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Re: Ancestors and family of Thomas Benjamin John
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 27 October 10 21:08 BST (UK) »
Hmmm, looks interesting.  Will make a note of it and may look into it at some stage.

Thanks

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Re: Ancestors and family of Thomas Benjamin John
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday 14 February 17 17:25 GMT (UK) »
Been a few years now and I have a bit more information.

Marriage certificate dated 5 May 1888 at Tabernacle Chapel, Pontardawe:
Thomas Benjamin JOHN
Age 23 years
Batchelor
Occupation: Tin furnaceman
Residence at time of marriage: Graigllanguick Llanguick
Father: Benjamin JOHN (deceased)
Father's occupation: Tinman
Miriam HUGHES
Age 21 years
Spinster
Residence at time of marriage: Alltwen Killybebill
Father: Joseph HUGHES
Occupation: labourer in Iron works
Witnesses: Mary DAVIES and James HUGHES
Minister: John Thomas DAVIES
Registrar: Thomas REES

Still baffled as to how to find out more about Thomas Benjamin JOHN's parents....

Also trying to find out about son, Thomas B JOHN who is listed on 1891 census as aged 4 months.  He is not on the passenger list when they went to South Africa. I can't seem to find a birth or death listed anywhere.

Have also spoken to my 2nd cousin recently and the male cousin my mother visited many years ago was Meirion Mainwaring, he would have been born about 1939.  My cousin thinks that his mother was Blodwen JOHN but we don't know how they are connected yet.  I've asked him to try and find out from his mother who is now in her 90's.

Many thanks,
Sue

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Re: Ancestors and family of Thomas Benjamin John
« Reply #11 on: Tuesday 14 February 17 18:27 GMT (UK) »
Name:   Mother's Maiden Surname:    
JOHN, THOMAS  BENJAMIN     Mmn HUGHES     
GRO Reference: 1891  M Quarter in PONTARDAWE  Volume 11A  Page 842

There is a possible death same namesake in same area June Q 1892 age 17, on the new GRO index it could mean 17mths?

https://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/pontardawe.html This would cover the Llangiwg area.

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Gibbons, Mordecai/Mort, Squire, Thomas, David/Davies, Joseph, Bowen, Lewis, Rees, Williams, Jones, Llewellyn, Morgan - Glam
Gibbons, Timbrell, Beale, Ludlow - Glos/Wilts
Davies, Roderick - Myddfai Carms
Lloyd, Jones - Denbigh/Salop
Shoemac, Squire, Keirle, Small - Somerset
Berry, Baggot, Lee, Clayton - Lancs
Baggot, Hurley, Keaveny, Shiel, Flynn - Ireland
Bray - Cornwall

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Re: Ancestors and family of Thomas Benjamin John
« Reply #12 on: Tuesday 14 February 17 19:42 GMT (UK) »
Have found a birth for a Meirion Mainwaring in South Wales - earlier in the 1930s than you suggested. as he could still be alive I won't say too much, but he and his parents seem to have Rhondda connections (and his mother wasn't called Blodwen and her parents were English, so could well be on the wrong lines entirely!)

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Re: Ancestors and family of Thomas Benjamin John
« Reply #13 on: Tuesday 14 February 17 19:51 GMT (UK) »
Actually - think I'm now on the right track. there is a marriage of Edgar Mainwaring to a Blodwen Hughes who appear to have a child  called with a variant spelling of Meirion in 1939

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Re: Ancestors and family of Thomas Benjamin John
« Reply #14 on: Tuesday 14 February 17 19:55 GMT (UK) »
Hi Mabel

Have already PM'd cannot find a death for him born 1939 so did not add to board.  The cousin relationship is through the Hughes surname side not John.

I think the connection was brother of Miriam (John b 1871) was father of Blodwen Hughes, 1906 who married Edgar MainWaring. Fits with census.
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Gibbons, Mordecai/Mort, Squire, Thomas, David/Davies, Joseph, Bowen, Lewis, Rees, Williams, Jones, Llewellyn, Morgan - Glam
Gibbons, Timbrell, Beale, Ludlow - Glos/Wilts
Davies, Roderick - Myddfai Carms
Lloyd, Jones - Denbigh/Salop
Shoemac, Squire, Keirle, Small - Somerset
Berry, Baggot, Lee, Clayton - Lancs
Baggot, Hurley, Keaveny, Shiel, Flynn - Ireland
Bray - Cornwall

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Re: Ancestors and family of Thomas Benjamin John
« Reply #15 on: Tuesday 14 February 17 20:26 GMT (UK) »
there is this death
Mr Meirion Mainwaring age 72 6 Jan 2012 Cardiff

maybe?


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Re: Ancestors and family of Thomas Benjamin John
« Reply #16 on: Tuesday 14 February 17 20:49 GMT (UK) »
Thanks will be following up.  I agree, his mother must have been a HUGHES.

Well, I hope he isn't dead as he could be the source of information.  Have found an address which I'll look into.

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Re: Ancestors and family of Thomas Benjamin John
« Reply #17 on: Thursday 11 January 18 14:02 GMT (UK) »
Update:  I now also have the marriage certificate of the relative to Miriam HUGHES.  Blodwen HUGHES married Edgar MAINWARING on 23 October 1937 at the Siloh Sunday School in Llandeilo Talybont.  Blodwen is Miriam JOHN (nee HUGHES)'s niece.  So pleased to have cleared that connection.  Blodwen HUGHES' son, Meirion, and my grandmother, Colwyn GIBB (nee BALLANTYNE) were 2nd cousins.

Looking forward to continuing my search for more information of Thomas Benjamin JOHN.