David HUGHES of Penybryn
(Abt 1790-1859)


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David HUGHES of Penybryn

  • Born: Abt 1790
  • Married: 31 Dec 1814, Brymbo, Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales 1
  • Died: 16 Nov 1859, Pen y bryn, Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales 2
  • Buried: 21 Nov 1859, Brymbo, Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales 3

  General Notes:

compiler's 3 x great-grandfather

  Research Notes:

David had a younger brother, William, with whom David's son, Joseph, was staying in 1851 in South Square, 84, Old Monkland, Middle Ward and Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Both William (then aged 40 years) and Joseph (then aged 19) were [iron] puddlers. William was married to Agnes (then aged 38), who was born in Dumbarton, Dunbarton. Present were visitors from Wales: Jane Richards (40), married, Eliza Richards (13) and William Richards (10) 4


Occupation: tinman, labourer, bricklayer, glazier


In 1851, David Hughes (60) of Llanfullbyr?,* glazier, was living in Penybryn, Wrexham Abbott, Denbighshire. Present were wife Mary (62) of Llanfar, Denbighshire, daughter Anne (13) of Wrexham.

* One transcription shows this as Llanfachreth (in Merioneth) but this seems unlikely.


David Hughes, plumber and master glazier, died of morbus cordes aged 70 years. Informant William Hughes of Pen y bryn Wrexham, present at death. 2

David Hughes of Penybryn died aged 70 years (burial record).

"On the 16th instant, at Penybryn, Mr. David Hughes, plumber and glazier, aged 70 years."

Wrexham Advertiser, 19 November 1859, p. 4

  Marriage Information:

David married Mary WILLIAMS on 31 Dec 1814 in Brymbo, Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales 1. (Mary WILLIAMS was born about 1789 in Llanfar, Denbighshire, Wales and died on an unknown date)

  Marriage Notes:

David Hughes, a bachelor and a glazier, of this parish, and
Mary Williams, a spinster, of this parish

Married by Banns

Thomas Jones, Curate

Witnesses: Joseph Price, Eleanor Jones


1 Wrexham Parish Registers, Marriages, No. 134.

2 General Register Office, Wrexham district, 4th Quarter, vol. 11b, p. 237, no. 67 (a copy of the death certificate held by the compiler). The informant, William Hughes, was David's eldest son.

3 Wrexham Parish Registers, Burials, p. 180, no. 1435.

4 Jane was the wife of Henry Richards. At the time of the 1861 Census, Henry Richards, age 50, born in Llantyd-----, Wales, puddler, and wife Jane, age 50, born in Merthy Tydrd [Merthyr Tydfil] Wales, were living at 4 Staffordshire Row, Conside and Knitsley, Durham. With them were children: Eliz, age 23, born in Dowlais, Wales, dress maker, and William, age 21, born in Dowlais, Wales, puddler, and niece Elizabeth Richards, age 5, born in Scotland. In 1871 Henry and Jane, both aged 60, both born in Glamorganshire, were at the same address. Henry Richards and Jane Rees were married in Merthyr Tydfil on 13 Apr 1835. Unable to determine from the limited information whether this family were related to William and David or to William's wife, Agnes.

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