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Mary Williams (1827-1888)

Mary’s surname was Williams when she married John Williams at Llanbaddock church on 25th September 1859. I assume that this was her maiden name.

The following information has been kindly provided by Olwen Hughes. Many thanks.

Mary was born in 1827 at Llanbaddock, near Usk, Monmouthshire

She was married to John Williams

Her children included the following with biographies on this site: Mary and William Williams.

Her other children were Ann (c. 1860), Elizabeth (c.1861), Henry (c. 1866) and John (c. 1873).


1861 Census

No.47 Cross Road (probably Cross Farm)

John Williams 26 agricultural labourer b Glascoed

Mary Williams 34     b Llanbattock

Ann Williams 1    b Llanbattock

1871 Census

No. 16 on census (probably Cross Farm)

John Williams 36 farmer b Glascoed

Mary Williams 44   b Llanbattock

Ann Williams 11   b Glascoed

Elizabeth Williams 9   b Glascoed

Mary Williams 7   b Glascoed

Henry Williams 4   b Glascoed

William Williams 2 months  b Glascoed

1881 Census

No. 25 on census No name to property (probably Cross Farm).

John Williams 46 farmer b Glascoed

Mary Williams 54   b Llanbattock

Mary Williams 17  b Glascoed

Henry Williams 14   b Glascoed

William Williams 10   b Glascoed

John Williams  7    b Glascoed


John and Mary both died within a year of each other in 1888 and 1889.

Monumental Inscriptions


In loving memory of

Mary Williams d 18 July 1888, aged 62

John Williams d 4 November 1889 aged 54

Further information on William, one of John and Mary’s children:

William Williams b 1871 became a railway man

He married Joan Morgan of Prescoed in 1894.

They too lived at Prescoed Cottages, Llanbaddock

Their children were:

Elsie b 1904 d 2000




Margaret (Peggy ) lived in Brighton ?

Annie lived in Usk

Olive lived in Tredunnock


Further information on Elizabeth, another of John and Mary’s children:

Elizabeth Williams, b 1862

mother of Alice, mother of Vera. (“Aunty Vera”) of Griffithstown. Born about 1920.

In loving memory of

Mary Williams d 18 July 1888, aged 62

John Williams d 4 November 1889 aged 54