John John1,2
Father David John (1728 - 1792)
Mother Ann

Family with Eleanor (bet 1781 and 1786 - )

Daughter Mary John ( - bef 1882)
Daughter Ann John (cal 1806 - 1882)
Son Charles John (1808 - 1891)
Son David John (cal 1810 - )
Son John John (cal 1813 - bef 1882)
Daughter Hannah John (bet 1816 and 1821 - )

Events and attributes

1760 (age ~0)
from 1793 to 1831
Little Newcastle, Pembrokeshire, Wales3,1
5 April 1836 (age ~76)
Little Newcastle, Pembrokeshire, Wales

His joint heirs and executors were to be his son Charles John and his wife Elinor John, subject to the following:

He left 1s to his daughter Ann John, wife of John James of Llysydefaid, a carpenter.
He left 1s to each of his sons David and John.
He left £10 and 2 pairs of bedclothes and a feather bed to each of his daughters Mary and Hannah. (They were to have 'common house furniture').

He wished Mary and Hannah to have their home with Charles and Elinor during their single life.

If Elinor was to marry a second time, Charles was to give her 1s only. If she did not remarry, she was not to give away any of her share (or leave it in her own will) to anyone except Charles.

The will was witnessed by John Lewis, William James and B. Davies (his brother in law) all of Little Newcastle.4
20 November 1839 (age ~79)
Little Newcastle, Pembrokeshire, Wales2,5,4
30 December 1839 (age ~79)
Consistory Court, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales

The estate was sworn to be under £200. Charles John and Elinor John were executors.4


  1. [S478] "Lease for Lives" between Mary Harries & Jane Davies and Charles John of Little Newcastle, farmer. Pembrokeshire Archives, Haverfordwest citing D-TR/1188
  2. [S422] David John. Diaries 1856-1908. Digital images with transcripts. L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University ( : accessed 14 February 2018).
  3. [S476] "Land Tax Assessments 1786-1856", entries for Little Newcastle Village, Little Newcastle. Pembrokeshire Archives, Haverfordwest citing PQ/RT/CE (Cemmaes hundred)
  4. [S434] Diocese of St Davids (Pembrokeshire, Wales). Grant of Probate for the estate of John John dated 30 September 1839 with annexed will for John John dated 1 April; digital image provided by the National Library of Wales (https:// : 15 February 2018).
  5. [S426] 1841 census of Wales Pembrokeshire Little Newcastle Charles John; digital image, Findmypast ( : accessed 14 February 2018); citing Class: HO107; Piece: 1446; Book 24; Folio: 7; Page: 8