Richard EVANS was born about 1788 in Hentham, Hereford, England. His wife, Martha was born about 1795 in Little Birch, Hereford, England. Three known children, Thomas, Charlotte (born about 1826), and Emma (born about 1828 and married to John JONES)

Thomas EVANS, son of Richard and Martha, was baptised on 7 May 1809 in Llangarren, Hereford, England, and was married to Eliza, who was born about 1813 in Peterstow, Hereford. There are eight known children:

  • James EVANS, born about 1835, and died before 1851
  • William EVANS was born about 1836 in Peterstow, Hereford, and was married to Emma.  Emma was born about 1836 in Ross, Hereford. At the time of the 1881 Census, both of them, along with a neice Eliza EVANS were Toll Collectors at Whitney, Hereford.
  • Nelson EVANS
  • Phillip EVANS was born about 1839 in Hereford
  • George EVANS was born about 1843 in Hentland, Hereford
  • Alfred EVANS
  • Elizabeth EVANS was born about 1850 in Hereford
  • Robert EVANS was born about 1855 in Peterstow, Hereford

Thomas died before 1891 as Eliza was listed as a widow in the 1891 Census


Nelson EVANS

Nelson EVANS, commonly known as Milson in his later years was born about 1837 in Hentland, Hereford. He married Mary Ann WATKINS on 12 October 1859 at St Woolas Cathedral in Newport, Monmouth. Mary was born 17 August 1837 in Longford, Gloucester to James WATKINS and Mary MACE. Nelson died on 16 August 1905 in Wilton Bridstow, Hereford

There are five known children:

  • William EVANS 
  • Ann EVANS was born about 1863 in Monmouth, Wales
  • Eliza EVANS was born about 1864 in Peterstow, Hereford
  • Thomas EVANS
  • Phillip EVANS was born about 1869 in Peterstow, Hereford

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Alfred EVANS

Alfred EVANS was born about 1846 in Hentland, Hereford and married to Sarah WATKINS, who was born about 1845 in Little Birch, Hereford. Between them, there are five known children:

  • Elizze EVANS, born about 1873 in Bridstow, Hereford
  • Alfred EVANS, born about 1875 in Bridstow, Hereford
  • Thomas EVANS, born about 1877 in Bridstow, Hereford
  • Mary EVANS, born about 1879 in Peterstow, Hereford
  • Henry EVANS, born about 1880 in Peterstow, Hereford
  • John EVANS, born about 1882 in Bridstow, Hereford
  • George EVANS, born about 1884 in Bridstow, Hereford
  • Philip EVANS, born about 1887 in Bridstow, Hereford
  • Ruth EVANS, born about 1889 in Bridstow, Hereford
  • (female) EVANS, born about March 1891 in Bridstow, Hereford  (child not named on 1901 census)

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William EVANS

William EVANS was born about 1859 in Newport, Monmouth, Wales, and died 29 December 1936 in Abertilley, Monmouth, Wales.

His first wife was Martha. She was born about 1868 and died between 1891 and 1891.  Between them, they had one child:

  • Louis EVANS, born about 1889 in Mitcheltroy, Monmouth, Wales. In 1901, he was living with his grandparents, Nelson and Mary

William then married Alice EMBRY, daughter of John and Rosa. Alice was born about 1872 in Monmouth, Wales and died on 29 April 1953 in Abertilley, Monmouth. They married on 20 October 1895 in the Primitive Methodist Chapel in Monmouth

Between them, they had seven children:

  • Alice EVANS, born in Abertilley, Monmouth
  • Gwen EVANS, born in Abertilley, Monmouth
  • Queenie EVANS, born in Abertilley, Monmouth
  • Wallace EVANS, born in Abertilley, Monmouth
  • John William Thomas EVANS, born 5 January 1898 in Monmouth
  • Thomas EVANS, born November 1900 in Abertilley, Monmouth
  • Leonard EVANS, born about 1914 in Abertilley, Monmouth, and died 4 September 1948 in Abertilley, Monmouth

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(page last updated 30 November 2009)