Report 6 Jan 2024 09:27

Spellings were often ‘as heard’. Most people were illiterate. Bear that in mind

Unless, of course, you have different 1841 census info which you haven’t shared with us……….

Who registered the death?


ErikaH Report 6 Jan 2024 13:14

Try these people....................


greyghost Report 6 Jan 2024 15:39

Don't get hooked on spelling names the way you think they should be spelt or how they are spelt now.

Unless your ancestors were well educated they probably did not know how to spell their surname, so most documents will be what ever the Official thought they said.

Google for a list of alternate spellings !

Think how a regional accent might change how the name might be heard and therefore spelt.