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John Williams

John Williams

Male Abt 1817 - Abt 1888  (~ 71 years)

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  • Name John Williams 
    Born Abt 1817  Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 25 Dec 1819  Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1871  Weston Green, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Court 1876  [3
    • Cambridge Independent Press, 15 June 1876: 'WESTON COLVILLE - John Williams 50, labourer, pleaded guilty to a charge of housebreaking and stealing therein 10lbs of lard, value 10s, the property of David Smith, at Weston Colville, on the 3rd of January 1876. He was sentenced to twelve months' imprisonment with hard labour.' Quarter Sessions Records - Epiphany 1876: The Queen v. Williams This day an Indictment was preferred by David Smith against John Williams for Housebreaking and Larceny Which Indictment was found by the Grand Jury to be a True Bill And the said John Williams being present here in Court and having heard the said Indictment read pleaded Guilty thereto Whereupon it is considered by the Court and Ordered that thie said John Williams be imprisoned in the House of Correction for this County there to be kept to hard labor for the space of twelve calendar months.
    Census 1881  Lodging House, Butcherly Green, St Johns, Hertford, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • He was lodging with 13 other people with none identified as the head of household. Although this John Williams has no stated parish of birth and is described as being 67 - several years older than the John Williams of Weston Colville, he is thought to be a match as a) he was a widower born in Cambridgeshire, b) there is no other match for the Hertford John Williams in the 1871 census index and c) a John Williams aged 70 died in the Hertford Registration District in 1888.
    Occupation Agricultural labourer  [1, 3
    Occupation Abt 1881  Hertford, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    General labourer 
    Died Abt 1888  Hertford Registration District, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I50  Main Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Father Edward Williams,   c. 1 Oct 1780, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 10 May 1849, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Willows,   c. 6 Aug 1775, Brinkley, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1873, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 97 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 9 Jul 1803  Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F19  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Susan Potter,   c. 11 Jun 1820, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1863, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married 18 Sep 1841  Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. James Potter,   b. Abt 1840, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. John Williams,   b. Abt 1843  [natural]
     3. Walter Williams,   c. 8 Apr 1846, Carlton-cum-Willingham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 25 Apr 1846, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [natural]
    +4. Rachel Williams,   b. 14 Apr 1847, Carlton-cum-Willingham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1902, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)  [natural]
     5. Honor Williams,   c. 9 Dec 1849, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 23 Dec 1849, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [natural]
     6. Elizabeth Williams,   c. 28 Mar 1852, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 14 Dec 1866, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 14 years)  [natural]
     7. Jane Williams,   b. Abt 1853  [natural]
     8. Walter Williams,   c. 5 Oct 1856, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 29 Jun 1862, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 5 years)  [natural]
     9. Fanny Williams,   c. 1 Jan 1860, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 18 Jul 1861, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)  [natural]
     10. Reuben Williams,   c. 1 Jan 1860, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 2 Jun 1860, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F20  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rebecca Harris,   b. Abt 1837, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1876  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1863  Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Honor Williams,   b. Abt 1864, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +2. Edward Williams,   b. Abt 1866, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +3. George Williams,   b. Abt 1867, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Sarah Williams,   b. Abt Mar 1871, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F814  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S104] 1871 Census Returns of England and Wales, General Register Office, (2 April 1871;), RG 10/1593 f.70 p.16 (Reliability: 3).
      Weston Green, Weston Colville
      John Williams, Head, Mar, 53, Agr Labr, Cambs Weston Colville
      Rebecca Williams, Wife, Mar, 33, Norfolk Galloway
      Hannah Williams, Dau, 7, Scholar, Cambs Weston Colville
      Edward Williams, Son, 5, Scholar, Cambs Weston Colville
      George Williams, Son, 4, Cambs Weston Colville
      Sarah Williams, Dau, 1mon, Cambs Weston Colville
      Elizabeth Williams, Lodger, Widow, 89, House Keeper, Cambs Brinkley


    2. [S211] Great Queenslanders: The Story of George & Rachel Williams, their ancestors and descendants, Pam Cooper.

    3. [S277] Information from Pam Cooper, Descendancy report of Richard and Mary Potter dated 2 April 1999 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S105] 1881 Census Returns of England and Wales, General Register Office, (3 April 1881;), RG 11., RG 11/1425 f.62 p.29 (Reliability: 2).
      Butcherly Green, Lodging House, St Johns, Hertford
      John Williams, Lodger, Widr, 67, Gen Labourer, Cambs


    5. [S205] FreeBMD, (www.freebmd.org.uk;), death of John Williams, 70, Hertford 3a 343, March quarter 1888 (Reliability: 2).