Descendants of William Nicholas

William NICHOLAS, b. ca. 1785 at Llangolman, Pembrokeshire, m. Jane (b. ca. 1770 at Llawhaden, Pembrokeshire). At his son Stephen's marriage in 1840, a farmer. In 1841, a farmer, living at Maenclochog, Pembrokeshire, with his wife Jane and son Daniel NICHOLAS. At his daughter Anne's marriage in 1842 and at his son Daniel's marriage in 1843, a farmer. In 1851, a farmer of 15 acres, living in the village of Maenclochog, next door to his daughter Anne, with his wife Jane and a nursling (James HOWELL, b. illegit. ca. 1839 at Maenclochog). (Is this William? Or William?) [ref. 1a,1b,2c,2d,2e]
  1. Anne NICHOLAS, b. ca. 1816 at Maenclochog, m. 15 Dec 1842 at Maenclochog, after banns, m. reg. Q4 1842 at Narberth R.D., Thomas MORGAN, d. by 1881. In 1841, perh. a servant in the GWYTHER household at Farthings Hook, Henry's Moat, Pembrokeshire. At her marriage in 1842, a servant, of Maenclochog. In 1851, living with her husband and children in the village of Maenclochog. In 1861, living with her children at Maenclochog, next door to William NICHOLAS. In 1871, living with her husband and children at 1 Cwmdu Row, in the hamlet of Cwmdu, near the village of Maesteg, in the parish of Llangynwyd, Glamorgan. [ref. 1a,1b,1c,1d,1e,2a,2b,2c]
  2. Stephen NICHOLAS, b. ca. 1817 at Maenclochog, m1. 11 Mar 1840 at the Register Office, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, m1. reg. Q1 1840 at Haverfordwest R.D., Martha SALMON (b. ca. 1810 at Pontfaen, Pembrokeshire, daughter of John SALMON, a weaver), m2. reg. Q3 1859 at Cardigan R.D., Elizabeth REES (b. ca. 1829 at Newport, Pembrokeshire), d. reg. Q4 1883 at Neath R.D. At his marriage in 1840, a laborer, of Trecwn, in the parish of Llanstinan, Pembrokeshire; Martha was also of Trecwn; the witnesses were David LEWIS and Elizabeth JOHN. In 1841, an agricultural laborer, living at Tyrgate, Llanstinan, with his wife Martha. In 1851, a victualer, living at Hottipass Street, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, with his wife Martha and daughters Mary, Hanah, and Mariah. In 1861, a publican and coach proprietor, living the Butcher's Arms, Hamilton Place, Fishguard, with his wife Elizabeth, son Francis, four servants including his brother Daniel NICHOLAS, and a coach driver. In 1871, a haulier, living at 2 South Parade, Cwmdu, with his wife Elizabeth, their children Francis, Jane, Margaret, and Martha, and a boarder. (Note that Stephen's sister Anne NICHOLAS and her family were also living at Cwmdu in 1871.) In 1881, a laborer, living at 188 Bridgend Road, Cwmdu, with his wife Elizabeth, their daughters Jane and Martha, and a boarder. In 1891, Elizabeth was living on her own means with her daughter Martha. In 1901, she was living with her daughter Martha. [ref. 1a,1b,1c,1d,1e,1f,1g,2a,2d]
    1. Mary NICHOLAS, b. ca. 1837 at Morfil, Pembrokeshire. (Where in 1841?) In 1851, a scholar, living with her parents. [ref. 1b]
    2. Hannah NICHOLAS, b. ca. 1843 at Llanstinan, b. reg. Q3 1843 at Haverfordwest R.D. In 1851, a scholar, living with her parents. [ref. 1b,2a]
    3. Mariah NICHOLAS, b. ca. 1845 at Llanstinan. In 1851, a scholar, living with her parents. [ref. 1b]
    4. Francis NICHOLAS, b. ca. 1852 at Fishguard, m. reg. Q4 1875 at Bridgend R.D., Margaret THOMAS (b. ca. 1856 at Maesteg, d. reg. Q4 1883 at Bridgend R.D.), d. reg. Q1 1927 at Bridgend R.D. In 1861, a scholar, living with his parents. In 1871, a haulier, living with his parents. In 1881, a coalminer, living at 5 Garon Terrace, Llangeinor, Glamorgan, with his wife Margaret and visitor John MORGAN (son of his aunt Anne NICHOLAS). In 1891, a colliery haulier, boarding at 40 Alexander Road, Llangeinor. In 1901, a coal miner (haulier below ground), living with his sister Martha. [ref. 1c,1d,1e,1f,1g,2a]
    5. Jane NICHOLAS, b. ca. 1861 at Fishguard. In 1871, living with her parents. In 1881, a servant, living with her parents. [ref. 1d,1e]
    6. Margaret NICHOLAS, b. ca. 1864 at Maesteg. In 1871, living with her parents. In 1881, a domestic servant in the DAVIE household at 42 Llwydarth Road, Cwmdu. [ref. 1d,1e]
    7. Martha NICHOLAS, b. ca. Oct 1870 at Maesteg, m. reg. Q3 1887 at Bridgend R.D., John REES (b. ca. 1864 at Maesteg). In 1871, living with her parents. In 1881, a scholar, living with her parents. In 1891, living at 4 Grove Street, Maesteg, with her husband John (a coal miner), their children Willie and Elizabeth, her mother, and a lodger. In 1901, living at 4 Grove Street, Maesteg, with her husband John (a coal miner [hewer]), their children William, Elizabeth, Ernest, Francis, and John, her mother, her brother Francis, and a boarder. [ref. 1d,1e,1f,1g,2a]
      1. William "Willie" Stephen REES, b. ca. 1888 at Maesteg. In 1891 and 1901, living with his parents. [ref. 1f,1g]
      2. Elizabeth Ann REES, b. ca. 1889 at Maesteg. In 1891 and 1901, living with her parents. [ref. 1f,1g]
      3. Ernest REES, b. ca. 1891 at Maesteg. In 1901, living with his parents. [ref. 1g]
      4. Francis Nicholas REES, b. ca. 1893 at Maesteg, b. reg. Q2 1893 at Bridgend R.D. In 1901, living with his parents. [ref. 1g,2a]
      5. John Emlyn REES, b. ca. 1896 at Maesteg. In 1901, living with his parents. [ref. 1g]
  3. Daniel NICHOLAS, b. ca. 1821 at Maenclochog, m. 10 Oct 1843 at Maenclochog, m. reg. Q4 1843 at Narberth R.D., Phoebe NICHOLAS, d. reg. Q4 1896 at Bridgend R.D. In 1841, an agricultural laborer, living with his father, William NICHOLAS. At his marriage in 1843, a farmer's son, of Maenclochog; Phoebe was a servant, also of Maenclochog; the witnesses were John REES and Lewis DAVID. In 1851, a farm laborer, living at Tynewydd, Llanychlwydog, Pembrokeshire, with his wife Phoebe and sons John, Stephen, and Thomas. In 1861, a servant in the household of his brother Stephen NICHOLAS; his wife Phoebe was a "horseler's [ostler's] wife", living at Tynewydd, Llanychlwydog, with her children Stephen, Thomas, Hugh, William, and Mariah. In 1871, a collier, living at 21 Bridgend Road, Cwmdu, with his wife Phoebe and children Stephen, Thomas, Hugh, William, Maria, Martha, and Jane. In 1881, a haulier, living at 2 Bridgend Road, Cwmdu, with his wife Phoebe and sons Hugh and William. In 1891, a coal miner, living with his daughter Maria. [ref. 1a,1b,1c,1d,1e,1f,2a,2e]
    1. John NICHOLAS, b. ca. 1844 at Maenclochog. In 1851, living with his parents. [ref. 1b]
    2. Stephen NICHOLAS, b. ca. 1847 at Llanychaer, Pembrokeshire, b. reg. Q3 1847 at Haverfordwest R.D. In 1851, living with his parents. In 1861, a scholar, living with his mother. In 1871, a collier, living with his parents. (Where in 1881?) In 1891, a coal miner, living with his sister Maria. [ref. 1b,1c,1d,1f,2a]
    3. Thomas NICHOLAS, b. ca. 1849 at Llanychlwydog. In 1851, living with his parents. In 1861, a scholar, living with his mother. In 1871, a collier, living with his parents. [ref. 1b,1c,1d]
    4. Hugh NICHOLAS, b. ca. 1852 at Llanychlwydog, b. reg. Q4 1852 at Cardigan R.D., d. reg. Q3 1882 at Bridgend R.D. In 1861, living with his mother. In 1871, a collier, living with his parents. In 1881, a coal miner, living with his parents. [ref. 1c,1d,1e,2a]
    5. William NICHOLAS, b. ca. 1854 at Llanychlwydog. In 1861, living with his mother. In 1871, a collier, living with his parents. In 1881, a coal miner, living with his parents. [ref. 1c,1d,1e]
    6. Maria NICHOLAS, b. ca. 1858 at Llanychlwydog, m. reg. Q4 1875 at Bridgend R.D., Thomas REES (b. ca. 1852 at Abercanaid, near Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan). In 1861, living with her mother. In 1871, a scholar, living with her parents. In 1881, living at 18 Nantymole Row, Llangeinor, with her husband Thomas (a coal miner) and their children Thomas and Elizabeth. In 1891, living at 5 James Road, Llangeinor, with her husband Thomas (a coal miner), their children Thomas, Elizabeth, Margaret, Phoebe, Jane, William, and David, her father, and her brother Stephen. In 1901, living at 13 James Road, Llangeinor, with her husband Thomas (a coal miner), their children Phoebe, Jane, William, David, Agnes, and Rosina, and a boarder. [ref. 1c,1d,1e,1f,1g,2a]
      1. Thomas J. REES, b. ca. 1877 at Maesteg. In 1881, living with his parents. In 1891, a coal miner, living with his parents. [ref. 1e,1f]
      2. Elizabeth J. REES, b. ca. 1878 at Maesteg. In 1891, a scholar, living with her parents. [ref. 1e,1f]
      3. Margaret J. REES, b. ca. 1881 at Llangeinor. In 1891, a scholar, living with her parents. [ref. 1f]
      4. Phoebe REES, b. ca. 1884 at Llangeinor or Maesteg, b. reg. Q1 1884 at Bridgend R.D. In 1891, a scholar, living with her parents. In 1901, living with her parents. [ref. 1f,1g,2a]
      5. Jane Grey REES, b. ca. 1886 at Llangynwyd, b. reg. Q2 1886 at Bridgend R.D. In 1891, a scholar, living with her parents. In 1901, living with her parents. [ref. 1f,1g,2a]
      6. William REES, b. ca. 1888 at Llangynwyd or Blaengarw, a village in the parish of Llangeinor. In 1891 and 1901, living with his parents. [ref. 1f,1g]
      7. David J. REES, b. ca. Oct 1890 at Blaengarw. In 1891 and 1901, living with his parents. [ref. 1f,1g]
      8. Agnes REES, b. ca. 1892 at Blaengarw. In 1901, living with her parents. [ref. 1g]
      9. Rosina REES, b. ca. 1894 at Maesteg, b. reg. Q4 1894 at Bridgend R.D. In 1901, living with her parents. [ref. 1g,2a]
    7. Martha NICHOLAS, b. ca. 1861 at Llanychlwydog. In 1871, a scholar, living with her parents. [ref. 1d]
    8. Jane NICHOLAS, b. ca. 1864 at Llanychlwydog. In 1871, a scholar, living with her parents. [ref. 1d]
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Sources

  1. Censuses of the United Kingdom (see selected transcripts).
    1. 1841
    2. 1851
    3. 1861
    4. 1871
    5. 1881
    6. 1891
    7. 1901
  2. Civil registration in England and Wales
    1. General Register Office index, via FreeBMD and/or Ancestry
    2. Birth certificate of Rebecca Morgan, daughter of Anne (Nicholas) Morgan
    3. Marriage certificate of Anne Nicholas and Thomas Morgan
    4. Marriage certificate of Stephen Nicholas and Martha Salmon
    5. Marriage certificate of Daniel Nicholas and Phoebe Nicholas
    6. Marriage certificate of Jacob Nicholas and Charlotte John
  3. Parish registers
    1. Maenclochog, Pembrokeshire (from the transcript at FreeREG)
    2. New Moat, Pembrokeshire (from FamilySearch batch C082901, based on the bishop's transcripts)
    3. Meline, Pembrokeshire (from the transcript at FreeREG)
    4. Pontfaen, Pembrokeshire (from the transcript at FreeREG)
    5. Cilymaenllwyd, Carmarthenshire (from the transcript at FreeREG)
    6. Little Newcastle, Pembrokeshire (from the transcript at FreeREG)
    7. Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire (from the transcript at FreeREG)
    8. Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire (register entry courtesy of Rob Culley, 6 Jul 2012)
  4. Memorial inscriptions
    1. Gravestones at Kidwelly (see sidebar above)

content last revised 7 Jul 2012