Owen [152305]

1805-1806: The accounts of Peter Jackson churchwarden for Warford:

To postage of a letter informing of the Reverend Ralph Carrs resignation and sequestration   4½d

Edward Wynne for painting   £1 8s 1¾d

John Thornton for ditto   £5 4s 0½d

Treat to Mr J. Lucas about the organ   8¼d

Thomas Massey as per bill for work done in the churchyard   1s 10½d

Paid Mr Philip Henshall clerks salary for 1 year   13s

Thomas Antrobus bill for glazing and painting   £2 17s 5¾d

John Dumvile saddlers bill   3s 3d

John Twiss organist’s salary from 1 January 1805 to Easter Sunday [6 April] 1806

Miss Ann Norbury’s bill for washing and mending surplices   4s 8¼d

Philip Lowe’s bill for new coat for sexton, bread, candles, &c.   9s 2½d

James Mottram blowing bellows same time as the organist   13s 6d

John Holburt for clerking to Easter Tuesday [8 April 1806]

John Henshall for smith work as per bill   8s 6d

Edward Wainwright for carpenter work   16s 3d

Thomas Owen for whitewashing and plaistering   £1 14s 4¼d

Nathaniel Dumvile for repairing and cleaning clock   5s 10½d

John Swindells cleaning church, opening church doors and care of clock   17s 6d

Mr Lean’s bill for whiteing glue &c   5s 3d

J. T. Stanley esquire bill for timber, lime &c.   10s 3¾d

George Germain for a pair of shoes for sexton   2s 9d

Thomas Owen and his men liquour when working at church   2s 11d

Samuel Jepson for ditto   1¾d

Edward Wainwrights allowance when working in the church   2s 9¼d

John Holburts allowance when clerking   1s 5½d

John Antrobus and his men when working at church   1s 9¼d

Thomas Massey and John Swindels when working in church yard   4d

William Hambleton for coals and making fire for painters   6¾d

Mr Johnson for wine on 4 sacrament days   16s 9d

Mr Whittle’s bill for hair   3s 9d

Ditto for drawing 1 load of slate   2s 6d

Mrs Broadhurst for gravelling churchyard   2s

Robert Foden for repairing house   4½d

Mr Bailey for parchment   9d

William Dale’s bill   2s 4½d

Samuel Jepson’s bill   1s 7d

Wardens, singers and parishioners treat when the Reverend Edward Stanley came to Alderley   7s 0¼d

A treat to Knutsford ringers by Mr Jackson   6s

Mr Downes leading sand &c ½ day   1s

£30 7s 5d; received by a lay, £32 2s 5d: £1 15s

5 June 1819: Bond by William Owen [signs] of Adlington, county Chester, farmer, James Pimlott [signs: Pimlot] of Butley, county Chester, gentleman and John Gee [signs] of Macclesfield, county Chester, millwright and engineer, to David Browne of Macclesfield gentleman, clerk of the court of the manor and forest of Macclesfield, in £777: to appear at the next court on Monday 21 June 1819 at Macclesfield, to prosecute Richard Legh esquire and Joseph Pimlott for taking one clock with oak case, one oak chest of drawers, one painted table, two round stools, one old oak screen, five chairs, one weather glass, one fender and fire irons, three smoothing irons, one Italian iron, one iron stand, one large looking glass, three large baskets, five flower pots, one small cupboard with crockery, one small looking glass, one fire shovel, one copper tea kettle, one old oak chest, two cotton looms, one side saddle, one lot of sundries, one clothes horse, one oak dining table, one weather glass, one large painted table and form, one knife box, four small cheeses, one lot of knives and forks, four large barrels, one small barrel, four steens, one lot of sundries, two pair of bedsteads, oak and mahogany, two chaff beds, one feather bed, three feather bolsters, one flock bolster, two feather pillows, six blankets, two sheets, two bed covers, one large map, one churn, one coal box, one tub and measure, one lot of sacks, two flails, one washing dolly and riddle, one old bench, one oak dresser, one cheese press, one toaster, three tubs, sundry farming utensils, one lot of cans, several milk steans, shelves and earthen ware, a lot of metal weights, one frying pan, two oak bedsteads, two chaff beds, three flock bolsters, two feather bolsters, one sheet, six blankets, two covers, one stool, four scythes, cart, thrippers, one broad wheel’d cart with iron arms, one lot of rakes and pikels, a quantity of old iron, a small lot of wheat straw, corn trial, an old can, a quantity of wood, several farming implements, six cowties, two flails, one milking stool, a lot of wood, dung forks, one ladder, iron rakes, one wheelbarrow, two cart saddles, a quantity of horses gearing, dung forks and shovels, one bucket, two halters, a large tub, one grey stallion, one cow, one bay mare, twenty two geese, one brown mare, one grey mare, one field and a piece of oats, one ditto wheat, a piece of a field of wheat, five fields of mowing grass, one lot of fowls and ducks (worth £388 10s). Witness: Peter Browne [signs]. Mr James Moorhouse [signs] testifies to the value. Witness: David Browne [signs]

7 May 1842: Bill from John Owen to the Churchwardens of Alderley for carting lime and sand for the slaters

25 March 1880: Bill of sale by David Owen, hitcher, and Thomas Rowland, coalminer, 3 Alice Place, Cwmaman, Aberdare, Glamorgan, in favour of William R. Cohen

2 October 1906: Postcard to master Bennett V. Owen, Castle House, Llanidloes, North Wales: ‘I hope you have had many drives with Uncle Llewellin and that both of you are quite well. I have had a bit of Inflammation in my left Eye from road dust after the Motor Race   With best Love  Dada’

31 July 1914: Miss Louisa Peach, aged 45, a London actress staying with Mr J. W. H. Humphreys of Crook Log, Avenue Road, Falmouth, appeared in court accused of having tried to kill herself by throwing herself in the sea at midnight at Gyllyngvase. Evidence was given by Police Sergeant Hall, Humphreys, John Ewart Gilbert (a camper who helped rescue her) and Dr J. F. H. Owen. Other campers who helped were Messrs R. Pye, C. Lincoln, A. Banks, Ivor and Cyril Corlyon, J. Ruse and R. Pearce.

24 January 1920: IN MEMORIAM: OWEN: In loving memory of Elizabeth wife of Daniel Owen, of 20 Bromley Street, Congleton, who died 13 January 1920 aged 62: from her sorrowing husband and sons

October 1922: A short account of the work of Mr Owen, till illness caused him to resign his post as vicar of Seaton Hirst. … As curate of Cambois, he was entrusted by his vicar, Canon Usher, with the building of the mission church. … Seaton Hirst was a district of the parish of Woodhorn, in which Mr (now Canon) Rhodes had built a nice church – St John’s. … We can but earnestly hope that rest and his native North Wales air will help to renew his health.

January 1932: candidate for membership of the Cyclists’ Touring Club: R. L. Owen, 23 Reservoir Road, Edgeley Park; candidate for junior membership: J. Owen, 31 Buckingham Road, E.15

15 April 1953: County court judgments against Arthur Owen, 47 Brook Street, Nottingham; and against Mr H. N. Owen, 36 Greenmore Road, Knowle, Bristol, motor engineer; and against Mr Owen, Cae Ysguber Wen, Penrhosgarnedd, Caernarvon

1955: Lletyau Pregethwyr: Dosbarth Penlleyn. Deunant – Gorff., Medi, Miss Owen, Ysgubor Bach. Awst, Mrs Jones, Bodernabwy. Tach., Chwef., Mrs Jones, Min-y-Mor. Rhag., Mrs Jones, Caerau. Ion., Mai, Mrs Jones, Tywyn. Mawrth, Mrs Jones, Brynmor. Meh., Hyd., Ebrill, Mrs Williams, Ty Capel.

4 October 1963: Handel Owen, tenor Covent Garden Opera Chorus

26 June 1971: Coventry Speedway: Brandon Bees riders: Les Owen

1974: Members of Seaton Carew Golf Club: Gentlemen: G. J. Owen, Prescelly, 42 Newlands Avenue, Hartlepool Tel.: 3911

25 April 1979: Gwyn P. Owen (Isle of Anglesey), referee. ‘Commenced refereeing in the Anglesey League in 1961, then continued via Welsh League North and Welsh League to the Football League’s referees list. Refereed the Scotland v. Northern Ireland Amateur International in 1972. Lined the 1970 England v. Scotland Under-23 match, a Football League Cup semi-final in 1972 and a number of U.E.F.A. and European Cup matches. A married man, with three children, he is Headmaster of Llanddona Primary School. Has a caravan business – buying and selling, farms and plays cricket. Part-time soccer spokesman on B.B.C. Radio and Television – Welsh speaking programmes.’