Catherine JONES


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  • Born: 5 Jan 1828, Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales
  • Christened: 12 Jan 1828, Coity Parish Church
  • Marriage: Ann WATKIN in Oct 1850 in Cymmar, Glamorganshire, Wales
  • Died: 4 Nov 1893, Williamstown, Vic at age 65
  • Buried: 6 Nov 1893, Williamstown Cemetery, Vic

bullet   Cause of his death was cardiac disease anasarca.


bullet  General Notes:

Born: 5 JAN 1828 at: Old Castle Bridgend, Wales Married: OCT 1850 at: Cymmar, Glamorganshire, Wales Died: 4 NOV 1893 at: Albert St, Williamstown, Victoria, Australia Spouses: Ann Watkin
In 1841 he was a collier.
In 1851 he was a coalminer living at Graigddu Cotages, Dinas.
David came to Australia with his father (1800) in 1857. David had a withered arm according to Alice Cormack.
When the twins were coming, one of the boys was sent for the midwife, but was waylaid by a game of marbles. David delivered the twins with his wife. It was reported by one of the other children that Ann was heard to say "Shift that one David, there's another one coming!"
In 1863 he was a miner and in 1873 was a farmer.
It is said that David owned and managed abattoirs in Ballarat.
Between 1884 and 1885, David had a butcher's Shop in Cabrian Hill.
Between 1885 and 1888, David had a Butcher's Shop in Dover Road East, Williamstown. The Williamstown rates No 7025, butcher owner, shop and house value 262 Pounds, 5 shillings and 6 pence.
Between 1889 and 1892, he was a butcher at 59 Nelson Place Williamstown.
He lived 20 Albert Street Williamstown.
He was buried in the Williamstown Cemetery on the 6th November 1893


David married Ann WATKIN, daughter of Thomas WATKIN and Gwenllian EVANS, in Oct 1850 in Cymmar, Glamorganshire, Wales. (Ann WATKIN was born on 3 Nov 1827 in Ystradyfoodwg, Glamorgan, Wales, christened on 12 Jan 1838 in Storehouse, Llantrisant, Glamorgan, Wales, died on 27 Jul 1916 in Dandenong, Vic and was buried on 29 Jul 1916 in Williamstown Cemetery, Vic.). The cause of her death was Heart failure, old age.

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