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John HUGHES
(1745-)
Anne DAVIES
Hugh HUGHES
(1774-1862)
Jane JONES
(1784-1865)
John HUGHES
(1826-1892)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Jane PRITCHARD

2. Mary

John HUGHES 2

  • Born: 21 Aug 1826, Tyddyn Uchaf, Llangernyw, Denbighshire 3
  • Christened: 30 Sep 1826, Garnedd Methodist Chapel, Llangernyw, Denbighshire 4
  • Marriage (1): Jane PRITCHARD on 24 Dec 1861 in Sion Methodist Chapel, Llanrwst, Denbighshire 1
  • Marriage (2): Mary
  • Died: 15 Nov 1892, Llanrwst, Denbighshire 5
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The youngest son, John was brought up on the farm 'Tyddyn Uchaf', 1 mile to the south of Llangerniew. He married in his mid 30s, and by 1871 was running the 120ac farm 'Pant Llin Mawr' to the west of Llanddoged. After the death of his first wife Jane Pritchard (qv) in 1875 he moved to Llanrwst, where he was first a coal and lime merchant, then a general merchant.

John had seven children with his wife Jane - three sons and four daughters. Two of their daughters died in childhood. Their eldest son Hugh was a builder in Llanrwst, and had one son with his wife Sarah Jones. Their next son William was a coal merchant, also in Llanrwst, and had three daughters with his wife Harriet Roberts. Their eldest surviving daughter Sarah married Evan Edwards, a commercial clerk who moved to Rock Ferry in Cheshire where their three daughters were born. John and Jane's youngest daughter Jane (qv) moved to Lancashire. Their youngest son John was a merchant in Llanrwst who moved to Birkenhead where he was a clerk - he married but did not have any children.

John snr remarried in the 1870s, but details of the marriage have not been found. He and his family were all bilingual in Welsh and English.

Additional sources:
Census records

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John married Jane PRITCHARD, daughter of William PRITCHARD and Margaret GRIFFITHS, on 24 Dec 1861 in Sion Methodist Chapel, Llanrwst, Denbighshire.1 (Jane PRITCHARD was born on 27 Sep 1837 in Eglwysbach, Denbighshire 6 and died on 12 Jan 1875 in Llanrwst, Denbighshire 7.)

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John next married Mary. (Mary was born in 1834 in Llangernyw, Denbighshire 8 and died on 14 Nov 1916 in Llanrwst, Denbighshire 9.)

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Sources


1 GRO (England and Wales), Certified Copy of Entry of Marriage WMXZ074568.

2 GRO (England and Wales), Certified Copy of Entry of Birth WBXZ114648 (daughter Jane).

3 Church Register, Garnedd Calvanistic Methodist Chapel, TNA ref RG4/3448 f41 (baptism).

4 Church Register, Garnedd Calvanistic Methodist Chapel, TNA ref RG4/3448 f41.

5 GRO (England and Wales), Certified Copy of Entry of Death WDXZ046888.

6 GRO (England and Wales), Certified Copy of Entry of Birth WBXZ116510.

7 GRO (England and Wales), Certified Copy of Entry of Death WDXZ045838.

8 Census, 1881 Census - microfilm RG11/5534/f42.

9 GRO (England and Wales), Certified Copy of Entry of Death WDXZ154183.


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