John James1,2,3,4
Male
Father Reverend John "Shon Shams from the Mill" James (1771 - 1857)
Mother Mary (cal 1771 - 1851)

Family with Ann John (cal 1806 - 1882)

Son Charles James (cal 1826 - 1892)
Son Thomas James (cal 1828 - )
Son John James (cal 1830 - )
Son David James (cal 1832 - )
Son William James (cal 1835 - 1909)
Daughter Mary James (cal 1838 - )
Daughter Hannah James (cal 1840 - )
Son Alfred James (cal 1842 - )
Daughter Ann James (cal 1844 - )
Daughter Elinor James (cal 1849 - )

Events and attributes

Birth
calculated 1800
Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales5
Residence
July 1825
Trecwn Mill, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales6
Marriage
18 August 1825
To Ann John
St Peter's Parish Church, Little Newcastle, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Notes:
Woman's Age: 20y
Man's Age: 25y2,6
Residence
18 August 1825
Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales2
Residence
1825
Tygwynn, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales7
Residence
1826
Cwmwintell, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales7
Residence
1831
Llysydefaid, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales7
Residence
1838
Llysydefaid, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales8
Occupation
6 June 1841
Farmer9
Census
6 June 1841
Llysydefaid, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales9
Occupation
30 March 1851
Farmer 54 acres5
Census
30 March 1851
Llysydefaid, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales5
Residence
13 July 1857
Llysydefaid, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales10
Occupation
16 March 1861
Carpenter1
Occupation
7 April 1861
Farmer of 100 acres and carpenter4
Census
7 April 1861
Llysydefaid, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales4
Occupation
2 April 1871
Farmer of 100 acres employing one man11
Census
2 April 1871
Llysydefaid, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales11
Will
21 March 1873
Llysydefaid, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Notes:
To his wife Ann he left: all the household furniture and all my farming stock and crop and farming utensils and all property whatsoever belongs to me to be enjoyed by her during her lifetime

After the death of his wife he left: all aforesaid property to be divided between 3 of my children, son Charles James and daughters Ann James and Hannah James in equal shares with the following exceptions:

1. My two daughters Hannah and Ann are to have all my household furniture beds and bedclothes to be shared equally between themselves alone
2. My son Charles James to have one cart one plough and on harrow together with all the horse tackle more than his share of the remainder of my property

I appoint my beloved wife Ann and my son Charles joint executors.

Witness Charles John (Llanychaer, famer) -- his brother-in-law -- and David Lewis of New farm12
Occupation
31 March 1873
Carpenter13
Residence
31 March 1873
Llysydefaid, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales13
Death
31 March 1873
Llysydefaid, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Cause: Retention of urine 21 days13,14,15
Burial
3 April 1873
St Mary's Parish Church, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales16,15
Probate
1 July 1873
Carmarthen Probate Registry, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales

Notes:
The executors were his wife Ann and his son Charles. His effects were under £200 and there were no leaseholds.14,12

Citations

  1. [S325] Wales, marriage certificate (certified copy) for William James and Margaret Walters, married 16 March 1861 Merthyr Tydfil district in the County of Glamorgan. General Register Office, Southport
  2. [S420] "Pembrokeshire Marriages and Banns Transcription" database with images, Findmypast(https://findmypast.co.uk accessed 21 January 2018), marriage of John James and Anne John, Little Newcastle 18 August 1825; citing Welsh Archive Services.
  3. [S422] David John. Diaries 1856-1908. Digital images with transcripts. L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University (lib.byu.edu/collections/special-collections-miscellaneous/ : accessed 14 February 2018).
  4. [S471] 1861 census of Wales Little Newcastle, ohn James; digital image, Findmypast(http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 19 March 2018); citing Class: RG9; Piece: 4171; Folio: 87; Page: 9
  5. [S329] 1851 census of Wales Pembrokeshire Llanfair Nant Y Gof, John James; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 29 December 2017); citing Class: HO107; Piece: 2480; Folio: 195; Page: 3
  6. [S421] "Pembrokeshire Marriages and Banns Transcription" database with images, Findmypast(https://findmypast.co.uk accessed 21 January 2018), banns read at Llanfair Nant Y Gof for marriage of John James and Anne John, Little Newcastle 31st July to 14th August; citing Welsh Archive Services.
  7. [S475] "Land Tax Assessments 1786-1856", entries for Tygwynn, Cwmwintell and Llysydefaid Llanfair Nant Y Gof. Pembrokeshire Archives, Haverfordwest citing PQ/RT/DE (Dewisland hundred)
  8. [S474] "Tithe Apportionments, 1836-1929" database with images, TheGenealogist (https://TheGenealogist.co.uk accessed 2 April 2018) citing "IR29 Tithe Commission and successors: Tithe Apportionments". The National Archives
  9. [S330] 1841 census of Wales Pembrokeshire Llanfair Nant Y Gof, John James; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 29 December 2017); citing Class: HO107; Piece: 1444; Book: 20; Folio: 8; Page: 10
  10. [S459] Wales, death certificate (certified copy) for John James, died 13 July 1857; registered 13 July 1857, Haverfordwest district Fishguard Sub-district, County of Pembroke; General Register Office, Southport.
  11. [S416] 1871 census of Wales, Fishguard, Caernavonshire, John James; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.ukco.uk : accessed 13 Februrary 2018); citing Class: RG10; Piece: 5537; Folio: 2; Page: 3
  12. [S446] District Probate Registry at Carmarthen (Carmarthenshire, Wales). Grant of Probate for the estate of John James dated 1 July 1873 with annexed will (copy) for John James dated 21 March 1873; temporary digital image provided by "Find a Will," Gov.UK (https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk : 16 February 2018).
  13. [S458] Wales, death certificate (certified copy) for John James, died 31 March 1873; registered 1 April 1873, Haverfordwest district Fishguard Sub-district, County of Pembroke; General Register Office, Southport.
  14. [S418] "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995", digital images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 13 February 2018), entry for John James died 13 March 1873 at Llysydefaid in Pembrokeshire; citing Principal Probate Registry. Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration
  15. [S419] St Mary's Llanfair Nant Y Gof (Pembrokeshire, Wales) John and Anne James grave marker; taken by Dave Harris February 2011
  16. [S470] "Pembrokeshire Burials Transcription", database, Findmypast(http://findmypast.co.uk : accessed 19 March 2018), entry for John James burial date 3 April 1873 in Llanfairnantygof; citing Welsh Archive Services