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Family of Cornelius GENTLE and Sarah Ann ROBERTS

Husband: Cornelius GENTLE (1869-1950)
Wife: Sarah Ann ROBERTS (1872-1942)
Children: John Ernest GENTLE (1890-1970)
William Arnold GENTLE (1891- )
Matilda Louisa GENTLE (1895-1966)
Thomas Cornelius GENTLE (1902- )
Marriage 30 Nov 1889 Llanllwchaiarn, Newtown, Montgomeryshire1
Llanllwchaiarn Parish Church, Newtown, Montgomeryshire

Husband: Cornelius GENTLE

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Cornelius GENTLE

Name: Cornelius GENTLE2
Sex: Male
Father: John GENTLE (c. 1838-1922)
Mother: Mary (Priscilla) ? (c. 1838-1902)
Birth 11 Jan 1869 Whitmore, Staffordshire3,4
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 31) Knighton, Radnorshire
Factory Green
RG13/5181/10/12
Occupation Wool Carder2
Census 29 Sep 1939 (age 70) Huddersfield C.B., Yorkshire (West Riding), England5
673 Manchester Road
Occupation 29 Sep 1939 (age 70) Scriffling Engineer (Textile) ; Huddersfield C.B., Yorkshire (West Riding), England5
Death 17 Aug 1950 (age 81) Huddersfield, Yorkshire6
Burial Llanllwchaiarn Parish Church, Newtown, Montgomeryshire7

Wife: Sarah Ann ROBERTS

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Sarah Ann ROBERTS

Name: Sarah Ann ROBERTS2
Sex: Female
Father: William Owen ROBERTS (1847-1927)
Mother: Jane DAVIES (c. 1851-1938)
Birth 4 Sep 1872 Pennygloddfa, Newtown, Montgomeryshire2,8,9
Christening 20 Apr 1873 (age 0) Llanllwchaiarn Parish Church, Newtown, Montgomeryshire2
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 8) Llanfair Road Newtown Montgomeryshire8
Llanfair Road Newtown Montgomeryshire
RG11/5487/37
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 28) Knighton, Radnorshire
Factory Green
RG13/5181/10/12
Occupation Factory Operative 72 Woollen Weaver2,3
Census 29 Sep 1939 (age 67) Huddersfield C.B., Yorkshire (West Riding), England5
673 Manchester Road
Occupation 29 Sep 1939 (age 67) Unpaid Housewife ; Huddersfield C.B., Yorkshire (West Riding), England5
Death 9 Aug 1942 (age 69)
Burial Aug 1942 Llanllwchaiarn Parish Church, Newtown, Montgomeryshire7

Child 1: John Ernest GENTLE

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John Ernest GENTLE

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John Ernest GENTLE

Name: John Ernest GENTLE2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Alice WATTS ( - )
Birth 30 Jan 1890 Canal Road, Newtown, Montgomeryshire2,10
Christening 7 May 1894 (age 4) Llanllwchaiarn Parish Church, Newtown, Montgomeryshire11
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 11) Knighton, Radnorshire
Factory Green
RG13/5181/10/12
Death 9 Feb 1970 (age 80) Newtown, Montgomeryshire12
Burial Feb 1970 Llanllwchaiarn Cemetery, Llanllwchaiarn, Newtown, Montgomeryshire13

Child 2: William Arnold GENTLE

Name: William Arnold GENTLE2
Sex: Male
Birth Q4 1891 Canal Road, Newtown, Montgomeryshire2,14
Newtown 11b 150
Christening 7 May 1894 (age 2) Llanllwchaiarn Parish Church, Newtown, Montgomeryshire15
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 9) Knighton, Radnorshire
Factory Green
RG13/5181/10/12

Child 3: Matilda Louisa GENTLE

Name: Matilda Louisa GENTLE3
Sex: Female
Spouse: John Seymour ELY (1891-1955)
Birth Q4 1895 Knighton, Radnorshire3,16
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 5) Knighton, Radnorshire
Factory Green
RG13/5181/10/12
Death 1966 (age 71) Huddersfield, Yorkshire17

Child 4: Thomas Cornelius GENTLE

Name: Thomas Cornelius GENTLE
Sex: Male
Birth 1902 Knighton, Radnorshire

Note on Husband: Cornelius GENTLE - shared note

According to a researcher who visited Shirley Morris in 2002, the Gentles hailed from Hereford Gloucestershire region and were gypsies.

Shirley says her grandmother Ethel Rees remembered Cornelius Gentle's parents - and John Gentle making pegs.

John Gentle Llanllwchaiarn Cemetery: Low marble headstone and urn with kerb: "In loving memory of Sarah Ann the beloved wife of Cornelius Gentle who died Aug 9th 1942 aged 69 years

And of the above Cornelius Gentle who died Aug 17th 1950 aged 81 years.

At Rest"

Note on Wife: Sarah Ann ROBERTS - shared note

Sarah Ann and Cornelius' wedding was witnessed by John Davies and John Gentle Llanllwchaiarn Cemetery: Low marble headstone and urn with kerb:

"In loving memory of Sarah Ann the beloved wife of Cornelius Gentle who died Aug 9th 1942 aged 69 years

And of the above Cornelius Gentle who died Aug 17th 1950 aged 81 years.

At Rest"

Sources

1Llanllwchaiarn Parish registers (Microfilm).
Text From Source: Llanllwchaiarn Parish registers: Microfilm, Powis Archive Office, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells.
Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: Llanllwchaiarn Marriage Register:

Page 142

1889 Marriage Solemnised at Parish Church of Llanllwchaiarn in the County of Montgomery
No: 283
When Married: 30 November 1889
Name and Surname: Cornelius Gentle
Age: 20
Condition: Bachelor
Rank or Profession: Wool Carder
Residence at time of Marriage: [?] Terrace, Llanllwchaiarn
Father's Name and Surname: John Gentle
Rank or Profession of Father: Labourer
Name and Surname: Sarah Ann Roberts
Age: 18
Condition: Spinster
Rank or Profession: Factory Operative
Residence at time of Marriage: Cross Lane Cottages, Llanfair Road
Father's Name and Surname: William Owen Roberts
Rank or Profession of Father: Wheelwright

Married in the Parish Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church by Banns by me [?]

This marriage was Solemnised between us: Cornelius Gentle
Sarah Ann Roberts

In the presence of us: John Davies
John Gentle X his mark

[Some details may be slightly innacurate, as I did not transcribe the whole entry. GH]
Powis County Archive Office, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells, POWIS.
2Ibid.
3Public Record Office, "www.census.pro.gov.uk - 1901 Census" (Internet).
Internet. Call Number: http://www.census.pro.gov.uk (electronic).
4"FreeBMD Website" (http://freebmd.rootsweb.com). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Births Mar 1869 (>99%)
Gentle Cornelius Newcastle L. 6b 49
5"Census 1939 Huddersfield C.B., Yorkshire (West Riding), England RG101/3406G/002/22 Letter Code: KFAB" (RG101/3406G/002/22 Letter Code: KFAB).
Text From Source: Name of person,Status,Gender,Birthdate,Condition,Occupation,Comments
Cornelius GENTLE,,M,11 Jan 1869,M,Scriffling Engineer (Textile) ,
Sarah Ann GENTLE,,F,4 Sep 1872,M,Unpaid Housewife ,
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Source: Census 1939 Huddersfield C.B., Yorkshire (West Riding), England RG101/3406G/002/22 Letter Code: KFAB, Census UK 1939 RG101/3406G/002/22 Letter Code: KFAB

6"GRO Indexes". Assessment: Questionable.
Text From Source:
England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2005
about Cornelius Gentle
Name: Cornelius Gentle
Death Registration Month/Year: 1950
Age at death (estimated): 81
Registration district: Huddersfield
Inferred County: Yorkshire West Riding
Volume: 2b
Page: 587
7St John's Dolanog Parish Registers.
Text From Source: Dolanog Parish Registers, Transcribed by Blodwen Jones of Cartref, Dolanog, Montgomeryshire, and in her possession.
8The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "1881 Census - Family Search Website" (Online 1881 Census for England and Wales). Custom Id: http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp?PAGE=census/search_census.asp. Cit. Date: 3 April 1881. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Household:

Name Relation Marital Status Gender Age Birthplace Occupation Disability

William A. ROBERTS Head M Male 33 Llanlwchaiarn, Montgomery, Wales Coach Builder

Jane ROBERTS Wife M Female 31 Llanlwchaiarn, Montgomery, Wales Coach Wife

Mary Jane ROBERTS Daur Female 10 Llanlwchaiarn, Montgomery, Wales Scholar

Sarah A. ROBERTS Daur Female 8 Llanlwchaiarn, Montgomery, Wales Scholar

William ROBERTS Son Male 6 Llanlwchaiarn, Montgomery, Wales Scholar

Luisa ROBERTS Daur Female 4 Llanlwchaiarn, Montgomery, Wales Scholar

Matilda ROBERTS Daur Female 2 Llanlwchaiarn, Montgomery, Wales


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Source Information:
Dwelling Llanfair Rd
Census Place Llanllwchaiarn, Montgomery, Wales
Family History Library Film 1342319
Public Records Office Reference RG11
Piece / Folio 5487 / 37
Page Number 35
9"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Births Sep 1872
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Roberts Sarah Ann Newtown 11b 207
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
10Ibid. Text From Source: Births Mar 1890
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Gentle John Ernest Newtown 11b 160
11Llanllwchaiarn Parish registers (Microfilm).
Text From Source: Llanllwchaiarn Parish registers: Microfilm, Powis Archive Office, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells.
Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: John Ernest Gentle 7th May 1894
Cornelius and Sarah Ann of Canal Road (Wool Carder)
Powis County Archive Office, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells, POWIS.
12"GRO Indexes". Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source:
England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2005
about John Ernest Gentle
Name: John Ernest Gentle
Birth Date: 13 Jan 1890
Death Registration Month/Year: 1970
Registration district: Newtown
Inferred County: Montgomeryshire
Volume: 8c
Page: 1714
13Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society, "Parish of Llanllwchaiarn Memorial Inscriptions" (MR/MI/23).
Text From Source: Monumental Inscription Index for The Parish Church of Llanllwchaiarn, Montgomeryshire; Powis county Archive Office,
Graham Hoadly.
14"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Births Dec 1891
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Gentle William Arnold Newtown 11b 150
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
15Llanllwchaiarn Parish registers (Microfilm).
Text From Source: Llanllwchaiarn Parish registers: Microfilm, Powis Archive Office, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells.
Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: William Arnold Gentle 7th May 1894
Cornelius and Sarah Ann of Canal Road (Wool Carder)
Powis County Archive Office, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells, POWIS.
16"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Text From Source: Births Dec 1895
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Gentle Matilda Louisa Knighton 11b 116
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
17"GRO Indexes". Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source:
England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2005
about Matilda L Ely
Name: Matilda L Ely
Death Registration Month/Year: 1966
Age at death (estimated): 71
Registration district: Huddersfield
Inferred County: Yorkshire West Riding
Volume: 2b
Page: 727