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James ("Snellson") Snellson1

M, #1315, Deceased, b. 1706
  • Consanguinity: 7th great-uncle of Adrian John ("John") Snelson

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Family

Family:

Main Events

  • Christening: James was christened on 12 August 1706 in All Saints, Gresford.2
  • Biography:

    Richard, my fourth cousin, found this entry which I didn't have, in the recently transcribed ( by Clwyd FHS ) Gresford Parish Registers - see his letter of 11 January 1989.
  • Death: He died in an unknown place.
  • Birth: He was born in 1706.
  • Last Edited: 6 February 2020 19:06:34

Citations

  1. [S243] Miscellaneous Entries Gresford Parish Registers, Memo: Annotation: Baptisms
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    p.36 James Snellson bapt. Gresford 12 Aug 1706 son of William of Gwersyllt
    p.20 Margarett Edwards dau of Thomas of Gewersylt bapt 12 Nov 1690
    p.33 George Snelson bapt 5 Dec 1703 base son of George of Gwersylt, labourer ( possibly brother of William Snelston )
    mf 491 7 Feb 1726 Elinor ( Snelson )
    Gresford Burials
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    mf 491 9 Aug 1737 James son of William of Burton
    Gresford Marriages
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    mf 491 30 Jan 1740 William Snelson and Sarah Davies
    mf 491 7 Feb 1747 John Morgan ( Wrexham ) and Mary Snelson
  2. [S292] Gresford Baptisms 1688-1703, Memo: Annotation: Gresford Baptisms
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    p.19 1688 Jan 19 William Snelston
    p.22 1692 Oct 9 William Snelson
    p.23 1695 May 27 Jane Snelson
    p.26 1697 May 10 Anne Snellson
    p.30 1700 February 16 William Snellsonne

    This is almost certainly an erroneous entry. It should perhaps read John
    Snelson who died in infancy and was buried 30 March 1701 ( see p.84 Gresford
    burials ).

    p.32 1702 Sep 6 Thomas Snellson
    p.34 1704 Jul 14 Barbera Snellson
    p.36 1706 Aug 12 James Snellson

    All eight children are the children of William of Gwersyllt

    p.20 1690 Nov 12 Margarett Edwards dau of Thomas of Gwersylt
    p.33 1703 December 5 George Snelson base son of George of Gwersyllt, labourer
    ( who may be the brother of William of Gwersyllt ).

Biography

William Egerton Snelson1

M, #1325, Deceased, b. March 1862, d. 9 June 1916
  • Consanguinity: 1st cousin 3 times removed of Adrian John ("John") Snelson

Parents

Family

Family:

Main Events

  • Christening: William Egerton was christened on 19 March 1862 in Church of England, St. Mary's, Chester.2
  • Biography:

    This is "William the Blacksmith".

    On 22 July 1886 when he became a freeman of the City of Chester, he was described as a Smith living at 48 Handbridge, where his mother Ann ran a Grocer's shop. At the time of the 1881 Census when William was 19 years old, he was working as a blacksmith.
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  • Birth: He was born in March 1862 in Great Boughton, Cheshire.3
  • Freeman: He was made a Freeman of the City in Chester on 22 July 1886.4,5
  • Marriage: William Egerton Snelson was married on 18 December 1886 in St. Mary's, Chester.6,1
  • Occupation: He was a blacksmith in 48 Handbridge, Handbridge, in 1886.1,5
  • Occupation: He was in Newsagent in 1903.
  • Residence: He resided in 19 Christleton Road, Chester, about 1911.
  • Residence: He resided in 23 Christleton Road, Chester, about 1912.7
  • Death: He died on 9 June 1916, at age 54, in Chester.
  • Burial: He was buried on 11 June 1916 in Overleigh, Chester, Age: 54 y
    Address: 23 Christleton Road
    Parish: St Paul
    Date of Burial: 13/06/1916
    Grave Number: P3194
    Page Number: 32
    Consecrated: True
    Cemetery Register: DCE 1/7
    Running Number: 5359.

Census

Census 1871William Egerton Snelson Id #1,325 (Son) was at home on Census night 1871 at 48 Handbridge, Chester.

Also in the household that night were Edward Snelson (Principal), Henry ( Harry ) Snelson (Son), Martha Snelson (Daughter), Robert Snelson (Son), Agnes Ann Snelson (Daughter), and Annie Snelson (Daughter)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #9, 1,560, 1,330, 231, 1,333, and 1,650

Original Documents, Source and Citations here 8
  • Last Edited: 3 September 2020 09:28:03

Citations

  1. [S117] Chester St. Mary Marriages 1868-1910, R3-1321
  2. [S194] Chester St. Mary Baptisms 1856
  3. [S226] St. Catherine's House Indexes
  4. [S5656] Register of Freeman Chester 1865-1910 MFR/16
  5. [S128] Index to the Freeman of the City of Chester, Subset Title: Index to Freemen of City of Chester
    Microform Info: MFR/16
  6. [S5505] Chester FHS BDMs
  7. [S251] Register of Freemen City of Chester 1910-40 on MFR/17
  8. [S5613] Census Cheshire 1871 Edward Snelson a. 49, Census Type: Film
    Census Place: Greenway Street, Chester

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