David Jones/Ap Simon/ApSimon

Birth Name Jones/Ap Simon/ApSimon, David
Nick Name Old David
Gramps ID I0021
Gender male
Age at Death 74 years, 9 months, 22 days


Financed Thomas Trevor ApSimon's medicine degree. Refs in TTA & Arthur Tryweryn ApSimon's war letters.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth [E0027] 6/5/1872 Bala, Merionethshire   1 2 3a
Residence [E0878] between 1873 and 1880 Bala, Merionethshire AMA: After Simon died Jane Rowlands and son David went to live with her family. So with parents in Bala?  
Residence [E0471] 1880 Bala, Merionethshire Deaths says Jane Jones dies Bala 4th quarter, David then goes to aunt in Pentre. 4
Residence [E0931] 1881 6 Llewellyn Street, Pentre, Ystradyfodwg, Glamorganshire Aged 8, born Bala. Mother Jane has just died, living with his aunt Margaret. Relevant household members: David Evans Head independent preacher 39 Penybont, Montgomery/Margaret Evans Wife 40 Bala, Merioneth/Rowland Owen Evans Son 15 Rhosymoere, Denbigh/David William Evans Son 13 Rhosymoere, Denbigh/Elizabeth Anne Evans Daughter 11 Bala, Merioneth/David Apsimon Relative 8 Bala, Merioneth. 1881 census entry: Event Place: Ystradyfodwg, Glamorganshire; Registration District:Pontypridd. There are several possible Llewelyn Streets, but Jane Rowlands/Jones obit confirms it's Pentre. 5
Residence [E1291] 1888 Carmarthenshire Joined Penketh School Warrington, 1888, left 1888, place of residence Carmarthen. 6a
Education [E1290] 1888 Penketh School, Penketh, Warrington, Cheshire Joined Penketh School Warrington, 1888, left 1888, place of residence Carmarthen. 6a
Occupation [E0930] 1891 Stow Hill, Newport, Monmouthshire Surely the same one. Apprentice to chemist James A Seys, living with his family, born N Wales, aged 18. 7
Graduation [E0915] 1900 Glasgow University, Glasgow, Lanarkshire M.B., CH.B. Ordinary degree. 3a 8a
Occupation [E0085]     Physician & surgeon (M.B., Ch.B.).  
Occupation [E0918] 1903 Nantgaredig, Carmarthenshire Certifying Factory Surgeon for the Nantgaredig District, Carmarthenshire 9a
Death [E0028] 28/2/1947 Bournemouth, Dorset   2


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Simon Jones (Bala) [I0009]180521/2/1873
Mother Jane Rowlands [I0020]27/2/183620/12/1880
         David Jones/Ap Simon/ApSimon 6/5/1872 28/2/1947
Father Simon Jones (Bala) [I0009]180521/2/1873
Grace Jones [I0010]27/12/180415/5/1870
    Half-brother     Thomas ApSimon (Jones) [I0008] 21/11/1843 18/9/1919


Family of David Jones/Ap Simon/ApSimon and Hannah Margaretta Elizabeth Griffiths [F0008]

Married Wife Hannah Margaretta Elizabeth Griffiths [I0022] ( * 24/12/1878 + 1946 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage [E1123] 2/9/1908 St. Mary’s Church, Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire Rev. D.T. Griffiths, vicar of Llantrisant, brother of the bride, assisted by the Rev. D.D. Jones, vicar of Kidwelly, and the Rev. W.G. Williams, rector of Peterston-super-Ely, cousin of the bride. 10a
Residence [E0788] between 1911 and 1922 219 New King’s Road, Parson’s Green, London Also described as Fulham SW6. A surgeon-dentist called Arthur Pusey was living at 221. 11a 12a 13
Residence [E0917] between 1929 and 1930 Tryweryn, 53 Napier Avenue, Fulham, London   14a 14b
Residence [E0428] 1939 18 (Saint) Augustus Road, Bournemouth, Dorset   15
Name Birth Date Death Date
David John Ap Simon [I0023]3/8/190930/4/1984

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Source References

  1. AMA: NAMEBASE [S0019]
  2. AMA: ApSimon boys names [S0021]
  3. University of Glasgow [S0134]
      • Page: https://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/biography/?id=WH21932&type=P
  4. England & Wales Deaths [S0053]
  5. 1881/04/03 UK Census [S0007]
  6. Joseph Spence Hodgson: A history of Penketh school, 1834-1907, with the addition of a list of teachers and officers, and a list of scholars [S0187]
      • Date: 1907
  7. 1891/04/05 UK Census [S0041]
  8. Glasgow Medical Journal [S0168]
      • Date: 1900
      • Page: https://archive.org/details/glasgowmedicalj07glasgoog/page/n130
  9. The Hospital [S0136]
      • Date: 28/11/1903
      • Page: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5267805/pdf/hosplond74897-0005.pdf
  10. Cardiff Times [S0169]
      • Date: 5/9/1908
      • Page: https://newspapers.library.wales/view/3434310/3434317/219
  11. Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion [S0088]
      • Date: between 1919 and 1922
  12. Post Office London County Suburbs Directory [S0133]
      • Date: 1919
  13. 1911/04/02 UK Census [S0033]
  14. Gwynedd Council [S0135]
      • Date: 1930
      • Page: Z/DS/10/522
      • Citation:

        (a)l. John Richard Jordan, Solicitor, Bala and John Barrow Parry, Grocer & Provision Merchant, both of Bala. 2. Edmund Jones, Hafodycefn, Plas Onn5Bylchau, co. Denbigh, Farmer. 3. David Ap Simon, Tryweryn, 53 Napier Avenue, Rurlingham, co. London, Physician & Surgeon. TRANSFER OF MORTGAGE(draft) of Hafod y cefn, Plas Onn Farm situate in the pas. Bylchau & Nantglyn, co. Denbigh to secure £2000 plus interest. (b) SCHEDULE OF DEEDS & DOCUMENTS re Blaen Ial Farm belonging to Mr. James Lloyd and Blaen Ial Smith, belonging to Mrs. Mary Hughes situate pas. Llantysilio and Corwen. (c) SCHEDUM OF DEEDS & DOCUMENTS re freehold farms and lands known as Hafodycefn Plas Onn, and Glythau Ucha situate in pas. of Bylchau & Nantglyn, co. Denbigh belonging to Mr. Edmund Jones in mortgage to Dr. David Ap Simon. (d) ASSOCIATED CORRESPONDENCE...

      • Date: 1929
      • Page: Z/DS/10/223
      • Citation:

        (a)l. David Ap Simon, Tryweryn, 53 Napier Avenue, Hurlingham, London SW6, Physician & Surgeon. 2. Mary Hughes, Blaen Ial, Bryneglwys, co. Denbigh, widow. SURRENDER & RELEASE(draft copy) re freehold messuage or dwellinghouse known as Blaen Ial Smithy situate in the pa. of Llantysilio, Co. Denbigh & Corwen. (b)l. David Ap Simon aforementioned. 2. James Lloyd Hughes, Blaen Ial, Bryneglwys, Farmer. SURRENDER & RELEASE(draft copy) re freehold farm & lands known as Blaenial situate in pas. of Llantysilio & Corwen. (a) Associated CORRESPONDENCE

  15. 1939 England and Wales Register [S0005]