Our South Australian Pioneer Families
WATTS / DAVIES
Thomas WATTS (1789-1867)
Born Yarpole, Herefordshire
married: 22 Dec 1819
Mary DAVIES (1794-1871)
Christened 19 Feb 1797 Orleton, Herefordshire
daughter of John DAVIES & Mary REYNOLDS
Thomas WATTS was born in Yarpole, Herefordshire but married and raised
his large family in Orleton Herefordshire the village where his wife Mary DAVIES had been born and raised.
The 1851 UK census shows Thomas WATTS with wife Mary DAVIES and several of
their children living in Orleton,
but by the time of the 1861 UK Census there is only the elderly Thomas and Mary still living
Children of Thomas WATTS & Mary DAVIES:
Harriet WATTS ch. 1820 Orleton
Thomas WATTS ch. 1821 Orleton
John WATTS b. 1823, ch. 1824 Oreleton
Married: 1861 Tenbury, Herefordshire
Sarah MAUND b. 1831 Bleathwood, Hereford
Daughter of John & Mary MAUND
Joseph WATTS ch. 26 March 1868
William WATTS ch. June 1869
Mary WATTS ch. 1826 Orleton
William WATTS ch. 1828 Orleton
Married: 1858, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Emma TRANSWELL b. 1832 Stanton Lacy, Shropshire
John WATTS b. 1859
Alice WATTS b. 1869
Richard WATTS b. 1871
Martha WATTS b. 1876
Elizabeth WATTS ch. 1830 Orleton
Married: 1852, Leominster
Edward BENNETT b. 1826 Bleathwood, Hereford.
Mary BENNETT b. 1852
Thomas BENNETT b. 1854
Walter BENNETT b. 1857
Annie BENNETT b. 1858
Richard BENNETT b. 1863
Elizabeth BENNETT b. 1869
Edward BENNETT b. 1873
William BENNETT b. 1877
Jane WATTS ch. 1833 Orleton
Richard WATTS b. 1836 Orleton
George WATTS 1839 Orleton
Jane WATTS b. 1840 Orleton
married: James POWELL (1835-1873)
son of William & Elizabeth POWELL
17 Dec 1863 Orleton, Hereford, UK
George WATTS b. 1863 Orleton, Hereford.
Louisa POWELL ch. 1865 Broomfield, Shrop.
William POWELL (1867-1863) Broomfield, Shrop.
Mary Anne POWELL ch. 1869 Bromfield, Shrop.
Elizabeth POWELL ch. 1871 Bromfield, Shropshire.
James POWELL b. 1873 Leintwardine, Hereford.
Last Updated January 2006