Reverend John "Shon Shams from the Mill" James1,2,3,4,5,6,7
Male
Father Thomas James ( - bet 1788 and 1791)
Mother Mary ( - bet 1791 and 1797)

Family with Mary (cal 1771 - 1851)

Daughter Ann James ( - aft 1857)
Daughter Martha James ( - aft 1857)
Son John James (cal 1800 - 1873)
Daughter Frances ("Fanny") James (cal 1810 - aft 1857)
Son William James (cal 1811 - 1893)

Events and attributes

Birth
1771 (age ~0)
Trecwn Mill, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales1,2,8
Religion
from 1792 to 1857
Baptist

Notes:
He was a member of Llangloffan Baptist Chapel (Granston), and then ordained as minister at the founding of Hermon Chapel in 1808, where he stayed until 1824. Subsequently he preached at Beulah (Little Newcastle) and Smyrna (Casmael/Puncheston).9,8,10
Residence
between 1797 and 1831
Trecwn Mill, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales11
Residence
July 1825 (age ~54)
Trecwn Mill, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales12
Residence
1838 (age ~67)
Trecwn Mill, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales13
Occupation
6 June 1841 (age ~70)
Miller1
Census
6 June 1841 (age ~70)
Trecwn Mill, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales1
Occupation
30 March 1851 (age ~80)
Miller2
Census
30 March 1851 (age ~80)
Trecwn Mill, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales2
Occupation
3 April 1851 (age ~80)
Miller6
Will
8 April 1857 (age ~86)
Trecwn Mill, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Notes:
John James was a widower at his death, and left his estate as follows.

To his daugher Ann Jenkin, 1 shilling.
To his son John James, 1 shilling.
To his daughter Martha griffith, 1 shilling.
To his daughter Fanny Frances, 1 shilling.
To his son and executor William James, all his cows horses carts and pig, the lease of Trecwn Mill and the land which he held, all th ehouse furnitures beds and bedsteads, night and day clothes and utensils.

The witnesses were Samuel David and John James of Fronrhydd.14
Occupation
July 1857 (age ~86)
Miller14
Residence
before 12 July 1857
Trecwn Mill, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales3
Occupation
13 July 1857 (age ~86)
A Minister of the Gospel5,8
Death
13 July 1857 (age ~86)
Trecwn Mill, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Cause: Natural Decay5,15,9,8
Burial
15 July 1857 (age ~86)
St Mary's Parish Church, Llanfair Nant Y Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales3,15
Probate
23 December 1857 (age ~86)
Consistory Court, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales

Notes:
The sole executor was his son William James, a miller of Trecwn Mill in Llanfair Nant Y Gof; the estate was valued at under £50.14

Citations

  1. [S444] 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: 7; Page: 9
  2. [S445] 1851 census of Wales Pembrokeshire Llanfair Nant Y Gof, John James; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 16 February 2018); citing Class: HO107; Piece: 2480; Folio: 198; Page: 8
  3. [S455] "Pembrokeshire Burials Transcription", database, Findmypast(http://findmypast.co.uk : accessed 24 February 2018), entry for John James burial date 15 July 1857 in Llanfairnantygof; citing Welsh Archive Services
  4. [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).
  5. [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.
  6. [S460] Wales, death certificate (certified copy) for Mary James, died 3 April 1851; registered 4 April 1851, Haverfordwest district Fishguard Sub-district, County of Pembroke; General Register Office, Southport.
  7. [S481] "Seren Cymru" 11 October 1907 (digital images), Welsh Newspapers Online(https://http://newspapers.library.wales, accessed: 3 April 2018), page 3, column 2, headed At Olygydd "Seren Cymru".
  8. [S479] "Seren Cymru" 28 February 1913 (digital images), Welsh Newspapers Online(https://http://newspapers.library.wales, accessed: 3 April 2018), page 12, column 1, headed At Y Parch A Morris, Llangennech.
  9. [S457] Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales. "The Pembrokeshire Herald and General Advertiser" 24 July 1857 (digital images), Welsh Newspapers Online (https://http://newspapers.library.wales, accessed: 24 February 2018), page 3, column 4, headed Deaths.
  10. [S480] "The County Echo, Fishguard Goodwick and the North of Pembrokeshire" 6 June 1907 (digital images), Welsh Newspapers Online(https://http://newspapers.library.wales, accessed: 3 April 2018), page 3, column 2, headed Braslun O Hanes Eglwys Hermon Abergawaun.
  11. [S473] "Land Tax Assessments 1786-1856", entries for Trecwn Mill Llanfair Nant Y Gof. Pembrokeshire Archives, Haverfordwest citing PQ/RT/DE (Dewisland hundred) and PQ/RT/CE (Cemmaes hundred)
  12. [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.
  13. [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
  14. [S454] Diocese of St Davids (Pembrokeshire, Wales). Grant of Probate for the estate of John James dated 23 September 1857 with annexed will for John James dated 8 April 1857; digital image provided by the National Library of Wales (http://discover.library.wales/44WHELF_NLW_VU1:LSCOP_WILLS:44NLW_FED915584: 24 February 2018).
  15. [S453] St Mary's Llanfair Nant Y Gof (Pembrokeshire, Wales) Revd John James James grave marker; taken by Dave Harris February 2011