See also

Family of [unnamed person] and Agnes Ann DEAKIN

Husband: [unnamed person] ( - )
Wife: Agnes Ann DEAKIN (1875-1941)
Children: Evelyn May DEAKIN (1895-1985)

Husband: [unnamed person]

Name: -
Sex: Male
Father: -
Mother: -

Wife: Agnes Ann DEAKIN

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Agnes Ann DEAKIN

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Agnes Ann DEAKIN, c. 1895, age 20

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Agnes Ann DEAKIN

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Agnes Ann DEAKIN

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Agnes Ann DEAKIN, c. 1895, age 20

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Agnes Ann DEAKIN, c. 1895, age 20

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Agnes Ann DEAKIN

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Agnes Ann DEAKIN, 2007, age 131

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Agnes Ann DEAKIN, 2007, age 131

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Agnes Ann DEAKIN, c. 1909, age 34

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Agnes Ann DEAKIN, c. 1909, age 34

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Agnes Ann DEAKIN, 1915, age 40

Name: Agnes Ann DEAKIN
Sex: Female
Father: Alfred DEAKIN (1852- )
Mother: Lucy COLES (1854-1931)
Birth 6 Nov 1875 35 Alder Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancs.1,2
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 5) Hulme, Lancashire3
31 William Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire
Occupation 3 Apr 1881 (age 5) Scholar; Hulme, Lancashire3
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 15) Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire4
Vine Buildings, Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 25) Wem, Shropshire5
Palms Hill, Wem, Shropshire
Occupation 31 Mar 1901 (age 25) Parlour Maid - Domestic; Wem, Shropshire5
Residence 4 Sep 1901 (age 25) Ruyton
GRO Marriage Certific
Occupation Domestic Servant Parlour Maid6,7
Residence 4 Sep 1901 (age 25) Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire8
Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 36) Oswestry, Shropshire9
52 York St Oswestry, Shropshire
Residence 28 Dec 1920 (age 45) Oswestry, Shropshire10
5 Gittins Street, Oswestry
Census 29 Sep 1939 (age 63) Oswestry M.B., Shropshire, England11
5 Gittin Street
Occupation 29 Sep 1939 (age 63) Housewife Duties Unpaid; Oswestry M.B., Shropshire, England11
Death 24 Feb 1941 (age 64) Oswestry, Shropshire12,13
Cause: Cerebral Haemorrage and Hyperpiesia [High blood pressure]
Address: 5 Gitten Street, Oswestry, Shropshire
Burial 27 Feb 1941 (age 64) Oswestry Cemetery
Cause: Angina?
Address: Oswestry Cemetery, Victoria Road, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2 HU
Grave Purchased:
Section E grave number 58
In the burial register, she is recorded as "the wife of Richard Williams"

There is no memorial stone for this grave, it is unmarked. It lies betwen the marked graves of John Arthur Evans and Sarah Ellis.

The location was photographed by Graham Hoadly on 26th August 2006.

Child 1: Evelyn May DEAKIN

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Evelyn May DEAKIN

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Evelyn May DEAKIN, c. 1898, age 3

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Evelyn May DEAKIN, 1982, age 87

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Evelyn May DEAKIN

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Evelyn May DEAKIN, c. 1920, age 25

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Evelyn May DEAKIN, c. 1910, age 15

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Evelyn May DEAKIN

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Evelyn May DEAKIN, c. 1926, age 31

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Evelyn May DEAKIN, 2007, age 112

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Evelyn May DEAKIN, c. 1905, age 10

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Evelyn May DEAKIN, c. 1905, age 10

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Evelyn May DEAKIN

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Evelyn May DEAKIN, 2007, age 112

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Evelyn May DEAKIN, 2007, age 112

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Evelyn May DEAKIN, 2007, age 112

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Evelyn May DEAKIN, 2007, age 112

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Evelyn May DEAKIN

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Evelyn May DEAKIN

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Evelyn May DEAKIN

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Spouse: Robert Eric ROBERTS

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Spouse: Robert Eric ROBERTS

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Spouse: Robert Eric ROBERTS

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Spouse: Robert Eric ROBERTS

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Spouse: Robert Eric ROBERTS

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Spouse: Robert Eric ROBERTS

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Spouse: Robert Eric ROBERTS

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Spouse: Robert Eric ROBERTS, 2007, age 117

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Spouse: Robert Eric ROBERTS, c. 1920, age 30

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Spouse: Robert Eric ROBERTS

Name: Evelyn May DEAKIN
Sex: Female
Spouse: Robert Eric ROBERTS (1890-1955)
Birth 20 Jan 1895 Pentre, Great Ness, Shropshire14,15
Pentre Farm [?], Pentre, Great Ness, Shropshire
Christening 8 Feb 1895 (age 0) Great Ness, Salop16
Primitive Methodist Chapel, Great Ness, Salop
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 6) Great Ness, Salop17
Lower Hopton
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 16) Shrewsbury, Shropshire18
3 Hunter Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Occupation 2 Apr 1911 (age 16) Milliner; Shrewsbury, Shropshire18
Residence 17 Jan 1916 (age 20) Shrewsbury, Shropshire19
3 Swan Hill Court, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Residence 25 Apr 1920 (age 25) Grove Cottage, Pentre, Kinnerley
GRO Marriage Certific
Census 29 Sep 1939 (age 44) Shewsbury M.B., Shropshire20
4 Victoria Street
Occupation 29 Sep 1939 (age 44) Unpaid Domestic Duties; Shewsbury M.B., Shropshire20
Will 22 Nov 1981 (age 86) Letchworth Hertfordshire21
36 Croft Lane Letchworth Hertfordshire
In the High Court of Justice
The Pricipal Registry of the Family Division

BE IT KNOWN that EVELYN MAY ROBERTS of 36 Croft Lane Letchworth Hertfordshire

Died on the 6th day of March 1985 domiciled in England and Wales.

AND BE IT FURTHER KNOWN that at the date hereunder written the last Will and Testament with a codicil thereto (a copy whereof is hereunto annexed) of the said deceased was proved and registered in the Principal Registry of the Family Division of the High Court of Justice and Administration of all the estate which by law devolves to and vests in the personal representative of the said deceased was granted by the aforesaid Court to GLYN ROBERTS of Ty Coed 3 Green Acres Lilley Luton Bedfordshire LU2 8LS one of the Executors named in the said will power reserved to the other executor

It is hereby certified that it apears from information supplied on the aplication fro this grant that the gross value of the said estate in the United Kingdom does not exceed £40000.00 and taht the net value of such estate.

Dated the 22nd day of April 1985

M.N. Emery
Probate Officer


THIS IS THE LAST WILL OF ME EVELYN MAY ROBERTS OF 36 CROFT LANE NORTON LETCHWORTH HERTFORDSHIRE WHICH I MAKE THIS 22ND DAY OF NOVEMBER 1981.

1. I revoke all former Wills Codicils and Testamentary Dispositions made by me.

2. I appoint my son Glyn and his wife Lilian to be the Executors and Trustees of this Wil.

3. Out of the whole or any part or parts of my Estate my Trustees shall pay discharge or provide for my funeral expenses testamentary expenses and al capital Transfer tax and other fiscal impositions payable in consequence of my death and the legacies bequeathed by any codicil hereunto.

4. My Trustees shall distribute the residue of my estate equally between my Son Glyn and my Daughter Gwyneth.
Should my son predecease me his wife Lilian shall take that share which my Son would have taken had he survived and taken a vested interest.
Should my Son and his Wife predecease me their Children Craig and Jeremy shall take equal portions of that share which their parent would have taken had he or she survived and taken vested interest.
Should my Daughter predecease me her Children Eluned Marion and Graham shall take equal portions of that share which their parent would have taken had he or she survived and taken vested interest.

5. No indidvidual Trustee who gives his services gratuitously shall be liable for any loss or damage which may happen to the residue of my Estate or any part thereof at any time or from any cause whatsoever unless such loss or damage shall be caused by his own wilful and individual fraud or wrongdoing.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand to this my Will the day and year first before written.
Signed by the said in our presence & then by us in hers.

E. M. Roberts

First Witness: Anthony A. Ellis
Address: 36 Croft Lane, Letchworth Herts. SG6 1AP
Occupation: Electrical engineer

Second Witness: Archie Roberts
Address: 36 Croft Lane, Norton, Letchworth
Occupation: Retired

THIS IS A CODICIL by me EVELYN MAY ROBERTS of 36 CROFT LANE, NORTON, LETCHWORTH, HERTS
To my last Will dated the TWENTY SECOND day of NOVEMBER One Thousand nine hundered and EIGHTY ONE
WHEREBY pursuant to Clause 2(c) of my said Wll I BEQUEATH the following specific articles (free of all taxes payable in consequence of my death) absolutely and in addition to any other benefit obtained under my Will or any other Codicil thereto:-

A) To my Daughter Gwyneth
The bureau and set of small drawers presently in the bedroom which I occupy at the above address.

B) To my grandchildren Eluned, Marion, Graham, Craig & Jeremy the sum of five thousand pounds (£5000) to be equally divided between them.

C) To Mrs Wendy Ellis of 36 Croft Lane, Letchworth The two armchairs and bed presently in the bedroom which i occupy at the above address.

AND in all other respects I confirm my said Will.

IN WITNESS whereof I the said have hereunto set my hand this ELEVENTH day of DECEMBER One thousand nine hundred and EIGHTY THREE.

SIGNED by the said E. M. Roberts

In our presence and then by us in hers (the alteration to paragraphs a) b) c) d) e) having first been made):-

First Witness (Signature) A. G. Gaymer
Address: 36 Croft Lane, Letchworth
Occupation

Second Witness (Signature) M. Muncey
Address: 36 Croft Lane, Letchworth
Ocupation
Occupation Milliner; Housewife
Education Nesscliff School, Nesscliff, Shropshire
Religion Primitive Methodist
Child Count 2
Marriage Count 1
Death 6 Mar 1985 (age 90) 36 Croft Lane, Norton , Letchworth, Herts.22
Cause: 1a: Left Ventricular: b: Coronary Atherosclerosis
Burial 13 Mar 1985 Crematorium

Note on Husband: [unnamed person]

This is name that Evelyn May Deakin put as her father on her marriage certificate of 1920.

 

We don't know if she actually ever knew who her father was. On the marriage certificate, John Jones's occupation is given as "Farmer".

Note on Wife: Agnes Ann DEAKIN (1) - shared note

Agnes' marriage to Joe Owen was witnessed by Edward Roberts, Cissie Coles [Her cousin Jane Elizabeth Coles], and Edwin Tomkinson.

 

By 1891 she is living with her mother and step father at Vine Buildings, Ruyton IX Towns, and her two new half siblings.[RG12/2114/64].

 

In 1903 - 1906 Agnes, her husband, Joe Owen, and their children, Iris and Charles, were living at 52 York Street, Oswestry.

 

The Register of Electors for Oswestry 1918 (North Ward) gives Agnes Owen's address as 33 Ferrers Road.

1922, and Spring 1923 her address is 5 Gitten Street.

1929 sees Charles Deakin Owen, and Iris Lily Owen at the same address, but no Agnes.

 

William Edward Owen and Eliza Maude Owen are living at 10 Gitten Street in 1929.

Could he be Joseph's brother, and, possibly, his wife?

Note on Wife: Agnes Ann DEAKIN (2)

Una did not know of Agnes's daughter,Evelyn's, existence - and was fairly sure that her Uncle Charlie would not have known either. "He would have been mortified"

 

She also stated that her Grandmother Agnes was "very respectable" - so was therefore rather surprised at the fact of Grandma Evelyn's existence.

 

However, she rather thought that her mother Iris may have known if anyone - as Aunt Polly may have known also.

 

It would seem that Grandma Evelyn's childhood, and by whom she was brought up will have to remain a mystery for ever.

 

The final clue as to that may lie in the 1911 census, of course ....!23

Note on Wife: Agnes Ann DEAKIN (3)

We do not at present (2007) know who fathered Agnes's first child, Evelyn May Deakin.

I don't recall my grandmother Evelyn ever really mentioning her parents. All she said was that she was born and brought up in Pentre, Shropshire.

In her later years, while she was still living at 4 Victoria Street, Shrewsbury, Eve gave me a whole pile of old family photographs. By this time I had learned from my mother, of Eve's illegitamacy. She showed me a small double pocket wallet containing two Victorian cartes de visite.

In one pocket there was a studio photo of two little girls and she told me that one was her as a small child. She said that the other child was "a friend" and didn't elaborate further.

In the other pocket was a studio portrait of a young woman. When I asked who she was, Grandma clammed up rather and said: "I don't remember who SHE was".

On the back of the photo was written in pencil the name "Deakin". and I assumed that this may have been her mother, but didn't feel able to ask her, as I imagine she would have been mortified if she had known that I knew of her birth.

Many years later, after much convoluted detective work, I traced the legitimate grandaughter of Agnes Deakin, who was amazed to discover that her grandmother had had a child prior to her marriage to Joseph Owen.

Amongst her photo collection were several 1890s carte de visite portraits of her grandmother Agnes - including a copy of the photo my grandmother Eve had given me.

It was thrilling to have my suspicions confirmed and to discover new half - family - but it would seem that the identity of Evelyn May Deakin's father and the circumstances of her conception and birth - along with the identity of the folks that brought her up - and why - will remain a mystery.

Sources

1GRO, "Birth Certificate". Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: Registration District: Chorlton. 1882 BIRTH in the Sub-district of Sydenham in the County of Kent
No: 264
When and where born: Seventeenth December 1882. 138 Malham Road
Name if any: Frederick John
Sex: Boy
Name and surname of father: Frederick William Hoadly
Name, surname and maiden surname of mother: Sarah Jane Hoadly formerly Smith
Occupation of father: Baker
Signature, description and residence of informant: F.W. Hoadly, Father. 138 Malham Road, Forest Hill
When registered: Thirtieth December 1882
Signature of Registrar: George Phillips. Registrar
Name entered after registration:
CERTIFIED to be a true copy of an entry in a Register in my custody. Shirley Gibbon. Deputy Superintendant Registrar. 7.11.90 Date
Graham Hoadly.
2"Agnes Ann Deakin birth certificate".
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Source: Agnes Ann Deakin birth certificate, Agnes Ann Deakin birth cert

3"Census 1881 (Alfred Deakin) Hulme, Lancashire RG11/ 3926 / 62 / 22".
Text From Source: Alfred Daker Head 29 Pork Butcher Wolverhampton
Lucy Daker Wife 27 Shropshire
Agnes A Daker Daur 5 Scholar Lancashire Manchester
William E Daker Son 8m Lancashire Manchester
Assessment: Primary evidence.
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Source: Census 1881 (Alfred Deakin) Hulme, Lancashire RG11/ 3926 / 62 / 22, Alfred Deakin 81

4"Census 1891 (John Owen) Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire RG12//2114/64/19".
Text From Source: John Owen Head 64 Tailor Kinnerley Shropshire
Lucy Owen Wife 34 Laundress More Shropshire
Agnes Deakin Step Daur15 Hulme Manchester
Mary Deakin Owen do 2 Weston Shropshire
John Edgar Owen Son 1m Ruyton Shropshire
Assessment: Primary evidence.
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Source: Census 1891 (John Owen) Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire RG12//2114/64/19, Agnes Ann Deakin 91

5"Census 1901 (Agnes Ann Deakin) Wem, Shropshire RG13/2553/57/8".
Text From Source: James Arthur Clegg Head M 43 Living on own means Prestwich Lancs
Agnes Margaret Clegg Wife S 38 Calton Staffs
Lizzy Brookes Serv S 50 Cook Ashley Salop
Agnes Annie Deakin Serv S 25 Parlour Maid Manchester Lancs
Beatrice Maud Bailey Serv S 15 Kitchen Maid Cheshire [?]
Assessment: Primary evidence.
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Source: Census 1901 (Agnes Ann Deakin) Wem, Shropshire RG13/2553/57/8, Agnes Ann Deakin 01

6GRO, "Birth Certificate".
Graham Hoadly.
7Public Record Office, "www.census.pro.gov.uk - 1901 Census" (Internet).
Internet. Call Number: http://www.census.pro.gov.uk (electronic).
8"Marriage Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire (The Parish Church, Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire) 4 Sep 1901 Joseph OWEN & Agnes Ann DEAKIN" (312).
Text From Source: Marriage
Reference: 312
Date: 4 Sep 1901
Address: The Parish Church, Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire
Place: Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire
Marriage Type: After Banns
Individual
Name: Joseph OWEN
Gender: male
Age: Bachelor
Age: 27
Occupation: Wine Merchant's Assistant
Residence place: Oswestry, Shropshire
Residence address: Oswestry, Shropshire
Father: Charles OWEN
Father's Occupation: Blacksmith
Spouse
Name: Agnes Ann DEAKIN
Gender: female
Age: Spinster
Age: 25
Residence place: Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire
Residence address: Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire
Father: Alfred DEAKIN
Father's Occupation: Butcher
Minister: W. D. Craven [?]
Witnesses: Elizabeth Jane COLES,
Edward ROBERTS
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Source: Marriage Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire (The Parish Church, Ruyton XI Towns, Shropshire) 4 Sep 1901 Joseph OWEN & Agnes Ann DEAKIN, Agnes Ann Deakin Joe Owens marr 2

9"Census 1911 (Joe Owen) Oswestry, Shropshire RG14PN16146 RG78PN997 RD350 SD3 ED17 SN334".
Text From Source: Name Relation Condition/
Yrs married Sex Age Birth
Year Occupation Where Born

OWEN, Joe Head Married M 37 1874 Kinnerley Shropshire
OWEN, Agnes Ann Wife Married9 years F 36 1875 Manchester Lancashire
OWEN, Iris Lily Daughter F 7 1904 Oswestry Shropshire
OWEN, Charles
Deakin Son M 5 1906 Oswestry Shropshire
OWEN, John EdgarCousin Single M 20 1891 Ruyton XI Towns Shropshire
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Source: Census 1911 (Joe Owen) Oswestry, Shropshire RG14PN16146 RG78PN997 RD350 SD3 ED17 SN334, Agnes Ann Owen 1911 RG14PN16146 RG78PN997 RD350 SD3 ED17 SN334

10"Marriage Oswestry, Shropshire (The Register Office, Oswestry, Shropshire) 28 Dec 1920 Richard WILLIAMS & Agnes Ann DEAKIN" (48).
Text From Source: Marriage
Reference: 48
Date: 28 Dec 1920
Address: The Register Office, Oswestry, Shropshire
Place: Oswestry, Shropshire
Marriage Type: By Licence
Individual
Name: Richard WILLIAMS
Gender: male
Age: Bachelor
Age: 37
Occupation: Draper's Assistant
Residence place: Oswestry, Shropshire
Residence address: 18 Roft Street, Oswestry
Father: William WILLIAMS
Father's Occupation: Railway Platelayer
Spouse
Name: Agnes OWEN
Gender: female
Age: Widow
Age: 46
Residence place: Oswestry, Shropshire
Residence address: 5 Gittins Street, Oswestry
Father: Alfred DEAKIN
Father's Occupation: Butcher (Journeyman)
Minister: Charles H. Bull (Registrar; J.C. Bull (Superintendant Registrar)
Witnesses: Edmund BARNFIELD,
Mary OWEN
GRO.
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Source: Marriage Oswestry, Shropshire (The Register Office, Oswestry, Shropshire) 28 Dec 1920 Richard WILLIAMS & Agnes Ann DEAKIN, Agnes Owen Richard Williams marr 2

11"Census 1939 Oswestry M.B., Shropshire, England RG101/5180F/014/19 Letter Code: OIJF" (RG101/5180F/014/19 Letter Code: OIJF).
Text From Source: Name of person,Married name,Gender,Birthdate,Condition as to marriage,Rank, Profession or Occupation,Occupation comment,Comments
Richard WILLIAMS,,M,1 JUL 1885,Married,Draper's Assistant,,
Agnes Anne WILLIAMS,,F,6 NOV 1875,Married,Housewife Duties Unpaid,,
There are two redacted records at the same address in 1939. I'm unclear who they may be as yet (2016).
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Source: Census 1939 Oswestry M.B., Shropshire, England RG101/5180F/014/19 Letter Code: OIJF, Census UK 1939 RG101/5180F/014/19 Letter Code: OIJF

12Death Certificate.
Text From Source: GRO death certificate
In possession of Graham Hoadly.
Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: Death Certificate:

Registration District: Oswestry 1941 DEATH in the Sub-district of Oswestry in the County of Salop
No: 85
When and where died: Twenty fourth February 1941 at 5 Gittin Street, Oswestry, U.D.
Name and Surname: Agnes Ann Williams
Sex: Female
Age: 64 years
Occupation: Wife of Richard Williams Drapers Assistant
Cause of Death: 1. (a) Cerebral Haemorrage
(b) Hyperpiesia
Certified by R. H. S. Marshall MRCS
Signature, description and residence of informant: Iris L. Dyer Daughter 10 Gloucester Road, Wallasey, Cheshire
When registered: Twenty Sixth February 1941
Signature of Registrar: T. Pughe Jones Registrar

CERTIFIED to be a true copy of an entry in the certified copy of a Register of Deaths in the District above mentioned.
Given at the GENERAL REGISTER OFFICE, under the Seal of the said Office, the 21st day of March 2005
Family Records Centre, 1 Myddleton Street, LONDON, EC1R 1UW. Tel: 020 8392 5300.
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Source: Death Certificate, 17 Rosefield Street, Leamington June 2014 (4)

13"Agnes Williams Death Certificate".
GRO.
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Source: Agnes Williams Death Certificate, Agnes Williams death

14GRO, "Birth Certificate". Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: Registration District: Ellesmere. 1895 BIRTH in the Sub-district of Baschurch in the County of Salop
No: 88
When and where born: Twentieth January 1895 Pentre Great Ness R.S.D.
Name if any: Evelyn May
Sex: Girl
Name and surname of father: [blank]
Name, surname and maiden surname of mother: Agnes Ann Deakin Domestic Servant
Occupation of father: [blank]
Signature, description and residence of informant: Agnes A. Deakin, Mother. Ruyton Eleven Towns
When registered: Twenty Ninth March 1895
Signature of Registrar: Ellen M. Wilde. Deputy Registrar
Name entered after registration:
CERTIFIED to be a true copy of an entry in a Register in my custody. Marjorie V. Jackson. Superintendant Registrar. 21st November 1990 Date
Graham Hoadly.
15Richard Reeve [?], "Certificate of Baptism".
Text From Source: Certificate of Baptism
Administered with Water, in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.
In the Parish of Great Ness in the County of Salop in the year 1895
When Baptized: 1895 Feby 8th
When Born Jany 20th 1895
Child's Christian Name: Evelyn May
Parents' Names:
Christian: Agness Ann
Surname: Deakin
Abode: Pentre, Kindon
Quality, Trade, or Profession [blank]
By w ... {damaged}: R ... {damaged} possibly Richard Reeve[?]
The above is a true Copy from the PRIMITIVE METHODIST Register Book of Baptisms in [ blank ] Chapel, Llanym ...[Damaged} possibly Llanymynech[?]
Witness my hand this 8th day of Feby 1895
Richard Reeve [damaged]
J. Randall, Printer, Madeley
Part of this certificate is missing, hence the missing data.
Text From Source: Certificate of Baptism
Administered with Water, in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.
In the Parish of Great Ness in the County of Salop in the year 1895
When Baptized: 1895 Feby 8th
When Born Jany 20th 1895
Child's Christian Name: Evelyn May
Parents' Names:
Christian: Agness Ann
Surname: Deakin
Abode: Pentre, Kindon
Quality, Trade, or Profession [blank]
By w ... {damaged}: R ... {damaged} possibly Richard Reeve[?]
The above is a true Copy from the PRIMITIVE METHODIST Register Book of Baptisms in [ blank ] Chapel, Llanym ...[Damaged} possibly Llanymynech[?]
Witness my hand this 8th day of Feby 1895
Richard Reeve [damaged]
J. Randall, Printer, Madeley
Graham Hoadly.
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Source: Certificate of Baptism, Evelyn Deakin Baptism cert

16Ibid. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: Certificate of Baptism
Administered with Water, in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.
In the Parish of Great Ness in the County of Salop in the year 1895
When Baptized: 1895 Feby 8th
When Born Jany 20th 1895
Child's Christian Name: Evelyn May
Parents' Names:
Christian: Agness Ann
Surname: Deakin
Abode: Pentre, Kindon
Quality, Trade, or Profession [blank]
By w ... {damaged}: R ... {damaged} possibly Richard Reeve[?]
The above is a true Copy from the PRIMITIVE METHODIST Register Book of Baptisms in [ blank ] Chapel, Llanym ...[Damaged} possibly Llanymynech[?]
Witness my hand this 8th day of Feby 1895
Richard Reeve [damaged]
J. Randall, Printer, Madeley
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Source: Certificate of Baptism, Evelyn Deakin Baptism cert

17"Census 1901 (Evelyn Deakin) Great Ness, Salop RG13/2551/34/4".
Text From Source: 1901 Census Template FH

CENSUS DATE: 31 March 1901
CENSUS ADDRESS: Lower Hopton
CENSUS REF NO: RG13/2551/34/4/

Name Rel: to head Condition Age Profession Where Born

Joseph Jones Head M 46 Castrator, Vet Salop, Kinnerley
Mary Jane Jones Dau S 10 Salop, Ruyton XI Towns
Frederick Thos. Jones Son S 9 Salop, West Felton
Joseph R. Jones Son S 7 Salop, Great Ness
Evelyn Deakin Visitor S 6 Salop, Great Ness
Assessment: Secondary evidence.
18"Census 1911 (Evelyn May Deakin) Shrewsbury, Shropshire RG14/PN16091".
Text From Source: Name: Relationship to head: Marital Status: Years married: Sex: Age in 1911: Occupation: Where born:
SALES, JOHN HEAD MARRIED 5 M 38 PRINTER COMPOSITOR LEEK STAFFS
SALES, MARY JANE WIFE MARRIED F 37 WELSHPOOL MONT
DEAKIN, EVELYN MAY BOARDER SINGLE F 16 MILLINER PENTRE SHROP
JONES, JOSEPH RICHARD BOARDER SINGLE M 17 CARPENTER HOPTON SHROP
JONES, FREDERICK THOMAS BOARDER SINGLE M 19 GROCER WEST TALTON SHROP
PRITCHARD, JOHN HERBERT BOARDER SINGLE M 20 GROCER TREGEIRIOG DENBIGHSHIRE
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Source: Census 1911 (Evelyn May Deakin) Shrewsbury, Shropshire RG14/PN16091, Evelyn May Deakin 1911

19Hannah Lloyd, "Last Will and Testament of Hannah Lloyd".
Text From Source: Be it known that Hannah Lloyd of Dugland in the Parish of Kinnerley in the County of Salop Spinster who at the time of her death had a fixed place of abode at Dugland aforesaid within the District of the Counties of Salop and Montgomery died on the 21st day of March 1916 at Dugland aforesaid.

AND BE IT FURTHER KNOWN that at the date hereunder written the last will and Testament of the said deceased was proved and registered in the District Probate Registry of His Majesty’s High Court of Justice at Shrewsbury and that administration of all the estate which by law devolves to and vests in the personal representatives of the said deceased was granted by the aforesaid Court to Eric Roberts of 4 Victoria Street Shrewsbury in the County of Salop Gas Meter Inspector, the sole Executor named in the said Will.

Dated the 7th day of April 1916

Gross value of Estate … £88 .18. 2

Net value of Personal Estate £ v

Extracted by the Eecutor

[Registrar’s Stamp]

This is the last will and Testament of me Hannah Lloyd Spinster of Dugland in the Parish of Kinnerley Shropshire.

I give and bequeath unto my nephew John Edwards Jones of 88 Cornbrook Road, Old Trafford, Manchester the sum of £10 (ten pounds).

Unto my nephew Frederick Thomas Jones of Myrtle Cottage, Hunter Street, Shrewsbury I give and bequeath the sum of £10 (ten pounds).

Unto my nephew Joseph Richard Jones of Myrtle Cottage, Hunter Street, Shrewsbury I give and bequeath the sum of £5 (five pounds).

Unto my niece Mary Jane Jones of Duglands, Kinnerley, Oswestry I give and bequeath the sum of £20 (twenty pounds).

Unto my niece Minnie Elizabeth Jones of 84 Henrietta Street, Ashton Under Lyne I give and bequeath the sum of £10 (ten pounds).

Unto my adopted niece Evelyn May Deakin of 3 Swan Hill Court, Shrewsbury I give and bequeath the sum of £10 (ten pounds).

I hereby direct that the Policies on my life which I hold in the Prudential Company be paid to my said niece Mary Jane Jones in order that she may provide mourning for each of my nieces and adopted niece above mentioned. The furniture I possess together with the residue of my estate and effectes I give and bequeath to be equally divided between the nephews and nieces and adopted niece aforementioned and I hereby appoint Mr Eric Roberts 4 Victoria Street Shrewsbury as Executor to this my Will.

Signed this 17th Day of January one thousand nine hundred and sixteen.

[signature of] Hannah Lloyd

Dated January 17th 1916

Signed by the testatrix in the presence of us both present at the same time who in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto set our names as witnesses.

[signatures of] Edwin Jones
M. E. Jones


On the 7th day of April 1916 Probate of this Will was granted at Shrewsbury to Eric Roberts the sole Executor

Gross value of estate

£88.18.2

[Registrar’s stamp]
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Source: Hannah Lloyd Will, Hannah Lloyd Will 1

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Source: Hannah Lloyd Will, Hannah Lloyd Will 2

20"Census 1939 Shewsbury M.B., Shropshire RG101/5184H/019/32 Letter Code: OILY" (RG101/5184H/019/32 Letter Code: OILY).
Text From Source: Name of person,Married name,Gender,Birthdate,Condition as to marriage,Rank, Profession or Occupation,Occupation comment,Comments
Robert Eric ROBERTS,,M,17 JUL 1890,Married,Gas boy; Rental clerk,,
Evelyn May ROBERTS,,F,20 JAN 1895,Married,Unpaid Domestic Duties,,
Gwyneth ROBERTS,Hoadley [sic],F,8 SEP 1924,Single,At School,,
Glyn ROBERTS,,M,13 MAY 1931,Single,At School,,
Robert Morgan ROBERTS,,M,30 NOV 1855,Widowed,Master Printer Retired,,
Archibald Lewis ROBERTS,,M,7 OCT 1892,Single,Chemical Practitioner and Metallurgist,,
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Source: Census 1939 Shewsbury M.B., Shropshire RG101/5184H/019/32 Letter Code: OILY, Census UK 1939 RG101/5184H/019/32 Letter Code: OILY

21Will.
Text From Source: Wills (Somerset House, Strand, London)
Copy in possession of Graham Hoadly.
Text From Source: In the High Court of Justice
The Pricipal Registry of the Family Division

BE IT KNOWN that EVELYN MAY ROBERTS of 36 Croft Lane Letchworth Hertfordshire

Died on the 6th day of March 1985 domiciled in England and Wales.

AND BE IT FURTHER KNOWN that at the date hereunder written the last Will and Testament with a codicil thereto (a copy whereof is hereunto annexed) of the said deceased was proved and registered in the Principal Registry of the Family Division of the High Court of Justice and Administration of all the estate which by law devolves to and vests in the personal representative of the said deceased was granted by the aforesaid Court to GLYN ROBERTS of Ty Coed 3 Green Acres Lilley Luton Bedfordshire LU2 8LS one of the Executors named in the said will power reserved to the other executor

It is hereby certified that it apears from information supplied on the aplication fro this grant that the gross value of the said estate in the United Kingdom does not exceed £40000.00 and taht the net value of such estate.

Dated the 22nd day of April 1985

M.N. Emery
Probate Officer


THIS IS THE LAST WILL OF ME EVELYN MAY ROBERTS OF 36 CROFT LANE NORTON LETCHWORTH HERTFORDSHIRE WHICH I MAKE THIS 22ND DAY OF NOVEMBER 1981.

1. I revoke all former Wills Codicils and Testamentary Dispositions made by me.

2. I appoint my son Glyn and his wife Lilian to be the Executors and Trustees of this Wil.

3. Out of the whole or any part or parts of my Estate my Trustees shall pay discharge or provide for my funeral expenses testamentary expenses and al capital Transfer tax and other fiscal impositions payable in consequence of my death and the legacies bequeathed by any codicil hereunto.

4. My Trustees shall distribute the residue of my estate equally between my Son Glyn and my Daughter Gwyneth.
Should my son predecease me his wife Lilian shall take that share which my Son would have taken had he survived and taken a vested interest.
Should my Son and his Wife predecease me their Children Craig and Jeremy shall take equal portions of that share which their parent would have taken had he or she survived and taken vested interest.
Should my Daughter predecease me her Children Eluned Marion and Graham shall take equal portions of that share which their parent would have taken had he or she survived and taken vested interest.

5. No indidvidual Trustee who gives his services gratuitously shall be liable for any loss or damage which may happen to the residue of my Estate or any part thereof at any time or from any cause whatsoever unless such loss or damage shall be caused by his own wilful and individual fraud or wrongdoing.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand to this my Will the day and year first before written.
Signed by the said in our presence & then by us in hers.

E. M. Roberts

First Witness: Anthony A. Ellis
Address: 36 Croft Lane, Letchworth Herts. SG6 1AP
Occupation: Electrical engineer

Second Witness: Archie Roberts
Address: 36 Croft Lane, Norton, Letchworth
Occupation: Retired

THIS IS A CODICIL by me EVELYN MAY ROBERTS of 36 CROFT LANE, NORTON, LETCHWORTH, HERTS
To my last Will dated the TWENTY SECOND day of NOVEMBER One Thousand nine hundered and EIGHTY ONE
WHEREBY pursuant to Clause 2(c) of my said Wll I BEQUEATH the following specific articles (free of all taxes payable in consequence of my death) absolutely and in addition to any other benefit obtained under my Will or any other Codicil thereto:-

A) To my Daughter Gwyneth
The bureau and set of small drawers presently in the bedroom which I occupy at the above address.

B) To my grandchildren Eluned, Marion, Graham, Craig & Jeremy the sum of five thousand pounds (£5000) to be equally divided between them.

C) To Mrs Wendy Ellis of 36 Croft Lane, Letchworth The two armchairs and bed presently in the bedroom which i occupy at the above address.

AND in all other respects I confirm my said Will.

IN WITNESS whereof I the said have hereunto set my hand this ELEVENTH day of DECEMBER One thousand nine hundred and EIGHTY THREE.

SIGNED by the said E. M. Roberts

In our presence and then by us in hers (the alteration to paragraphs a) b) c) d) e) having first been made):-

First Witness (Signature) A. G. Gaymer
Address: 36 Croft Lane, Letchworth
Occupation

Second Witness (Signature) M. Muncey
Address: 36 Croft Lane, Letchworth
Ocupation
Principal Registry Family Division, First Avenue House, 42-49 High Holborn, LONDON, WC1V 6NP. Tel: 020 7947 6946.
22Death Certificate.
Text From Source: GRO death certificate
In possession of Graham Hoadly.
Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: CERTIFIED COPY OF AN ENTRY

DEATH
Entry No. 161
Registration District: Hitchin
Sub-district: Hitchin
Administrative area: County of Hertfordshire
Date and place of death: Sixth March 1985 36, Croft Lane, Letchworth
Name and surname: Evelyn May ROBERTS
Sex: Female
Maiden surname of woman who has married: DEAKIN
Date and place of birth: 20th January 1895 Pentre, Salop
Occupation and usual address: Widow of Eric Robert ROBERTS, Accountant 36, Croft Lane, Letchworth, Herts
Name and surname of informant: Glyn Roberts
Qualification: Son
Usual address: Ty Coed, 3 Green Acres, Lilley, Luton, Beds
Cause of death: 1a: Left Ventricular:
b: Coronary Atherosclerosis
Certified by I.F. Macrae M.B.
I certify that the particulars given by me above are true to the best of my knowledge and belief: G. Roberts Signature of informant
Date of registration: Twenty Seventh March, 1985
Signature of registrar: E. J. Day Registrar

CERTIFIED to be a true copy of an entry in a register in my custody.
E. J. Day Registrar 7.3.85 Date IW 050084
Family Records Centre, 1 Myddleton Street, LONDON, EC1R 1UW. Tel: 020 8392 5300.
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Source: Death Certificate, 17 Rosefield Street, Leamington June 2014 (4)

23"Una Iris Williams - telephone conversation".
Conversation between Graham Hoadly and Una Williams - 17th March 2005.