David HUGHES of Penybryn
(Abt 1790-1859)
(Abt 1789-)
Elizabeth HUGHES
(Abt 1826-1896)


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Elizabeth HUGHES

  • Born: Abt 1826, Penybryn, Wrexham Abbot, Denbighshire, Wales
  • Christened: 2 Jan 1826, Wrexham, Denbigh, Wales 2
  • Married: 29 Sep 1846, Brymbo, Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales 1
  • Died: 1 May 1896, The Parade, Norwood, S.A., Australia 3

  General Notes:

compiler's great, great grandmother

  Research Notes:

Elizabeth daughter of David Hughes of Penybryn, glazier, and Mary (baptism record).


1851 England Census:

Age given: 25 years
Birthplace given: Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales
Occupation: schoolmistress
Dwelling Place: 13 Whitmore Lane, Newtown, Cardiff St. Mary, Glamorgan

Present were husband William Richards (32) of Penmark, Glamorgan, journeyman mason, daughter Mary Ann (3) of Chirk Denbigh, husband's sister Mary (21) of Penmark


"On the 1st May, at the Parade, Norwood, Elizabeth, the relict of W. Richards, of Magill-road, in her 70th year." 3

  Marriage Information:

Elizabeth married William RICHARDS, son of Thomas RICHARDS of Porthkerry and Catherine NORMAN, on 29 Sep 1846 in Brymbo, Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales 1. (William RICHARDS was born in 1818 in Penmark, Glamorgan, Wales, christened on 27 Apr 1818 in Penmark St. Mary, Glamorgan, Wales 4 and died on 31 Aug 1882 in Stepney, Adelaide, S.A., Australia 5.

  Marriage Notes:

William Richards, of full age, bachelor, stone mason, residing in Wrexham Abbott, son of Thomas Richards, stone mason, and
Elizabeth Hughes, of full age, spinster, cottager, residing in Wrexham Abbott, daughter of David Hughes, glazier

Married by Banns

Witnesses: William Cap?, Maria Hughes [sister of the bride]


1 Wrexham Parish Registers, Marriages, no. 489 (a copy of the certificate in the possession of the compiler).

2 Ibid, Baptisms, p. 1, no. 4.

3 South Australia BDM, Reg. # 234/448: widow of William Richards; The Advertiser (Adelaide), Saturday 2 May 1896.

4 Penmark St. Mary Parish Register.

5 South Australia BDM, deaths, Reg. # 122/48; The South Australian Advertiser, Wednesday 13 Sep 1882.

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