TGEA press clippings

Gramps ID S0014
Author TGEA


  1. John Davies burial notice mentions Mr. & Mrs. Allan, brother and sister in law, Boston.
    1. Family of ? Allan and Mitchell [F0066]
  2. 1845-50
    1. Shareholder, National Provincial Bank of England: pioneering joint-stock bank, focus of new trend for middle-class investment in equities, predecessor of NatWest. Not mentioned in his rabble-rousing speeches about his rise from nothing... [E0796]
    2. Simon Jones (Bala) [I0009]
  3. 1890/3/1
    1. Robert Albert Jones [I0133]
    2. "The couple left Halifax by the 4.40 train en route to the Riviera." They acquired the large folio of Italian views. [E0382]
    3. Harriet Agnes Thompson [I0090]
    1. Nephew Simon Jones and niece Catherine, wife of Thomas Jones, are her executors [E0816]
    2. Elizabeth Owen rents land at 5/- pa for 99 years to Llanuwchllyn Calvinistic Methodists for a chapel. [E0815]
    3. Elizabeth (Owen) [I0357]
  5. 1873_04_01 Obit Simon Jones Y dysgedydd crefyddol
    1. Obit: 1805. 1851 & 61: 1805-6. Llanuwchllyn obelisk: 68 at death on 21/02/1873, i.e. 1804 or early 1805. Family: September 1805. [E0021]
    2. Simon Jones (Bala) [I0009]
  6. RA Jones death notice 1892
    1. Robert Albert Jones [I0133]
    2. Birth, Robert Albert Jones [E0379]
    3. Residence, Family of Robert Albert Jones and Harriet Agnes Thompson [E0381]
    4. Harriet Agnes Thompson [I0090]
  7. 1881_01_01 Longer notice death Jane Jones 44 transcription translation
    1. T. Evans [I0170]
    2. There are various Llewellyn Streets, but Jane Rowlands was "sister of the wife of the Reverend D. Evans, *Pentre*, Morganwg." [E0932]
    3. Margaret Rowlands [I0168]
    4. Marriage, Family of David Evans and Margaret Rowlands [E0331]
    5. David Evans [I0171]
    6. Marriage, Family of T. Evans and Mary Rowlands [E0332]
    7. Mary Rowlands [I0167]
  8. RA Jones marriage notice 1890
    1. Thomas Trevor ApSimon [I0007]
    2. Anna Elizabeth Thompson [I0011]
    3. Arthur Tryweryn ApSimon [I0014]
    4. Joseph Henry ApSimon [I0012]
    5. Estyn Douglas ApSimon [I0015]
    6. 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. [E0383]
    7. Thomas ApSimon (Jones) [I0008]
    1. Birth registered in West Derby, Lancashire, England. Maybe that's the Toxteth reg. district. [E0006]
    2. Birth, Jane Rowlands [E0024]
    3. Place/date in extended obit in TGEA collection. [E0209]
    4. Obit of Jane (Rowlands) Jones in TGEA clippings. [E0329]
    5. Burial notice. [E0373]
    6. Partner with Edward Edwards, Hilmar von Schwartz, cotton brokers, trading as John Hawleigh Smith & Co. Voluntary liquidation 1878 called on their personal estates and may have led to bankruptcy for Thomas, by coincidence at the same time he was getting hitched to the presumably wealthy Annie. [E0396]
    7. Partner with John Hawleigh Smith, Edward Edwards and Hilmar von Schwartz in the firm of John Hawleigh Smith & Co. Hawleigh retired and the partnership was dissolved. [E0395]
    8. Robert Albert Jones [I0133]
    9. Suffered from chronic "bronchitis" or something similar. [E0384]
    10. ? Jones [I0392]
    11. Birth reg. West Derby Q3. [E0009]
    12. R.A. is the "only surviving son" of the late Rev. John Jones in the former's 1890 wedding announcement. [E0897]
    13. Rev. John Thomas B.A. officiated. [E0014]
    14. Rowland Rowlands [I0165]
    15. Thomas Trevor ApSimon [I0007]
    16. Barrister. Called to the bar at Lincoln's Inn, 7 May 1879, but may have moved to Liverpool shortly afterwards. [E0378]
    17. Thomas Jones [I0034]
    18. Death, Robert Albert Jones [E0278]
    19. Source announces auction of his house and various others on Bala High St plus farms. Conveyance passing property to Evan Jones of Bala, builder [E0491]
    20. Thomas ApSimon (Jones) [I0008]
    21. Merchant navy. Engineer, first class, 1940, Liverpool. WWII: Arrivals at New York as 3rd Engineer on the SS Rimutaka (SS Mongolia (1922)) on the run between Avonmouth/Liverpool and Auckland/Wellington via the Panama Canal between 1943 and 1945 with service consistent with late 1935/early 1936 start. 6'0", 156 lb, no tattoos... Discharge number:R.136916. Post-WWII: 1947, Suffolk; 1956, Avanca. HTA takes the 1947 voyage as emigration to New Zealand. [E0408]
    22. Jane Rowlands [I0020]
    23. John Davies burial notice. [E0374]
    24. Mill furnishing partnership with Van Gelder. Old Ropery address, also Victoria Works/Industrial Road, Sowerby Bridge. White's 1887: Pieter van Gelder & he are managing directors, Van Gelder, Apsimon & Co. Limited. [E0397]
    25. Three years penal servitude for "salesman" EDA of Mount Rd, Higher Bebbington, for forging share certificates to defraud a Liverpool moneylender and commission agent (his father was also one). AMA has no memory of the trial and thinks he may have been sent to Swindon for the duration, care of the guard with address round his neck. [E0200]
    26. Bath Chronicle for 23/11 says on Saturday morning. Attendees: May Davies (widow), Jonah R. Davies (father) Dr. & Mrs T.T. Apsimon (brother-in-law & sister), Mr. and Mrs. George Davies (brother and sister-in-law), Mr. and Mrs Allan (brother-in-law and sister-in-law), Boston; Mr Arthur & Hubert Apsimon (nephews), Miss R. Massey (aunt) and Mr. Till. Revd. G.H. Kirkham (Westwood) officiated. [E0372]
    27. The funeral notice is a useful summary of his family and business and political acquaintances. Thomas ApSimon is in the 2nd carriage. [E0377]
    28. Burial notice says Bath nursing home, AMA says RUH Bath. AMA: Had cocked up surgery for duodenal ulcer in WWI. Died following operation. TTA blamed himself for not insisting that he go to Bristol instead of Bath when he was ill. He coordinated the refugee welcome programme in 1940 along the south coast and was exhausted. [E0277]
    29. John Jones [I0195]
    30. Dr. ApSimon of Neston is selling a Phoenix 2-seater in the Liverpool Echo, May 30, p.3 [E0376]
    31. Joseph Henry ApSimon [I0012]
    32. Estyn Douglas ApSimon [I0015]
    33. John Davies [I0046]
    34. Tinman, in Jane Rowlands/Jones obit. and I think in 1841 census. [E0322]
    35. Funeral report suggests March. In 1881 census, not in 1891 or 1901. [E0466]
    36. After 15 years abroad he decided to visit his family, perhaps to get married or perhaps because he felt he was dying. He was taken ill at Syracuse and returned to Utica, where he passed at the house of Mrs Sarah Parry - conceivably a Llanuwchllyn connection. [E0049]
    37. Anna Elizabeth Thompson [I0011]
    38. Arthur Tryweryn ApSimon [I0014]
    39. T. Evans [I0170]
    40. Family of Rowland Rowlands and Ann (Rowlands) [F0054]
    41. Estyn qualifies as a solicitor (i.e. admitted to Rolls) 3rd class, having been pupil with the firm. Wynn Wheldon may still have been managing clerk at this stage. LLB, in pre-war £150 p.a.. [E0194]
    42. Richard Douglas ApSimon [I0039]
    43. Struck off the Rolls following conviction for conspiracy and forgery. [E0199]
    44. Mary Rowlands [I0167]
    45. Deaths says 4th quarter in Bala, probably same Jane Jones. [E0025]
    46. Various dates. Clorianydd gives 5th, another source 3rd. Someone has gone into it in more depth: [E0032]
    47. May Mary Mitchell [I0153]
    48. AMA: The move to West Kirby followed Thomas ApSimon's financial crash - Van Gelder, ApSimon & Co. patent suit against Sowerby Bridge United District Flour Society. Very small compared to Willow Hall. 1893 Liverpool Mercury ad for an iron chapel is marvellous. [E0387]