William WILLIAMS of Dolgelley


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Dorothy OWEN

William WILLIAMS of Dolgelley

  • Born: 1829, Dolgelley, Merioneth, Wales
  • Christened: 22 Mar 1829, Dolgellau, Merioneth, Wales 1
  • Married: 1 Aug 1865, Rhosymedre Church, Ruabon, Denbigh, Wales 2
  • Died: 21 Feb 1892, Union Workhouse, Dolgelley, Merioneth, Wales 3
  • Buried: 25 Feb 1892, Dolgellau, Merioneth, Wales 4

  Research Notes:

William son of Griffith Williams of Dolgellau, tailor, and Margaret (baptismal record)


William Williams of Union Workhouse Dolgelley died aged 62 years (burial record).

William Williams of the Union Workhouse Dolgelley Merioneth, workhouse master, died 21 February 1892. Probate London 29 March to Dorothy Williams, widow. Effects £28 19s. 2d.

  Marriage Information:

William married Dorothy OWEN, daughter of Edward Corbet OWEN of Ty'n y Cornel and Catharine OWEN, on 1 Aug 1865 in Rhosymedre Church, Ruabon, Denbigh, Wales. (Dorothy OWEN was born in 1835 in Ty'n y Cornel, Tal-y-llyn, Merioneth, Wales, christened on 5 Jun 1835 in Tal-y-Llyn, Merioneth, Wales, died on 22 Dec 1910 in Glyndwr St., Dolgelley, Merioneth, Wales and was buried on 26 Dec 1910 in Dolgellau, Merioneth, Wales, aged 75 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

William Williams, 36, bachelor, clark, of Dolgelley, son of Griffith Williams, draper, and
Dorothy Owen, 30, spinster, of Rhosy Medre Parsonage, daughter of Edward Corbet Owen, farmer

Married by Licence

Witnesses: William Jones, Dorothy Louisa Edwards [cousin of the bride]


1 Dolgellau Parish Registers, Baptisms, p. 126, no. 1006.

2 Ruabon Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 210, no. 419.

3 England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966..., p. 184.

4 Dolgellau Parish Registers, Burials, p. 19, no. 146.

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