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21 July 2024
Jenkin Wylde, 2nd great grandfather of Alan Morris.

Jenkin Wylde was my Great Great Grandfather, he died sixty years before I was born.

Jenkin Wylde.

Birth of Jenkin Wylde.

Jenkin Wylde was born in 1845 in Laleston, Glamorgan, Wales. His father was Richard Wylde & his mother was Elizabeth Prescott.

Wedding of Jenkin Wylde & Susana Lewis.

Jenkin Wylde married Susana Lewis in 1863, the marriage was registered in Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales.

Children of Jenkin Wylde &  Susana Lewis.

  1. John Wylde. 1864
  2. Ann Wylde. 
  3. Jenkin Wylde. 1873-1932
  4. Benjamin Wylde. 1874
  5. David Wylde. 1876-1929
  6. Joseph Lewis Wylde. 1880-1881
  7. Mary Jane Wylde. 1881-1956
  8. Margaret Jane Wylde. 1890-1918

Census Records for Jenkin.

I found Jenkin on the Census records in 1851, 1861, 1881, 1891 & 1901. It is noticeable on different Census records how the name was spelt differently by other people filling the Census return.

1851 Census taken on 30 March.

This census was taken in Llancarfan, Glamorgan, Wales.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
Richard Wild. Head. 44. Wool manufacturer weaver. Laleston, Glamorgan, Wales.
Elizabeth Wild. Wife. 40. Spinner. Caerphilly, Glamorgan, Wales.
Thomas Wild. Son. 24. Weaver. Newton Nottage, Glamorgan, Wales.
Edward Wild. Son. 16. Weaver. Abercarn, Monmouthshire, Wales.
William Wild. Son. 12. Winder. Abercarn, Monmouthshire, Wales.
Catherine Wild. Daughter. 9. Joining rolls. Abercarn, Monmouthshire, Wales.
Jenkin Wild. Son. 6. Scholar. Lalestone, Glamorgan, Wales.
John Price. Servant. 28. Weaver. Caerphilly, Glamorgan, Wales.

1861 Census taken on 7 April.

This census was taken in Laleston, Glamorgan, Wales. It shows the family living in Laleston Village.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
Richard Wild. Head. 65. Wool weaver. Laleston, Glamorgan, Wales.
Elizabeth Wild. Wife. 59.   Caerphilly, Glamorgan, Wales.
Catherine Wild. Daughter. 19. Former housemaid. Mynydd Hyslam, Glamorgan, Wales.
Jenkin Wild. Son. 17. Tailor. Lalestone, Glamorgan, Wales.

1881 Census taken on 3 April.

This census was taken in Kenfig Hill, Glamorgan, Wales.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
Jenkin Wilde. Head. 38. Collier. Glamorgan, Wales.
Susan Wilde. Wife. 37.   Glamorgan, Wales.
John Wilde. Son. 18. Collier. Glamorgan, Wales.
Ann Wilde. Daughter. 16.   Glamorgan, Wales.
Jenkin Wilde. Son. 9.   Glamorgan, Wales.
Benjamin Wilde. Son. 8.   Glamorgan, Wales.
David Wilde. Son. 5.   Glamorgan, Wales.
Joseph L Wilde. Son. 1.   Glamorgan, Wales.

1891 Census taken on 5 April.

This Census shows the family living in 6 Olivia Terrace.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
Jenkin Wylde. Head.  48. Collier. Kenfig Hill, Glamorgan, Wales.
Susana Wylde. Wife. 46.   Kenfig Hill, Glamorgan, Wales.
John Wylde. Son. 27. Collier. Kenfig Hill, Glamorgan, Wales.
Ann Wylde. Daughter. 25.   Kenfig Hill, Glamorgan, Wales.
Jenkin Wylde. Son. 18. Collier haulier. Kenfig Hill, Glamorgan, Wales.
Benjamin Wylde. Son. 17. Collier. Kenfig Hill, Glamorgan, Wales.
David Wylde. Son. 14. Tram greaser. Kenfig Hill, Glamorgan, Wales.
Mary Jane Wylde. Daughter. 11. Scholar. Kenfig Hill, Glamorgan, Wales.
Maggy Jane Wylde. Daughter. 1.   Kenfig Hill, Glamorgan, Wales.

1901 Census taken on 31 March.

This Census shows the family living at 18 Station Road.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
Jenkin Wylde. Head. 59. Coal hewer. Higher Tythegston, Glamorgan, Wales.
Jane Wylde. Wife. 57.   Higher Tythegston, Glamorgan, Wales.
John Wylde. Son. 37. Coal hewer. Higher Tythegston, Glamorgan, Wales.
Jenkin Wylde. Son. 28. Labourer above ground. Higher Tythegston, Glamorgan, Wales.
Benjamin Wylde. Son. 27. Coal hewer. Higher Tythegston, Glamorgan, Wales.
David Wylde. Son. 24. Coal hewer. Higher Tythegston, Glamorgan, Wales.
Mary Jane Wylde. Daughter. 20.   Higher Tythegston, Glamorgan, Wales.
Maggie Jane Wylde. Daughter. 12.   Higher Tythegston, Glamorgan, Wales.

Criminal Record.

I have not found a reason for his commitment yet but Jenkin Wylde was committed to jail on the 8th of January 1902 & released on the 21st of January 1902.

Death of Jenkin Wylde.

Jenkin died in 1907 in Glamorgan, Wales.

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