Arthur Tryweryn ApSimon

Birth Name Arthur Tryweryn ApSimon
Gramps ID I0014
Gender male
Age at Death 34 years, 2 months, 3 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Education   Calday Grange Grammar School, West Kirby, Wirral, Cheshire    
Birth 6/1883 Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire Birth reg. Toxteth Park as opposed to W Derby for previous births. Still Amberley St.? 1 2
Death 4/8/1917 Pilckem Ridge, Ypres Salient, Ypres, Belgium Various dates. Clorianydd gives 5th, another source 3rd. 3 3 4a
Occupation estimated between 1914 and 1917   14th Battalion Royal Welch Fusiliers. Commissioned into London Welsh initially?  
Residence 1917 Parkside House, 107 Liscard Road, Egremont, Wallasey, Wirral, Cheshire   1
Burial 1917 Bard Cottage Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium    
Residence 1911 Derwen, Mostyn Avenue, West Kirby, Wirral, Cheshire   1
Occupation 1904 Denia, Alicante, Spain Commercial agent for William Rogers & Co. of Denia, who were packers of Valencia raisins and shipped via Liverpool. 5
Residence 1904 Carrer de Magallanes 10, Denia, Alicante, Spain    
Residence between 1885 and 1887 17 Trafalgar Road, Birkdale, Southport, Lancashire 1887 date is from White's. 1885 Namebase. 6 7a
Residence between 1887 and 1891 Willow Hall, Sowerby Bridge, Halifax, West Riding, Yorkshire Start date established in the Monthly Tidings article, recording the Catharine St. Presbyterian Church's thanks to Thomas for almost 20 years service. 1891 census gives Willow Hall Lane - if in another house here, that may explain the discordance re address. 3a 6 8a 9a
Residence between 1901 and 1902 5, Dunraven Road, West Kirby, Wirral, Cheshire Thomas, Annie, Joe, TTA, ATA, EDA, Harriet (sister in law), Mary Anne Jones 24 Rhos Denbigh servant 6 10 11a
Occupation 1901   APPRENTICE TO (OR MANCHESTER WAREHOUSEMAN) i.e. Thomas. 10


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Thomas Jones/ApSimon [I0008]21/11/184318/9/1919
Mother Anna Elizabeth Thompson [I0011]27/11/185326/9/1928
    Brother     Joseph Henry ApSimon [I0012] 3/6/1879 1925
    Brother     Thomas Trevor ApSimon [I0007] 5/11/1880 1976
         Arthur Tryweryn ApSimon [I0014] 6/1883 4/8/1917
    Brother     Estyn Douglas ApSimon [I0015] 30/8/1885 9/1/1962



Possible source of his given names:
Arthur: Caer Gai & Aran Hill/Arenig Fawr near Llanuwchllyn are supposed by Spenser (Faerie Queene, where he calls it Rauran) to have been the site of the education of King Arthur, see e.g. Pennant & Rees Landmarks
Tryweryn: river nearby.

Family Map

Family Map


  1. Thomas Jones/ApSimon [I0008]
    1. Anna Elizabeth Thompson [I0011]
      1. Joseph Henry ApSimon [I0012]
      2. Thomas Trevor ApSimon [I0007]
      3. Arthur Tryweryn ApSimon
      4. Estyn Douglas ApSimon [I0015]


Source References

  1. [S0043]
  2. England & Wales Births [S0055]
  3. TGEA: TGEA press clippings [S0014]
      • Page: RA Jones marriage notice 1890
  4. Y Clorianydd [S0087]
      • Date: 22/8/1917
      • Citation:

        Gives as August 5th.

  5. ATA: Mediterranean letters [S0068]
  6. AMA: NAMEBASE [S0019]
  7. White's Directory of Bradford, Halifax... [S0131]
      • Date: 1887
  8. Transactions of the Liverpool Welsh National Society [S0064]
      • Page: Sixth Session 1890-1891
  9. The Monthly tidings a record of Christian work among the Calvinistic Methodists or Presbyterians [S0067]
      • Page: Vol. III No. 7 - July 1887
  10. 1901/03/31 UK Census [S0044]
  11. Kelly's Cheshire Directory [S0085]
      • Date: 1902