Mary Owen

Mary Evans was born Mary Owen, probably in about 1743 and must have come from a wealthy family, receiving a good education. She was a key figure in establishing the Evans family in the coaching business in Wolverhampton. Because a Daniel Banton was guardian to her children and executor of her husband’s will, it has long been speculated that her maiden name was Banton. Continue reading →
Last updated on 31 March 2018 by JJ Morgan

Henry John Marten

Henry Marten was born in Plaistow on 3 Feb 1827, the second eldest son of Robert Giles Marten. His father and grandfather both died in 1839 when he was only twelve. He was educated at a private school in Margate, Kent. He seems to have gained a rapid career start, being appointed chief Water Engineer for Wolverhampton at the tender age of 19. Continue reading →
Last updated on 6 November 2022 by JJ Morgan

Thomas Morgan

Thomas Morgan was born in Jamaica Street in the centre of Bristol on 14 Mar 1850 and was the first of the Morgans to move to London and pursue a literate career. His grandfather Isaac Morgan originally came from Luccombe on the edge of Exmoor.  Continue reading →
Last updated on 2 December 2022 by JJ Morgan

Old Photos

The collection of old nineteenth and early twentieth century photographs is extensive and some are not easily identifiable. Photos are most easily available by selecting the topic Photos in the topic menu. Continue reading →
Last updated on 8 November 2022 by JJ Morgan

Index of Names

This is a list of all the names that appear in my offline family tree as of September 2017. Please ‘contact us’ for further details. Continue reading →
Last updated on 28 August 2022 by JJ Morgan