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From: "Jayne" <>
Subject: Re: [WLS-PEM] Mary Jane LEWIS of Pembroke Dock
Date: Sat, 24 May 2003 11:36:04 +0100
References: <LPBBLKKAEADHBAGJEJJACEGLENAA.deb.m.walker@ntlworld.com>


Just as a point of interest, when I was a child in Angle, there usbe a very
old ships hulk that we used to play on. It was called The Mary Jane Lewis.
The wreck was near the church on the way to The Ridge. The remains of the
ship was destroyed by fire some 20 odd years ago.

Jayne
----- Original Message -----
From: "Deb Walker" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, May 24, 2003 11:13 AM
Subject: [WLS-PEM] Mary Jane LEWIS of Pembroke Dock


> Hello List
>
> My husband's ancestress, Mary Jane Lewis, appears to have been born in
> Pembroke Dock. She is a little vague about her age, so her birth year
could
> be anything between 1850 and 1853. When she got married in 1873 in Hull,
> East Yorks, she says her father was a James Lewis, a Mariner, but he was
by
> then deceased. From some other circumstantial evidence I believe her
mother
> to have been called Ann. A five year search (1849 to 1854) for a birth
> certificate, returned only one possible match which was in Oct 1850, but
> this Mary Jane Lewis was the daughter of John, a Tailor, and so obviously
> the wrong one. According to the Pembrokeshire baptisms index there was a
> Mary Jane Lewis baptised at Pembroke Dock in 1850, but I suspect this will
> be the one that belongs to the wrong birth cert. I wondered if she was
born
> before her parents married, but not knowing Mum's maiden surname makes
that
> like looking for a needle in a haystack.
>
> Any suggestions anyone ? I know very little about this branch of the
> family, and I have no idea when, or why they moved to Hull (although if
> James was a Mariner that could well be the reason). Is anyone out there
> researching the Lewis name in Pembroke Dock ?
>
> Bye for now
>
> Deb Walker
> Dewsbury
> W Yorks
>
>
>
>
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