Isabella Lewis Ancestry

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Lillian Boyd

James Boyd

Robert Mcgee Boyd

John Noel Boyd

William Miller Boyd (b.1927)

William Miller Boyd (1915-1923)

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(Thanks to Norman Acton for family tree of Isabella Lewis)
(Thanks also to Carol Smith's tree: )
(Thanks to Claire Layfield for information on the Boyd family)

 William Lewis  (c.1783)
Born in Llangwm, Monmouthshire, Wales
Died: 17.11.1887 in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales

married Elizabeth Edwards (c.1789) (born Blaenavon, Monmouthshire?)
1871 -Elizabeth Lewis aged 54 born Blaenavon, Monmouthshire with brother-in-law James Lewis born Coldicottt. He was married to Ann James
NB Longbone Family Tree has slightly different information


William Lewis (1819), Anne Lewis (1825-1892)  Samuel Acton (1826-1892)

William Lewis (1819) married Elizabeth Prothero (1817)

According to the 1851 Census William was born in Caldicote, Monmouthshire, Wales.
He moved to Birkenhead in 1848. Labourer

Elizabeth was born in Blaenavon.

They were married in 1851.


Charles (b.1838), Isabella (b.1839), Henry (b.1842), Sarah (b.1844), Lucy (b.1849), John (b.1851), Thomas (1853-1898),   Eliza (b.1854), Mary (b.1857)

Thomas Lewis married Sarah Headen (1859 - 1917) - both were born in Birkenhead, Wirral.

John Boyd
was born in 1839
Christened 20th September, 1839
Donaghadee, Down, Ireland
He died in 1901 in Birkenhead.

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14th April 1862
aged 22 yrs
 St Marys, Birkenhead
he married
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Marriage certificate says 'Parish Church' so may not have been St Marys
 Isabella Lewis.
She was born 10.6.1839 (Monmouth, Gwent, Wales) She died in Birkenhead in 1912.

 They had 9 (10?) children. Robert Magee was the eldest.

Children: Robert Magee (c1862), William Henry (1864-1940), Thomas (1866), Grace? (1869), Lucy (1870-1893), Isabella (1875-1937), Eliza (1878), Elizabeth (1880), John (1883).
NB Not sure that all this information re the children is correct.
1871 Census: Living at 4 Alma St, Birkenhead with 3 children & 2 Hibbert children & 2 Lewis children. Mother-in-law's house.
(Louise Lewis' tree says born in Cardiff Rd, Newport, Gwent) -
Carol Smith's tree

See Boyd Ancestry for more information

 Robert Magee Boyd
b. 1863).
Occupation -
Chipper And Caulker
in the shipyards.
 in 1887
he married -
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 Sarah Thomas Miller
(1864 - 1944)
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Father was William Miller
 (NB Previously I had thought this to be Sarah Davies)

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The family lived at 27 Leicester Street, Birkenhead
Total children born alive - 12.
Total children still living - 7.

William (23), Robert (21), James (18), George (14), John (12), Edmund (9), Lilian (5

Children who died before 1911 - 5.

William Miller Boyd (b.1888) (my grandfather) married Elizabeth Ann Hastings

Siblings of W.M.Boyd: Second names and other notes came from dad.
DOB & first name from
1911 census. Click here to see the 1911 census
1888 William Miller
(In 1911 worked in the shipyard)
1890 Robert Cadman
killed in WWI 1918 Click here for WWI information.
(In 1911 worked in the shipyard)
1892 James Thomas
killed in WWI (In 1911 worked in the shipyard)
1897 George A
(1897 -  )
sniper in WWI (In 1911 worked as an errand boy for a shop)
Married Florence Edwards
1899 John Noel
(188 - 1972)
sniper in WWI Married Ellen Jones
1902 Edmund N H
(1902 - 1973)
  Married Lilian M Parker
(1904 - 1931)??? Had 6 children???
1906 Lilian  

Other Sisters?: Nellie, May, Emily , Sarah  (unsure)
Claire Layfield's tree mentions an Isabella and a Sarah both born 1901