Robert Evans (1864 to 1916).
Pugh's Row, Brymbo:
Robert was still a single man on 5th April when the census was taken, but probably courting Jane Jones, who he married 19 days later.
I think this might be him, with John Evans, possibly his father, as lodgers:
Ann Williams, head, single, Lodg (sic) - probably an abbreviation for Lodging house keeper, (or does it say Lady?), age 54, born Pentrevoilas.
John Evans, boarder, single, age 50, general labourer, born Merioneth.
Robert Evans, boarder, single, age 26, general labourer, born Denbigh, Denbigh
John Humphreys, Boarder, single, age 22, general labourer, born Llangym..
Robert's first marriage, (from certificate):
24th April 1891.
Robert married Jane Jones, spinster, at the Register Office, Wrexham.
Robert was aged 26, a furnace man, of Brymbo.
Jane's age was given as 23 years, also of Brymbo.
Jane's father: Robert Jones, furnaceman.
Robert's father: John, was a quarryman.
Witnesses E. Morris, Margaret Jones (her mark).
Robert and Jane's children:
Robert John Evans (1891 to 1976),
Robert John Evans was born on 3rd December 1891 at Blast Row, Brymbo.
His father was Robert Evans, Iron Furnaceman. He registered the birth on 19th December.
His mother was Jane Evans, formerly Jones.
Married to Martha Hughes in 1925. Children: Thomas Raymond (1934 to 2006)...
Robert John died in Rhyl in 1976.]
(William) David Evans (1893 to 1976),
[ Born on 18th September 1893. Known as David or 'Dai'. WW1: Royal Army Service Corps from 18th January 1815 to 17th May 1919. (Regimental number: WT4/037420). Married to Sarah Winifred Ellis (1895 to 1962) on 14th July 1915. Children: Idris (1915 to 1973), Wilfred (5th January 1920 to 1994), Stanley (1932 to 1974).
Sarah died in 1962, William died in 1976. Both are buried in Coedpoeth cemetery, along with one of their sons, Stanley.]
Arthur Evans (1897 to 1977),
[ Born on 16th July 1897 in Brymbo. WW1: Royal Welsh Fusiliers (Regimental Number: 61358). Listed as 'wounded' in 1918. Married to Charlotte Bulcock (1902 to 1988) in 1932. Children: Kenneth (1933 to 2000), Arthur (1935 to 1935). Arthur Evans died, aged 86, in Coedpoeth, in 1977, Charlotte died in 1988.]
41 High Street, Brymbo.
Robert, recently widowed, with three sons.
Robert Evans, widower, age 36, coal hewer, born Denbigh.
Robert J. Evans, son, age 9, born Brymbo.
David Evans, son, age 7, born Brymbo.
Arthur Evans, son, age 3, born Brymbo.
Robert's second marriage, (from certificate):
4th November 1901.
Robert married Elizabeth Edwards, widow, at the Register Office, Wrexham.
Robert was aged 36, a collier, of 41 Hill Street, Brymbo.
Elizabeth's age was given as 41 years.
She lived at 23 Llewelyn Road, Vron, Brymbo. [Known locally as Top Row].
Elizabeth's father, Robert Roberts (Deceased), collier.
Robert's father, John, was a stone quarryman.
Witnesses: James Griffiths, (his mark), Mary Ann Griffiths.
Birth of Robert and Elizabeth's child, Margaret:
Margaret Alice Evans was born on 5th August 1902 at 23 Top Row, Vron, Brymbo, Wrexham.
Her father was Robert Evans, brickworks labourer.
Her mother, Elizabeth Evans, late Edwards, formerly Roberts, registered the birth on 9th September 1902.
2 Blast Road, Brymbo
Robert Evans, age 45, labourer, steelworks, born Denbigh.
Elizabeth Evans, age 52, born Llangollen.
(Marriage has lasted 10 years with one child, still living.)
David Evans, age 18, cutter, coal mine, born Brymbo.
Ioon (Juan, Joan?) Edwards, (Roberts' stepson) age 16, labourer, coal mine, born Brymbo.
Arthur Evans, son, age 14, scholar, born Brymbo.
Lavinia Edwards, (Roberts' stepdaughter), age 13, born Brymbo.
William Eric Edwards, (Roberts' stepson), age 11, born Brymbo.
Margaret Alice Evans, age 9, born Brymbo.
Robert Evans was buried in Coedpoeth cemetery on 18th December 1916, aged 51 years.
Elizabeth outlived him by 34 years and was buried in the same plot on 5th October 1940 aged 80 years.