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19 July 2024
Margaret Jane Wylde, great grandmother of Alan Morris.

Margaret Jane Wylde was my Great Grandmother, she died nearly 50 years before I was born.

Margaret Jane Wylde.

Birth of Margaret Jane Wylde.

Margaret Jane Wylde was born in 1890 in Kenfig Hill, Glamorgan, Wales. Her father was Jenkin Wylde & her mother was Susana Lewis.

Wedding of Margaret Jane Wylde & Benjamin Morris.

Margaret Jane Wylde married Benjamin Morris at the Registry Office in Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales. They got married on November 9th 1909. The wedding certificate shows that Margaret was living in Crown Road, Kenfig Hill, Glamorgan, Wales.

The two witnesses on the wedding certificate were Lily Martha Rees & Catherine A Cox.

Children of Margaret Jane Wylde & Benjamin Morris.

  1. Daniel Edward Morris. 1910-1974
  2. Llewelyn Morris. 1911-1969
  3. Benjamin Brynley Morris. 1914-1984
  4. Catherine Ann Morris. 1916-1918

Census Records for Margaret.

I have been able to find Margaret Jane Wylde on the census records in 1891, 1901, & 1911.

1891 Census taken on 5 April.

This Census was taken in Llangynwyd, Glamorgan, Wales.  It shows the family living at 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.

1911 Census taken on 2 April.

This Census was taken in Nant-y-moel, Glamorgan, Wales.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
Benjamin Morris. Head. 23. Coal miner/hewer. Aberporth, Cardigan, Wales.
Margaret Jane Morris. Wife. 21.   Glamorgan, Wales.
Daniel Edward Morris. Son. 1.   Nantymoel, Glamorgan, Wales.

Death of Margaret Jane Morris.

Margaret died on the 29th of November in 1918 in Nantymoel, Glamorgan, Wales. The cause of death on her death certificate was entered as Influenza, congestion of lump.

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