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From: "Pauline James" <>
Subject: Re: [Cmn-L] New lister Look-up please 1841 census
Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2005 22:53:29 +0100
When and where did the second marriage take place? Perhaps I could look in
1851 Abergwilli for you.......it is difficult when you have a person giving
a different parish and different age each census.....
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From: "C Jenkins" <>
Sent: Sunday, January 16, 2005 8:19 PM
Subject: [Cmn-L] New lister Look-up please 1841 census
>I would be very grateful if a look-up could be done for Benjamin Davies,
>married to Eleanor, living at village of Abergwili Carmarthen, in 1841
>census. Aged around 45-50, possibly living at The Old Work House, I'm not
>sure about other occupants, but would appreciate any info. I'm
>desperately trying to find my elusive Margaret Davies who appears in
>various censuses with different birthplaces and assorted ages!! She was
>born around 1820/1823, but I can only guess at this, and states
>Newchurch/Kidwelly/Llansawel as places of birth on 1851/1871/1881, only
>Carmarthen on 1861, so you can see my problem! Her father is named as
>Benjamin Davies, Farm Labourer, on her second marriage certificate, so my
>only hope is to track her this way. On 1861, she is living in Neath and
>has Henry Davies (LG) aged 21, living with her and the rest of family, and
>I have found a child born to Margaret Davies (illegitimate) I believe,
>right age, on Parish records of Abergwili, also in LDS reco!
> rds. A
> great leap of faith, I know, but I'm becoming desperate! Any ideas,
> advice, gratefully received.
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